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  • The term Miser was happily chosen for such persons; they are essentially miserable.

    The Pleasures of Life

  • She whirled Honey around and pointed across the woods to Ten Acres, which she called Miser's Mansion in her own mind.

    The Secret Of The Mansion

  • "The Miser" is $1200, and the other (untitled) one is $900.

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  • The Miser is the story of a man who values money over all else, turning his family, friends, and neighbors into enemies who threaten to inhibit his voracious appetite for capital.

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  • To reach these boats, call Miser at (619) 971-5941, D'Anna at (619) 884-9326 and Ernie

    Fore, right!

  • Playwright Anthony Steven is working on a stage production of her story, provisionally titled Miser!, to be launched in May 2010.

    News round-up

  • What we imagin'd encourag'd him to hold us at this short Defiance was, that he had laid up enough to live upon without the Stage (for he was one of those close Oeconomists whom Prodigals call a Miser) and therefore, partly from an Inclination as an invincible Whig to signalize himself in defence of his Property, and as much presuming that our Necessities would oblige us to come to his own Terms, he was determin'd (even against the Opinion of his Friends) to make no other Peace with us.

    An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Volume II

  • The two older men glared at one another across the table; the doctor growled out "Miser," Ebenezer muttered "Quack."

    Grey Town An Australian Story

  • "Miser" for his benefit -- "the part of Lovegold to be attempted by Mr. Yates after the manner of the late Mr. Griffin" -- apologises "for not waiting on ladies and gentlemen, as he is not acquainted with that part of the town."

    A Book of the Play Studies and Illustrations of Histrionic Story, Life, and Character

  • "The only two good fairies in my case were first and foremost our good old friend Lal, and, secondly, a gentleman who in the early stages of my life was always called the Miser, but who since has become one of the wealthiest, most generous and notable personages in the City of

    The Tale of Lal A Fantasy

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