niggardly englannista suomeksi
1609, Hall (bishop)|Joseph Hall, (paraphrasing Ambrose? in) "No Peace with Rome", in Pratt|Josiah Pratt (editor), ''The Works of the Right Reverend Father in God, Joseph Hall, D. D.'', Vol. IX. Polemical Works, London, (1808), page 57:
- Where the owner of the house will be bountiful, it is not for the steward to be niggardly.
- They were not niggardly, these tramps, and he who had money did not hesitate to share it among the rest.
- This manifests itself in an implacable tendency to provide an opulent supply of some things and a niggardly yield of others.
(RQ:Burton Melanchol), New York 2001, p.105:
- because many families are compelled to live niggardly, exhaust and undone by great dowers, none shall be given at all, or very little ….