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The scantiness of work on this tribe is so immense that I was not surprised to read Alexander W.
a Kind of Revenging our selves upon the Narrowness of our Faculties, by exemplifying that extraordinary Charity upon One or Two which we both owe, and are also ready and disposed, but by reason of the Scantiness of our Condition, are not sufficiently able to exercise towards all.
Most likely owing to the scantiness of relevant information and the lack of a scientific basis, the practice has not drawn due scholarly attention.
The scantiness of materials is indeed a formidable difficulty; but no one knows better than Dr.
Whatever be the soil, climate, or extent of territory of any particular nation, the abundance or scantiness of its annual supply must, in that particular situation, depend upon those two circumstances.
Under former heaven causes, Wang lists systemic yin vacuity with fluid and humor depletion and scantiness and systemic yang vacuity with inability to move water.
In the Belle Epoque literary tradition, the nature of Asia invoked a sense of oblivion and scantiness of human effort; it was reminiscent of merciless forces that were wiping off the traces of human existence from the face of the earth.
Appearing a few weeks later in the Sydney Gazette, with his customary apology for the 'exceeding scantiness of my knowledge of their language', the untranslated 'Songs' stand out starkly amidst the dense columns of colonial news.
While some of these sites are serious and open to improvement, the major deficiency of all the Arab environmental sites is their lack of interaction with the public and the paucity of users reflected in the scantiness of comments, and failure to attract "chatters.
It was the scantiness of the Lord's loincloth which offended the Reverend Fathers, although I myself have seen scantier ones in seventeenth-century Mexican churches.
Finally, a bottom section offers Anya's own narrative, in which she reflects on Senior C, who hires her to be the typist of his "Strong Opinions" manuscript (though he seems far more interested in the scantiness of her clothing than her lamentable typing skills).
The formation of historical judgments lags behind that of physical judgments not only because of greater complexity and scantiness of the data, but also because to a large extent historians have not developed the habit of stating to themselves and to the public the systematic conceptual structures which they employ in organizing their data to anything like the extent in which physical inquirers expose their conceptual framework.
But while we meditate these unsettling contextual questions, Coverdale himself moves swiftly from Zenobia's ideas to her person: a "magnificent woman," meant for "the stage" or, better, to be the subject of "painters and sculptors"--preferably the latter because (as Coverdale's imagination turns semi-pornographic) "the cold decorum of the marble would consist with the utmost scantiness of drapery," so that, "chastely," he insists, "the eye might be gladdened with her material perfection, in its entireness" (3:44).
Are the drilldowns notable for their scantiness or their abundance?
The distribution of the bones from the pits is irregular, probably caused by the scantiness of the material--the pits provided only 236 determinable bone fragments.