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The sun poured down its burning rays upon the heathen deities of marble and bronze: it raised the temperature of the water in the conch shells, and ripened, on the walls, those magnificent peaches, of which the king, fifty years later, spoke so regretfully, when, at Marly, on an occasion of a scarcity of the finer sorts of peaches being complained of, in the beautiful gardens there - gardens which had cost France double the amount that had been expended on Vaux - the
seems to derive some support from the scarcity of angels.
Evidently emboldened by the scarcity of our numbers, they commenced to advance upon us, brandishing their spears and shouting horribly.
In all the orders, the scarcity of the individuals is even more remarkable than that of the species.
They had credit in plenty, but they had bills also in abundance, and laboured under a scarcity of ready money.
Selling straw to the peasants in times of scarcity of provender was what he might do, even though he felt sorry for them; but the tavern and the pothouse must be put down, though they were a source of income.
They labour under the disadvantages of a scarcity of wood and water,--evils of a serious character, until art has had time to supply the deficiencies of nature.
Not that there is any scarcity of far better and more endearing and more accomplished girls than I am; not that I am much, but that they have made so much of me
It was in these apartments that Mr Swiveller made use of the expressions above recorded for the consolation and encouragement of his desponding friend; and it may not be uninteresting or improper to remark that even these brief observations partook in a double sense of the figurative and poetical character of Mr Swiveller's mind, as the rosy wine was in fact represented by one glass of cold gin-and-water, which was replenished as occasion required from a bottle and jug upon the table, and was passed from one to another, in a scarcity of tumblers which, as Mr Swiveller's was a bachelor's establishment, may be acknowledged without a blush.
20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Water scarcity challenges are becoming more acute across the globe.
The financial modelling tool designed for water-dependant businesses to access current and future water risks in decision making, now boasts the capability of tracking how water scarcity impacts revenue.
However, the scarcity of fossil-based feedstock and the growing awareness toward sustainable environment have shifted platform chemicals to renewable resources in their production process.
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Our attitudes toward scarcity and abundance in other aspects of our lives greatly influence our success.
A single Arab strategy should be developed in order to tackle water scarcity and to carry out a holistic review of the water system in all Arab countries," the minister told KUNA on the sidelines of the Third Arab Water Forum held here today.