"In the scantiness of your raiment, Citoyenne," he answered acidly.
Wild reindeer had made up for the scantiness of their food supply.
Lavendale declared afterwards that he would have preferred the scantiness of Harpagon's table to this reeking profusion.
But this scantiness of information need not cause us much regret.
He was desirous of visiting Trent, while the council were sitting; but the scantiness of his purse defeated his curiosity.
The action reminded me of the scantiness of attire in which I stood arrayed.
But such preparation was not the work of a moment, especially, from the scantiness of Lucy's cooking utensils.
The one difficulty lay in the scantiness of her information.
Miss Tox's dress, though perfectly genteel and good, had a certain character of angularity and scantiness.
The scantiness both of fauna and flora is natural when the unfavourable125 climatic conditions are considered.