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  • Here is another thing that was said by someone else: The other day in my "Short Stories" class, we read a story with a main character who was very "Miserly".

    the-forest Diary Entry

  • Miserly and pompous, they upbraided him when he did not send a letter of thanks to Lord's after receiving a silver ashtray in recognition of his performances on the 1962-63 tour of Australia despite the MCC fining him £50 of his £150 good conduct bonus for his supposedly surly attitude.

    Fred Trueman: the good, the bad and the grouchy | Rob Bagchi

  • Miserly precipitation rates this year are only part of the problem facing Texas golf courses.

    Where the Game Is in a Dry Season

  • Miserly tech companies, big pianos play the InterWebs, and Facebook, the crime fighter:

    Coffee Break: April 18

  • Miserly tech companies, big pianos play the InterWebs, and Facebook, the crime fighter: USA TODAY -- Our Brett Molina thinks Gran Turismo's newest version is a short thrill ride.

    Past Tech Trends & Products: Technology Live Archive

  • Miserly, stuck-up, and standoffish is what he was, a friend to no one save the unsavory transients who oft darkened his door.

    The Monstrumologist

  • Miserly might best describe the early proprietors of principal.

    Common Sense Taxation

  • Meager and Miserly, not to be judgmental or anything.

    Hold the phone, Calderón!!

  • Miserly literature not being abundant, the proportion of failures to successes may have been as a hundred to one; still Mr Boffin, never wearied, remained as avaricious for misers as he had been at the first onset.

    Our Mutual Friend

  • Miserly in the use of words, not only from a professional scruple of prudence and reserve, but because words themselves have more value, present more subtleties of definition to men whose efforts, protracted over

    Within a Budding Grove

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