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Example sentences from the Web for parsimony
The family lived with a contradictory sense of parsimony and indulgence, “both beyond and below our means.”
In spite of a decided tendency to parsimony, vanity required that they should receive one evening in the week.The Collection of Antiquities|Honore de Balzac
I had always been lavish of my means, for whatever faults I may have preserved, avarice and parsimony were not of their number.Clemence|Retta Babcock
He has the crime of prodigality, and the wretchedness of parsimony.Life of Johnson|James Boswell