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Search phrase: scanted

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The Comedy of ErrorsCE II.ii.86bestows on beasts, and what he hath scanted men inbestowes on beasts, and what he hath scanted them in 
King LearKL I.i.278At Fortune's alms. You have obedience scanted,At Fortunes almes, you haue obedience scanted,
King LearKL III.ii.67.1Their scanted courtesy.Their scanted curtesie.
The Merchant of VeniceMV II.i.17But if my father had not scanted me,But if my Father had not scanted me,

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SonnetsSonn.117.1 Accuse me thus, that I have scanted all Accuse me thus, that I haue scanted all,

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scantedwithheld, stinted, limited

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