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    1. ▪ People who hold on to their possessions in a miserly fashion that all joy is banished from their lives

    2. 24 But against him who is a miser of his meat the whole city shall murmur; and the testimonies of his miserly way shall not be

    3. " Bill continued, "It wasn't that he was miserly or anything like that

    4. very miserly with energy, and will devote its 1000-calorie ration to

    5. he was miserly, very cheap

    6. She had a modem spirit that wounded the antiquated sobriety and poorly disguised miserly heart of Fernanda, and that, on the other hand, Aureliano Segundo took pleasure in developing

    7. Not that you could call it much, a scoop of lumpy mashed potato, grisly, tough beef and a miserly serving of tasteless gravy

    8. He had thought of her as miserly

    9. But not because we are miserly;

    10. He was known for his generosity with heart but miserly with his words

    11. Even in his lovemaking he was selfish and miserly

    12. I am very miserly with mine and on most occasions they are true

    13. They turned their miserly poverty into a religion

    14. Scrooge’s giving the ‘charitable’ institutions money was motivated by the exact reason that Holland invented places where poor people could go and die indoors… so their deaths and their dead corpses would not be seen in public as a damning indictment on the inhumanity of Hollanders that all their riches and wealth created in their miserly selfish souls

    15. The unspoken assumption that you could be a greedy miserly bastard all your life was okay as long as you gave a few ‘presents’ during Christmas

    16. They eke it out miserly

    17. I have said virtue, wealth, and generosity, because a great man who is vicious will be a great example of vice, and a rich man who is not generous will be merely a miserly beggar; for the possessor of wealth is not made happy by possessing it, but by spending it, and not by spending as he pleases, but by knowing how to spend it well

    18. miserly that he denied himself even the necessaries of life

    19. And they are miserly because they have no means of openly acquiring the money which they prize; they will spend that which is another man's on the gratification of their desires, stealing their pleasures and running away like children from the law, their father: they have been schooled not by gentle influences but by force, for they have neglected her who is the true Muse, the companion of reason and philosophy, and have honoured gymnastic more than music

    20. Is not this the way--he is the son of the miserly and oligarchical father who has trained him in his own habits?

    21. And the drone of whom we spoke was he who was surfeited in pleasures and desires of this sort, and was the slave of the unnecessary desires, whereas he who was subject to the necessary only was miserly and oligarchical?

    22. Also, when we played at cards Miss Havisham would look on, with a miserly relish of Estella's moods, whatever they were

    23. It was bitterly cold, of course, for the miserly allotment of coal didn’t allow for anything remotely like genuine heat, and Stefyny Mahlard lay curled tightly around Sebahstean, pressed against his back as he burrowed into their father’s chest and Greyghor Mahlard’s arms cradled them both

    24. "No, no, I have heard of his miserly ways

    25. Surprised, frightened men, who’d already sensed the inevitability of ultimate defeat in the miserly rations and grossly inadequate clothing their quartermasters issued to them, panicked

    26. And do you know how it all came about? The peasants asked him for some meadowland, I think it was, at a cheaper rate, and he refused, and I accused him of being miserly

    27. Of course it was not really because of that, but everything together, he began this hospital to prove, do you see, that he was not miserly about money

    28. What cares Ahab? Owners, owners? Thou art always prating to me, Starbuck, about those miserly owners, as if the owners were my conscience

    29. When I was quite a child I learnt Pushkin's monologue of the " Miserly Knight

    30. The old man, now long since dead, had had a large business in his day and was also a noteworthy character, miserly and hard as flint

    31. the chorus frees its mind concerning the miserly fashion in which Antimachus treated them at a previous celebration of the Lenaea

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    Sinônimos para "miserly"

    mean mingy miserly tight parsimonious penurious stingy close-fisted