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1. He seems a trifle tense.
2. They trifle with MY love.
3. It was just a trifle, he said.
4. Things at stake are not trifle.
5. Rushworth, which is no trifle.
6. No doubt, some household trifle.
7. It was merely a trifle abridged.

8. She smiled back, a trifle warily.
9. But, you see, it's only a trifle.
10. To the tale this trifle will tell.
11. It is a trifle savage, this crowd.
12. The guard came over, a trifle warily.
13. It was a trifle sore from the workout.
14. It was a trifle on the meager side.
15. Give me a little more, just a trifle!.
16. Maybe I'm a growing a trifle old besides.
17. The heavens do not fall for such a trifle.
18. Such a trifle is not worth half so many words.
19. She had been a trifle old-maidish in her youth.
20. I will show you what it means to trifle with me.
21. Dakin’s eyes warmed a trifle out of pride in her.
22. Ill or well is a trifle so long as it still goes on.
23. It will be perceived that he exaggerated it a trifle.
24. I believe I may have actually skipped a trifle as I.
25. Khemsa gazed at him cautiously and a trifle uncertainly.
26. Do not let us be frightened from a good deed by a trifle.
27. But you shall not trifle with me, you shall not torture me.
28. But presently it began to flag a trifle, and grow disjointed.
29. And Paul felt he had done something for her, if only a trifle.
30. Tom saw a hssswwx spear coming at him and dodged a trifle late.
31. It is a trifle, they will more than arrive there every one, and.
32. Her mother thought that there was a trifle too much description.
33. It is a great unkindness to trifle with her, Chambers said.
34. Rob thought murder and slave raids a trifle more than inconvenient.
35. At last Grandma let her lips open a trifle to allow the answer out.
36. Winston Churchill, the First Sea Lord, may seem a trifle irrational.
37. Don’t stand on ceremony, give him some trifle, and let that end it.
38. The doublet is a trifle musty from the trunk, but it should serve.
39. In the middle of the bogT' asked the elderly man, just a trifle upset.
40. A trifle made him blush at any time: and now he felt warm and excited.
41. As the West would very soon learn, this was not a faith to trifle with.
42. The amount was a trifle and I was unwilling even to appear in court!.
43. I had not thought of it, said James Flower just a trifle jealously.
44. It is, of course, a trifle, but there is nothing so important as trifles.
45. Vampires aren’t known to be peaceful and trifle with death more easily.
46. Golyadkin pause, and, indeed, he had no time to pause over such a trifle.
47. In a lover’s eyes the merest trifle is the most cherished token of love.
48. Waste lands, of the greatest natural fertility, are to be had for a trifle.
49. Just a trifle, he said, that I picked up in Swabia a few years ago.
50. Write to me by return of post, judge of my anxiety, and do not trifle with it.
51. You don’t have to bother the Council about this trifle, I said to Gehlen.
52. One of the doors opened a trifle and a beautiful blue eye gazed out for a moment.
53. Not much, a trifle really, he said as he backed away towards the aisle with.
54. I thought this trifle: that love is only good then when you are not conscious of it.
55. Meredith pricked up his ears a trifle and a gleam flashed into his dreamy dark eyes.
56. One day, I had worked so hard on this trifle, and she said, oh dear, I don’t think.
57. A trifle sheepishly, the men instantly helped Kathy over to one of the lobby’s sofas.
58. The wise man and the Christian should not trifle with what it may please heaven to do.
59. Golyadkin knew very well, who was rather useful and ready to do anything for a trifle.
60. It was a trifle warm in the small, dark room, and perspiration was forming on his brow.
61. Then he seemed as if suddenly resolved to trifle no longer, and moved resolutely forward.
62. Just the same, this mania for resurrecting defunct courtesans seems a trifle neurasthenic.
63. You're suggesting we ask the computer to check itself? James asked, a trifle sarcastically.
64. You are rather too kind sometimes, and then just a trifle hasty when he tries your patience.
