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Letter "S" » scanted
«Warm weather fosters growth: cold weather destroys it. Thus a man with an unsympathetic temperament has a scant joy: but a man with a warm and friendly heart overflowing blessings, and his beneficence will extend to posterity.»
Author: Hung Tzu-cheng
, cold weather
, extend to
«I had, out of my sixty teachers, a scant half dozen who couldn't have been supplanted by phonographs.»
Author: Don Herold
, half a dozen
, half dozen
«Facts which at first seem improbable will, even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty.»
Author: Galileo Galilei
«I recommend limiting one's involvement in other people's lives to a pleasantly scant minimum.»
«Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is abominable? / Shall I count them pure with the wicked balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights? / For the rich men thereof are full of violence, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.»
«As for the grass, it grew as scant as hair / In leprosy.»
«What he hath scanted men in hair, he hath given them in wit»