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scarcity
used in Love's Labour's Lost

3 uses
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Definition
shortage (having an amount that is less than desired)
  • My love, her mistress, is a gracious moon; She, an attending star, scarce seen a light.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — The same (61% in)
  • Other slow arts entirely keep the brain; And therefore, finding barren practisers, Scarce show a harvest of their heavy toil; But love, first learned in a lady's eyes, Lives not alone immured in the brain, But with the motion of all elements, Courses as swift as thought in every power, And gives to every power a double power, Above their functions and their offices.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — The same (85% in)
  • The face of an old Roman coin, scarce seen.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — The same. Before the Princess's pavilion (69% in)

There are no more uses of "scarcity" in Love's Labour's Lost.

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