Water also was found to be scarce, and was sure to become scarcer during the summer months.
Yearly becoming scarcer and most costly.
But later on that metal became scarcer; the London gold prices ran higher and higher, while silver prices declined.
POLLACK (Gadus pollachius), a fish of the family Gadidae, abundant on rocky coasts of northern Europe, and extending as far south as the western parts of the Mediterranean, where, however, it is much scarcer and does not attain to the same size as in its real northern home.
Through persecution it has been exterminated in all its southern haunts, and is become much scarcer in those to which it still resorts.
The letters become scarcer and scarcer with the decay of his faculties; at last, in 1740, comes one to his kind niece, Mrs Whiteway, of heartrending pathos: "I have been very miserable all night, and to-day extremely deaf and full of pain.
But while some large families, such as the Staphylinidae (rove-beetles) are especially abundant on the great northern continents, becoming scarcer in the tropics, others, the Cicindelidae (tiger-beetles), for example, are most strongly represented in the warmer regions of the earth, and become scarce as the collector journeys far to south or north.
Much scarcer is the second species, the sand-lizard (Lacerta agilis), which is confined to some localities in the south of England, the New Forest and its vicinity; it does not appear to attain on English soil the same size as on the continent of Europe where it abounds, growing sometimes to a length of 9 in.
It is scarcer at Defenneh (29) and rare at Memphis (44).
The tema is the same name as the large wheat measure (35), which was worth 30,000 to 19,000 grains of copper, according to Ptolemaic receipts and accounts (Rev. Eg., 1881, 150), and therefore very likely worth to utens of copper in earlier times when metals were scarcer.
These skins are found in Africa, Arabia and part of India, and are every year becoming scarcer.
clatter of wickets by our bowlers even scarcer.
Scarcer plants that occasionally occur throughout include Alpine saw-wort Saussurea alpina, alpine meadow rue Thalictrum alpinum.
scarcer migrant species at the end of the review period.
A good selection of winter visitors were recorded prior to a steady passage of scarcer migrant species at the end of the review period.
"Where can I buy Archway Christmas Cookies?" is a common question Archway aficionados ask each year because they seem be become scarcer as time goes by.
If you live in a smaller town, the resources available to you may be scarcer.
Fast forward to the nineties, when movie roles became scarcer and his recreational drug usage escalated into a full blown drug addiction and Haim suddenly became unemployable.
The scarcer sorts are commonly budded, but there is no need for this, seeing that all can be layered, or raised from seed or cuttings.
Senecio Campestris - A native plant, only worth growing in its scarcer form maritima (syn.
R. Mariana is even scarcer in this country than R. virginica, and less important, growing in drier places.
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