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Letter "S" » scarce
«Economics is the science which studies human behavior as a relationship between ends and scarce means which have alternative uses»
«Gold, n.: A soft malleable metal relatively scarce in distribution. It is mined deep in the earth by poor men who then give it to rich men who immediately bury it back in the earth in great prisons, although gold hasn't done anything to them.»
«Capital isn't scarce; vision is.»
«And with these sayings scarce restrained they the people, that they had not done sacrifice unto them.»
«And when we had sailed slowly many days, and scarce were come over against Cnidus, the wind not suffering us, we sailed under Crete, over against Salmone; / And, hardly passing it, came unto a place which is called The fair havens; nigh whereunto was the city of Lasea.»
«A child thinks 20 shillings and 20 years can scarce ever be spent.»
«Affliction is a treasure, and scarce any man hath enough of it.»
«As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.»
«Can anybody remember when the times were not hard, and money not scarce?»
«But scarce observed, the knowing and the bold Fall in the general massacre of gold; Wide-wasting pest! that rages unconfined, And crowds with crimes the records of mankind; For gold his sword the hireling ruffian draws, For gold the hireling judge di»
Author: Samuel Johnson
, The Pest
, The Records