65. The smallest Trifle seem’d to vex her; and vexatious Persons oft’ can be Household Tyrants.
66. At the time I thought it a trifle paranoid, but now I realise it was pretty close to the truth.
67. Richards, he said, a trifle stiffly, when I inquired into the matter, you wrote me that Mr.
68. This Evan I could handle, but the other attractive tender sexy Evan I wouldn’t dare trifle with.
69. The modeling of her face might be said to be too broad, and the lower jaw was set a trifle forward.
70. Lucy's heart beat a trifle more audibly to the stethoscope, and her lungs had a perceptible movement.
71. No landlord shares with him in its produce, and, the share of the sovereign is commonly but a trifle.
72. We can buy it if you like, that's a trifle, a pair of old captain's bars, a few inches of low-temp tubing.
73. He said that the POWs had complained of trifle things and had used epithets to refer to the Japanese.
74. As to procuring the hatchet, this trifle did not trouble Raskolnikoff in the least, for nothing was easier.
75. In the heat of the moment, it seems as if it were a trifle; but it will be the worse if not attended to.
76. A trifle after noon the boys borrowed a small skiff from a citizen who was absent, and got under way at once.
77. My arms still looked a little too thin, my collarbones a trifle too prominent, but it was otherwise perfect.
78. The birds glided in and if the landing was a trifle rough, at least it was on dry land and all in one piece.
79. Well, never mind that, neighbor Caderousse; it is not worth while to contradict me for such a trifle as that.
80. One of our party, a trifle more windy than the rest, kept ducking at the stray bullets that were whistling by.
81. Her husband’s eyes were a trifle weepy as he bestowed the first loving hug and kiss she had received in years.
82. Gardner was tall and thin and handsome, exquisitely gowned, cordial with a cordiality that seemed a trifle forced.
83. For every trifle he ran to Katerina Ivanovna, even hunting her out at the bazaar, at every instant called her Pani.
84. For every trifle he ran to Katerina Ivanovna, even hunting her out at the bazaar, at every instant called her _Pani_.
85. The black mountains were a cloud, and then a trifle of pale smoke; then Cambria was gone, as though it had never been.
86. For every trifle he ran to Katerina Ivanovna, even hunting her out at the bazaar, at every instant called her ‘ Pani.
87. My dear sir, if a trifle like that could suffice me, I should never have given myself the trouble of opening an account.
88. It was seven years since I’d seen my physics teacher but he looked no older – just a trifle shorter and less imposing.
89. It’s not that hard, I remonstrated, a trifle irritated that he was trying to discourage her from venturing a guess.
90. Garth was a trifle too emphatic in her resistance to what she held to be follies: the passage from governess into housewife.
91. Dawes glanced at him again, with dark eyes that agreed with everything the other would say, perhaps a trifle dominated by him.
92. She would not have him be serious, and yet what could excuse the use of such words and offers, if they meant but to trifle?
93. It may be a trifle self-conscious, a little inclined to regard itself pathologically, admitted the bishop, with caution.
94. The devil! 4,000 strokes is not a trifle; and then all my officers were in a fearful temper with me on account of this affair.
95. Better it would be if you would cease to trifle with my words and seek for the living water which I have this day offered you.
96. The granite is cream color, with a suspicion of red, and the marble is of the same shade but a trifle darker and more positive.
97. Miss Pross's fidelity of belief in Solomon (deducting a mere trifle for this slight mistake) was quite a serious matter with Mr.
98. The body, however, was but a pompous trifle, and I had for many a day held his observes and admonishments in no very reverential.
99. Marzho nodded emphatic agreement with his comment, and her expression was a trifle less wary, although Zhorzhet’s didn’t change.
100. Probably every new and eagerly expected garment ever put on since clothes came in, fell a trifle short of the wearer's expectation.
