not plentiful

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  • Really good and new stories for boys and girls are not plentiful. Cited from The Grammar School Boys Snowbound, by H. Irving Hancock
  • As game is not plentiful, it is sometimes used for food. Cited from Little Journey to Puerto Rico, by Marian M. George
  • The fish about here are not plentiful, and what they catch have to be sought for at a long distance off. Cited from Cord and Creese, by James de Mille
  • The owners told me that they were to be found in the near-by mountains, but were not plentiful. Cited from War in the Garden of Eden, by Kermit Roosevelt
  • The women were not as bad, but they were not plentiful. Cited from The Young Duke, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • "Men bearing such proofs of service to their country are not plentiful in our money-getting land." Cited from His Sombre Rivals, by E. P. Roe
  • The discovery apparently did not particularly interest them because, you see, in the East minerals were not plentiful. Cited from The Story of Porcelain, by Sara Ware Bassett
  • Young girls were not plentiful in that neighborhood, I knew. Cited from Capitola The Madcap, by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  • Their provisions were not plentiful; and the rigorous winter would soon set in. Cited from The Intriguers, by Harold Bindloss
  • Fish were not plentiful, but some were taken with hook and line from the rocks. Cited from A Voyage to Terra Australis, by Matthew Flinders
  • If there is much demand in a certain community for a food that is not plentiful in the market, the price of that food always goes up. Cited from Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2
  • The hair in the rector's description was light brown and not plentiful. Cited from Armadale, by Wilkie Collins
  • The building was a crude frame building and the equipment was not plentiful.
  • Materials for forming a picture of Indian life under his rule are not plentiful but it was clearly an age of fusion. Cited from Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3), by Charles Eliot
  • Success was not plentiful in the early years, although by 1967 they had managed to win promotion to the top division in their local league.
  • This run is actually quite timid - being a simple straight run, and all of these runs suffer badly if snowfall is not plentiful.
  • The food was good -- better than good, it was excellent, but not plentiful, and the beds were clean and full of sleep. Cited from The Martial Adventures of Henry and Me,by W. White
  • Men of the kind are not plentiful unless they plainly perceive substantial advantage from assuming the part. Cited from The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood, by Arthur Griffiths
  • We got nothing amongst them but Corn, Flesh being not plentiful, by reason of the great Number of their People. Cited from A New Voyage to Carolina, by John Lawson
  • Lions are not plentiful here an' they don't get overfed. Cited from The Man of the Forest, by Zane Grey
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