(1775-1799), was treated with scant respect by his neighbours.
The sands and clays found here are fine and soft, and as there is scant vegetation to protect the hillsides they are easily eroded by the rains.
Recent logic does scant justice to scientific analysis.
It has been suggested, but with very scant measure of probability, that the existence of elephants in Borneo, whose confinement to a single district is remarkable and unexplained, is due to importation; and the fact is on record that when Magellan's ships visited Brunei in 1522 tame elephants were in use at the court of the sultan of Brunei.
Cleomenes seems to have received scant justice at the hands of Herodotus or his informants, and Pausanias (iii.