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pittance
used in Atlas Shrugged

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an inadequate payment
  • You knew that your basic pittance would be given to you anyway, whether you worked or not-your 'housing and feeding allowance,' it was called-and above that pittance, you had no chance to get anything, no matter how hard you tried.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (22% in)
  • You knew that your basic pittance would be given to you anyway, whether you worked or not-your 'housing and feeding allowance,' it was called-and above that pittance, you had no chance to get anything, no matter how hard you tried.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (22% in)
  • And if you ever want to see pure evil, you should have seen the way her eyes glinted when she watched some man who'd talked back to her once and who'd just heard his name on the list of those getting nothing above basic pittance.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (33% in)
  • But I've got nothing except the pittance you give me and .... and you might change your mind any time.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (39% in)

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