1. Even in trifling matters, Sergey.
2. This sort of trifling? Even had you skill.
3. It is giving weight to a trifling impulse.
4. Not to mention that trifling thing, my head.
5. One hundred roubles are not a trifling matter.
6. But this foolish trifling was the height of chic.
7. Old Viola does not allow any trifling with his honour.
8. In comparison two murders must seem a trifling matter.
9. The trifling hostilities with England were of no consequence.
10. WHEREIN ARE RELATED A THOUSAND TRIFLING MATTERS, AS TRIVIAL AS.
11. What is it you wish of me? I haven’t time for trifling banter.
12. What he had felt earlier in the day had been a mere trifling qualm.
13. Trifling issues were downplayed and positive points were accentuated.
14. The fatigue, too, of so long a journey, became soon no trifling evil.
15. But he had forgotten the trifling incident by the time he reached home.
16. Her leaving him must have been owing to some trifling misunderstanding.
17. Speak not but what may benefit others or you, avoid trifling conversation.
18. The expense of premiums, besides, is very trifling, that of bounties very great.
19. The matter was a trifling one, but the misfortune was that it happened in Paris.
20. One trifling circumstance upset his calculations, before he had even left the staircase.
21. She spoke, mingling most trifling details with the intimate secrets of her soul, and it.
22. The errors, in the 3d approximation, are so trifling, that a 4th would be wholly useless.
23. However, ten minutes later, his trifling query adequately dealt with, he left with thanks.
24. They used to say that however trifling the quantity, it was against orders to take it away.
25. So far Europe has, no doubt, gained a real conveniency, though surely a very trifling one.
26. It is difficult to say which is most trifling, this inconveniency, or the opposite conveniency.
27. As for getting the axe, that trifling business cost him no anxiety, for nothing could be easier.
28. He did get a few trifling orders, but they were scarcely worth doing at the price he got for them.
29. Doubtless there is a time for all things; but to be always light and trifling is anything but wise.
30. He was thinking of the chief point, and put off trifling details, until he could believe in it all.
31. Had I known that I was pregnant I wouldn’t have even gotten with you, I’m not trifling like that.
32. He was thinking of the chief point, and put off trifling details, until _he could believe in it all_.
33. Before he had got to the bottom of the staircase, a trifling circumstance came and upset all his plans.
34. Possibly it was that he simply did not believe it, and still looked upon his illness as a trifling one.
35. Not to mention she may even had that trifling Negro in the same bed they conceived their second child in.
36. The possession of this trifling bust was worth more in the eyes of this strange criminal than a human life.
37. Trifling on, Listern passes the palaces and terraces, the non-sobriety stalls and the fun and variety halls.
38. Why should I not do you such a trifling service? As far as an introduction is concerned, you may count on it.
39. Trifling on, Letchard passes the palaces and terraces, the non-sobriety stalls and the fun and variety halls.
40. The possession of this trifling bust was worth more, in the eyes of this strange criminal, than a human life.
41. Then the most trifling pretext will be sufficient to throw the whole of Europe into the fire of universal war.
42. Jai and Ceder mumbled a lame apology and grabbed a hold of the boat, adding their trifling strength to the haul.
43. This trifling circumstance suddenly redoubled Ivan's anger: A creature like that and wearing spectacles!.
44. No trifling with me! I never jest! There is grim purpose in what I do, and I warn you that you do not thwart me.
45. Yates must have been irksome; but of him, trifling and confident, idle and expensive, it was every way vexatious.
46. But instances of escheat do not occur perhaps twice in a century in any State, and, consequently, is of trifling moment.
47. Dashwood’s income would be so trifling in comparison with their own, she should have any handsome article of furniture.
48. But that was a trifling inconvenience in comparison with the brutal proceedings I became victim of on the part of Sotillo.
49. He could not envisage days of mutual brooding and sulking that resulted from trifling misunderstandings and raised voices.
50. On the other hand, he began at times to be restive about "the most trifling matters," to the surprise of Yulia Mihailovna.
51. There was a gate in the fence, through which we passed, and that brought us, after a trifling interval, more into the open.
52. She spoke, mingling most trifling details with the intimate secrets of her soul, and it seemed as if she could never finish.
53. Lorry, though, upon my honour, I had no intention of rendering those trifling articles of remembrance invisible to any one.
54. The trifling fact that, thinning out his rye, the old man used the rye he thinned out for his horses, specially struck Levin.
55. Recalling previous conversations with me and putting together many trifling circumstances, she could not doubt the truth of it.
56. Brooke would have felt repaid for a much greater sacrifice than the trifling one of time and comfort which he was about to take.
57. Then they went over all the trifling events of that far-off existence, whose joys and sorrows they had just summed up in one word.
58. A collection of my trifling achievements would certainly be incomplete which contained no account of this very singular business.
59. To make things worse the prosecutor exasperated him, as though intentionally, by vexatious interruptions about trifling points.
