The farmer, seeing before him this figure in full armour brandishing a lance over his head, gave himself up for dead, and made answer meekly, "Sir Knight, this youth that I am chastising is my servant, employed by me to watch a flock of sheep that I have hard by, and he is so careless that I lose one every day, and when I punish him for his carelessness and knavery he says I do it out of niggardliness
, to escape paying him the wages I owe him, and before God, and on my soul, he lies.
It was one of the results of Mazarin's niggardliness
I was deciding between money and men, between niggardliness
When their suspicions of our niggardliness
or lack of peanuts had been confirmed, Jones half-turned his back on his life-partner and gave me his story.
It was after this visit that Becky, who had paid her weekly bills, Becky who had made herself agreeable to everybody in the house, who smiled at the landlady, called the waiters "monsieur," and paid the chambermaids in politeness and apologies, what far more than compensated for a little niggardliness
in point of money (of which Becky never was free), that Becky, we say, received a notice to quit from the landlord, who had been told by some one that she was quite an unfit person to have at his hotel, where English ladies would not sit down with her.
Federal Election Commission, (330) and its niggardliness
in Holder v.