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scarcity
used in Henry VIII

2 uses
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Definition
shortage (having an amount that is less than desired)
  • You have scarce time To steal from spiritual leisure a brief span To keep your earthly audit.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Ante-chamber to the King's apartment (32% in)
  • My Lord of Norfolk, as you are truly noble, As you respect the common good, the state Of our despis'd nobility, our issues, Who, if he live, will scarce be gentlemen, Produce the grand sum of his sins, the articles Collected from his life.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Ante-chamber to the King's apartment (64% in)

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