60. Brooke, with the memorandum in his breast-pocket, his left hand on the rail of the balcony, and his right trifling with his eye-glass.
61. While some dismissed it as a trifling detail, of no real concern to their desired status quo, it was a striking development to this agent.
62. It was like the others in external appearance, and even within the difference was trifling between it and those of the poorest of his braves.
63. In the Holy Qur’an, God tells us what our Master Luqman cpth said to his son admonishing: … and do not walk trifling on the earth.
64. As a half-grown boy I killed our good, kind watchdog in one of my fits of rage for some trifling offense, and I have never ceased to regret it.
65. Yet it is on such trifling perversions as these that some authors rest a mighty theory of interminable suffering for sinners of every description.
66. It is not a trifling matter to part from everything a man is accustomed to from the day of his birth, with what he has grown up with from childhood.
67. The importance, for classification, of trifling characters, mainly depends on their being correlated with many other characters of more or less importance.
68. It was therefore no small mortification to him to have visited most of the principal cities in Italy without having excited the most trifling observation.
69. So that for a trifling sum he was as well lodged, and as perfectly shut out from observation, as the inhabitants of the finest mansion in the Faubourg St.
70. Lydgate was astounded to find in numberless trifling matters, as well as in this last serious case of the riding, that affection did not make her compliant.
71. Yet when I spoke to her of the matter, she answered me abruptly; and in the carriage, on our way home, she seemed absurdly agitated over this trifling cause.
72. A trifling part, said he, and not at all to my taste, and such a one as I certainly would not accept again; but I was determined to make no difficulties.
73. The green aggregate continues as far as the air-well, a distance of 66 feet, with some trifling variations in the size and proportions of the aggregated fragments.
74. If several trifling characters are always found in combination, though no apparent bond of connexion can be discovered between them, especial value is set on them.
75. The affair seems absurdly trifling, and yet I dare call nothing trivial when I reflect that some of my most classic cases have had the least promising commencement.
76. I could, of course, borrow so trifling a sum ten times over from my friends, but I much prefer to make it a matter of business and to carry out that business myself.
77. The connection which it has formed with almost every branch of business in the country, is not slight and trifling, and so easily to be severed as some seem to believe.
78. You seem to be offended, sister, at my making only such a frivolous criticism on the letter, and to think that I speak of such trifling matters on purpose to annoy you.
79. After breakfast Clare went into the little town to wind up such trifling matters as he was concerned with there, and to get from the local bank all the money he possessed.
80. She ought to have made port early that morning, but inconsequence of sundry trifling, but vexatious delays, she threatened to be fully twenty-four hours late, if not more.
81. But the sounds of the rivulet, feeble and murmuring as they were, relieved the guides at once from no trifling embarrassment, and toward it they immediately held their way.
82. Groups of species, living during the same period of time, or living within the same area, are often characterised by trifling features in common, as of sculpture or colour.
83. He looked upon his illness as something transitory, a trifling ailment, and did not think about it at all; he though of nothing but how they would go and sell these books.
84. Then the cake and ice cost more than Amy expected, so did the wagon, and various other expenses, which seemed trifling at the outset, counted up rather alarmingly afterward.
85. Not only had she no love for trifling with flowers and trinkets, but she neglected her personal exterior, and only troubled to dress herself well when guests happened to call.
86. May Chester was rather jealous of Amy because the latter was a greater favorite than herself, and just at this time several trifling circumstances occurred to increase the feeling.
87. They all laughed, and the thought crossed the prince’s mind that perhaps Lebedeff was really trifling in this way because he foresaw inconvenient questions, and wanted to gain time.
88. In the specimens examined, it was so much blended with the other ore, and so trifling in quantity, that it was not possible to separate it mechanically, so as to examine it separately.
89. Let us reckon that it is better to hate the things present since they are trifling and transient and corruptible; and to love those [which are to come] as being good and incorruptible.
90. There grief might freely expend itself without being disturbed by the trifling loungers who came from a picnic party to visit Pere-la-Chaise, or by lovers who make it their rendezvous.
91. First, The Ohio runs on a surface less elevated above the sea than the country, either north or south of it, but this difference is trifling through the whole of the sandstone formation.
