But those who heaped abuse were the rarities, the people my friends and I laughed at.
George H.W. Bush was that rarest of rarities: a genuinely modest man in the office of the presidency.
For the supplying of rarities and surprises there are no birds like the warblers.
So much for John's three daughters, which you will say were rarities to be fond of.
Hundreds and hundreds of dollars must have been spent in purchasing the specimens, among which were numbers of all rarities.
At that time there was no office, while letters were rarities.
Do you not see what feigned prices are set upon little stones and rarities?
Travellers, especially the English, are rarities at this season.
Illustrated books of the early centuries are the greatest of rarities.
He was not greedy of money, except choice pieces of gold or rarities.
early 15c., "thinness;" 1550s, "fewness," from Middle French rarité or directly from Latin raritas "thinness, looseness of texture; fewness," from rarus (see rare (adj.1)). Sense of "a rare thing or event" is from 1590s.