Sentence Examples

  • A relative scarcity in running waters prevails in the whole region between the Danube and the Drave.
  • The shores fall rapidly as a rule, and there is a marked scarcity of islands, none occurring of any size or at a distance from the coast line.
  • That year, however, was an unusually bad year; the lamperns, from their scarcity, fetched £8, ios.
  • There were occasionally riots due to scarcity of corn (notably in Mexico itself in 1692).
  • One reason for this scarcity is to be sought in connexion with the fact that multiplicative stages are very rarely met with, at any rate in the general circulation.

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