92. In all operations on a large scale on this and his other estates, he kept to the simplest methods involving no risk, and in trifling details he was careful and exacting to an extreme degree.
93. Into the insignificant, trifling, and artificial interests uniting that society had entered the simple feeling of the attraction of a healthy and handsome young man and woman for one another.
94. This idle conversation was destined to have a fearful influence on his destiny, extending to the most trifling incident and causing him to feel sure he was the instrument of a fixed purpose.
95. At this moment I am regarding the subject from the universal standpoint, and am not hinting at our unfriendly relations with Germany, which are but a trifling incident in the world's history.
96. This is the purpose of this letter though I do not know when you shall read it or when you might open this package with the trifling sum I offer to cover part of the expense I shall cause you.
97. The colonel would have wired earlier, but Charles, thinking his illness a trifling one, did not wish to thought he had won but also of his high hopes of honor and glory on the field of battle.
98. Chingachgook turned a calm and incurious eye toward the place where the ball had struck, and then resumed his former attitude, with a composure that could not be disturbed by so trifling an incident.
99. The shock which her marriage had given me," he continued, in a voice of great agitation, "was of trifling weight--was nothing to what I felt when I heard, about two years afterwards, of her divorce.
100. The shock which her marriage had given me, he continued, in a voice of great agitation, was of trifling weight—was nothing to what I felt when I heard, about two years afterwards, of her divorce.
1. Not to be trifled with.
2. She’s trifled with you.
3. Larkey is not to be trifled with.
4. Egypt's sun is not to be trifled with.
5. These witches are not to be trifled with.
6. It was not, Obeast could sense, be one to be trifled with.
7. His name was Valois and he was not a man to be trifled with.
8. They will know that I can’t be trifled with and their hypocrisy.
9. All day he slept in the servants' kitchen or trifled with the cooks.
10. We were good marriage prospects but the family girls were not to be trifled with.
11. Of course he was not to be trifled with either- in a word, he was a real master!’.
12. Of course he was not to be trifled with either—in a word, he was a real master!.
13. But Katherine held off with a strange new imperiousness that was not to be trifled with.
14. There was that in her young voice that told that she was not a one to be lightly trifled with.
15. Their demise had only added to the agency’s reputation as an organization not to be trifled with.
16. I will tell Missy the truth—that I am a profligate and cannot marry her; that I have trifled with her.
17. It now realized that this Oogie was truly very dangerous, a force that should not have been trifled with.
18. Still, a battleship of Elizabeth's capabilities even without the three large cargo pods was not to be trifled with.
19. I have mis-spent my time, trifled away my opportunities, have followed after lying vanities, and forsaken my own mercies.
20. I suggest, Pine moved toward him again showing his authority and power, dominating to prove he was not to be trifled with.
21. It may seem petty but you trifled with my affections when I made overtures towards you and only now, when you are in need, do you deign to respond.
22. Nancy nearly exploded then but restrained herself, to the supervisor�s relief: she had proved in the last few days that she was not to be trifled with lightly.
23. Besides, as the local Haganah commander, I can tell you that those robots should not be trifled with: they wiped out the Nazis and the Japanese Army in mere weeks.
24. He trifled with our young affections, aroused our enthusiasm and inspired in us the belief that a permanent institution was inevitable, and then—quietly dropped out.
25. The one facing Daphnie sneered at the sight of facing a female but quickly found that she was not to be trifled with once there was two feet of steel sticking through.
26. He dances divinely, but he will excuse me, as you are an old friend, said Amy, hoping that the name would have a good effect, and show Laurie that she was not to be trifled with.
27. That symbiotic relationship had an upside given the fact that Bob Nakamura was now a very powerful Black Dragon---one with serious clout in the department and one that couldn’t be trifled with at any cost.
28. The punishment he would then receive had enough of Jenkins' own personal methods of inflicting humiliation, whilst cleverly keeping within the rules, making this teacher seem yet more like someone not to be trifled with.
29. Brooke felt a remarkable change in his sensations while he still handled his eye-glass, trifled with documents before him, and exchanged remarks with his committee, as a man to whom the moment of summons was indifferent.
30. The thing failed this time, however, so the boys shouldered their tools and went away feeling that they had not trifled with fortune, but had fulfilled all the requirements that belong to the business of treasure-hunting.
