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meager
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
lacking in quantity or quality
  • 6 It is not upon you alone the dark patches fall, The dark threw its patches down upon me also, The best I had done seem'd to me blank and suspicious, My great thoughts as I supposed them, were they not in reality meagre?
    Book 8 — Crossing Brooklyn Ferry (53% in)
  • Not Meagre, Latent Boughs Alone Not meagre, latent boughs alone, O songs!
    Book 34 — SANDS AT SEVENTY (54% in)
  • Not Meagre, Latent Boughs Alone Not meagre, latent boughs alone, O songs!
    Book 34 — SANDS AT SEVENTY (54% in)

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