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  • Your letters were so meagre—I could never tell!
  • But for the moment she was so happy, so lifted up by the belief that her troubles at last were over, that she forgot to be ashamed of her meagre answers.
  • A long time passed, but Morris remained absent; the shadows gathered; the evening settled down on the meagre elegance of the light, clear-coloured room; the fire went out.

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  • They danced for the rest of the half hour, stopping to swallow their meager lunches only while Signor Carlotti was changing the phonograph between songs.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • Inside, along with the rest of our meager possessions, were the Tales.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City

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