31. The people of America can see, and will judge for themselves; they can readily discern the difference between shadow and substance; they are neither to be deceived or trifled with, especially on subjects of such immense moment to their liberties and happiness.
32. On seeing this, Don Fernando, persuaded that Luscinda had befooled, slighted, and trifled with him, assailed her before she had recovered from her swoon, and tried to stab her with the dagger that had been found, and would have succeeded had not her parents and those who were present prevented him.
33. Henry Crawford had trifled with her feelings; but she had very long allowed and even sought his attentions, with a jealousy of her sister so reasonable as ought to have been their cure; and now that the conviction of his preference for Maria had been forced on her, she submitted to it without any alarm for Maria's situation, or any endeavour at rational tranquillity for herself.
34. Marianne's ideas were still, at intervals, fixed incoherently on her mother, and whenever she mentioned her name, it gave a pang to the heart of poor Elinor, who, reproaching herself for having trifled with so many days of illness, and wretched for some immediate relief, fancied that all relief might soon be in vain, that every thing had been delayed too long, and pictured to herself her suffering mother arriving too late to see this darling child, or to see her rational.
35. Marianne’s ideas were still, at intervals, fixed incoherently on her mother, and whenever she mentioned her name, it gave a pang to the heart of poor Elinor, who, reproaching herself for having trifled with so many days of illness, and wretched for some immediate relief, fancied that all relief might soon be in vain, that every thing had been delayed too long, and pictured to herself her suffering mother arriving too late to see this darling child, or to see her rational.
36. Why, then, had he come hither? Was it but the mockery of penitence? A mockery, indeed, but in which his soul trifled with itself! A mockery at which angels blushed and wept, while fiends rejoiced, with jeering laughter! He had been driven hither by the impulse of that Remorse which dogged him everywhere, and whose own sister and closely linked companion was that Cowardice which invariably drew him back, with her tremulous gripe, just when the other impulse had hurried him to the verge of a disclosure.
37. Two delightful twilight walks on the third and fourth evenings of her being there, not merely on the dry gravel of the shrubbery, but all over the grounds, and especially in the most distant parts of them, where there was something more of wildness than in the rest, where the trees were the oldest, and the grass was the longest and wettest, had--assisted by the still greater imprudence of sitting in her wet shoes and stockings--given Marianne a cold so violent as, though for a day or two trifled with or denied, would force itself by increasing ailments on the concern of every body, and the notice of herself.
38. Two delightful twilight walks on the third and fourth evenings of her being there, not merely on the dry gravel of the shrubbery, but all over the grounds, and especially in the most distant parts of them, where there was something more of wildness than in the rest, where the trees were the oldest, and the grass was the longest and wettest, had—assisted by the still greater imprudence of sitting in her wet shoes and stockings—given Marianne a cold so violent as, though for a day or two trifled with or denied, would force itself by increasing ailments on the concern of every body, and the notice of herself.
39. Raoul, how that little fairy of the North has trifled with you! Was it really, was it really necessary to have so fresh and young a face, a forehead so shy and always ready to cover itself with the pink blush of modesty in order to pass in the lonely night, in a carriage and pair,.
1. It will all be wasted on trifles.
2. I have noted a few trifles on Art:.
3. Trifles that have borne their part.
4. And then declare we only trifles love.
5. It is founded upon the observation of trifles.
6. Those were trifles which come into every union.
7. But there was no time to waste on such trifles.
8. But Mitya had no time to pause over such trifles.
9. The adult brothers become bitter enemies over trifles.
10. As to small meannesses, such trifles did not trouble her.
11. I am trivial only about trifles, not in what is important.
12. He furnished this chamber with a multitude of elegant trifles.
13. Good lord no! I’m sixty-five and beyond caring about such trifles.
14. I’m not a goose, but they are who cry about trifles, said Pétya.
15. It is, of course, a trifle, but there is nothing so important as trifles.
16. He is always striving after something heroic and spoiling it all over trifles.
17. Did I not say you neglected essential points to pursue trifles? he asked.
18. The masses everywhere and always regard the natural sciences as useless trifles.
19. However, no one had pushed him and there was no point in bickering over trifles.
20. His Only about trifles was meant unkindly; but she refused to take offense.
21. He keeps rushing about and declaring that no time ought to be wasted on trifles.
22. He took into consideration all trifles of camp arrangement, even a possible storm.
23. Wasn't it good of him? I like such things, for as Father says, trifles show character.
24. Meantime, you forget essential points in pursuing trifles: you do not inquire why Mr.
25. Should I tremble at trifles so small, my bones would have been shaken loose long since.
26. Our subject regaled us with amazing details and household trifles of the seventh century.
27. But those were all trifles which he had not even begun to consider, and indeed he had no time.
28. I beg you not to indulge in trifles now, but to help to pack, and tomorrow we must go, go, go!.
29. Fancy bothering about such trifles now! And they actually say he is not honest and takes bribes.
30. Why dispute about trifles? What does it matter to him who it is gives him a beating? She laughed.
31. But these were mere trifles, and they assured their mother that the experiment was working finely.
32. She wondered why he, who did not usually trouble over trifles, made such a mountain of this molehill.
33. Her readers were not particular about such trifles as grammar, punctuation, and probability, and Mr.
34. And Victor, Andrew, Slava, Yura, and I were walking in the middle with Sensei chattering about trifles.
35. During those five days of vacations, Helen didn't stop for a minute criticizing or belittling me over trifles.
36. He doesn't jeer at things, not because he hasn't the wit, but as though he hadn't time to waste on such trifles.
37. Her mother-in-law, on the other hand, was rushing like a hurricane, always grumbling and dissatisfied with trifles.
38. There were some attacks on certain details and trifles, but the question itself evidently did not interest any one.
39. Wallie, bitterly irritated, saw, indeed, many trifles that he had failed to see before, perplexing as so many pricks.
40. Indeed this showed itself even in the pettiest trifles: I used, for instance, to knock against people in the street.
41. One may wait until s/he is dead old for a success with a pain in his or her heart of losing valuable time after trifles.
42. The fear of failure in these points harassed me worse than the physical hardships of my lot; though these were no trifles.
43. But, gentlemen of the jury, why do I tell you all this, all these details, trifles? cried Ippolit Kirillovitch suddenly.
44. Though he wasted little time upon trifles, he was a painstaking workman when it came to the essentials of any given undertaking.
45. Or I will work on my picture, which will, evidently, never be finished, for I had no business to occupy myself with such trifles.
46. But the trifles cost more than one would imagine, and when she cast up her accounts at the end of the month the sum total rather scared her.
47. However, adopting an attitude that death could come at any time can send a message to your mind to preserve its focus, and let go of trifles.
48. All in a minute various hints and trifles assumed shape and significance in Amy's mind, and told her what her sister never had confided to her.
49. He chatted with her about the new goods from Paris, about a thousand feminine trifles, made himself very obliging, and never asked for his money.
50. I have acquired this habit of chattering during the last month, while I have been lying for days together in a corner, feeding my mind on trifles.
51. No, but I am not praying for trifles now,’ he thought as he put his pipe down in a corner, and folding his hands placed himself before the icon.
52. No, but I am not praying for trifles now, he thought as he put his pipe down in a corner, and folding his hands placed himself before the icon.
53. Papa put his newspaper on table and said to mom, ’Nashima, why don’t you look into matter practically? She’s been wasting her time after trifles.
54. It is impossible to go back to the same conversation, to talk of trifles is awkward, and yet the desire to speak is there and silence seems like affectation.
55. I feel that I am alone—that my life not only does not interest any one, but that they are bored and ashamed that I continue to occupy myself with such trifles.
56. Nicholas, with a stern and serious air which showed that now was no time for attending to trifles, went past Natasha and Petya who were trying to tell him something.
57. Unfortunately, Captain Mitchell had not much penetration of any kind; characteristic, illuminating trifles of expression, action, or movement, escaped him completely.
58. Nicholas, with a stern and serious air which showed that now was no time for attending to trifles, went past Natásha and Pétya who were trying to tell him something.
59. And you know, Alyosha, I am constantly wondering at him—with this awful thing hanging over him, he sometimes laughs at such trifles as though he were a baby himself.
60. There were trifles, too, little ornaments, beautiful tokens of a continual remembrance, that must have been wrought by delicate fingers, at the impulse of a fond heart.
61. That's what I'll do, and not stand haggling over trifles, but wash my hands at once of the whole business, and enjoy my rents like a duke, and let things go their own way.
62. He teaches how to eat, drink, cohabit, void excrement and urine, and the like, elevating what is mean, and does not falsely excuse himself by calling these things trifles.
63. On hearing this, Master Pedro stopped ringing, and said, Don't look into trifles, Senor Don Quixote, or want to have things up to a pitch of perfection that is out of reach.
64. Nikolay Parfenovitch was too well pleased with them, as it was, and did not want to worry them with trifles, moreover, it was nothing but a foolish, drunken quarrel over cards.
65. Though in the course of his continual voyagings Ahab must often before have noticed a similar sight, yet, to any monomaniac man, the veriest trifles capriciously carry meanings.
66. Golyadkin, that can easily be set right, and felt in his pocket at once, intending to make up for the cakes, apples, nuts and various trifles he had scattered with a rouble.
67. And if all of this is true, why should you live in fear of the many trifles which come up in your daily lives? I say to you: Fear not; you are of much more value than many sparrows.
68. They cannot, or will not, perceive that the ceremonial actions in administering the Lord's Supper, about which the clergy disagree, are not mere ornamental trifles, as some suppose.
69. They were for the most part quite insignificant trifles, but did not seem so to the mother or to the father either, now that he read this diary about his children for the first time.
70. So far from being "trifles," they are the outward and visible expressions of a most mischievous doctrine, which strikes at one of the first principles of the Reformed Church of England.
71. The countess looked with sad and sternly serious eyes at Prince Andrew when he talked to Natasha and timidly started some artificial conversation about trifles as soon as he looked her way.
72. The countess looked with sad and sternly serious eyes at Prince Andrew when he talked to Natásha and timidly started some artificial conversation about trifles as soon as he looked her way.
73. I made no response but a chilly and dignified bow ; then I sat down to the table, and with undisguised intention began talking of other things, of various trifles, laughing and making jokes.
74. Madame Thenardier's countenance assumed that peculiar expression which is composed of the terrible mingled with the trifles of life, and which has caused this style of woman to be named megaeras.
75. The masses admit two spheres of knowledge, the most exact and the least subject to vacillation from a diversity of views,—the languages and mathematics; everything else they regard as trifles.
76. Sallie was very kind, and often offered her the coveted trifles, but Meg declined them, knowing that John wouldn't like it, and then this foolish little woman went and did what John disliked even worse.
77. He moped to school gloomy and sad, and took his flogging, along with Joe Harper, for playing hookey the day before, with the air of one whose heart was busy with heavier woes and wholly dead to trifles.
78. I am perfectly well! Very well, let us say that I am crazy; but how do you explain her confusion when we appeared? How do you explain her unwillingness to give us any information? Let us admit that these are trifles.
79. Eugenie had seen in the furtive glance that she cast about the young man's room—that girlish glance which sees all in the twinkling of an eye—the pretty trifles of his dressingcase, his scissors, his razors embossed with gold.
80. These high-climbing souls deliver themselves from a multitude of the crosscurrent conflicts of the trifles of living, thus becoming free to attain consciousness of the higher currents of spirit concept and celestial communication.
81. But in Heaven yer Soul shall have no Colour an’ no Sex neither! Ah, damn ye all with yer Short-sightedness an’ yer Whimperin’ an’ Simperin’! Can ye not see that ’tis all foolish Trifles in the Light o’ Eternity?
82. The extreme definiteness with which they stand, now a brilliant white, again yellow, and in some lights red, imposes ideas of durability, of the emergence through the earth of some spiritual energy elsewhere dissipated in elegant trifles.
83. Little by little his mind became diverted by other thoughts, and he lapsed into a kind of reverie; at times the murderer seemed to forget his position, or rather the most important part of it, and to concentrate his attention on trifles.
84. The statistics in this department of the Association's labors may look like "Holy Trifles;" and comparatively they are "Holy Trifles;" but so is the "handful of corn" in the Messianic psalm, which depicts the future growth of Christendom.
85. The worst of such stories is that the triumphant romancers can always be put to confusion and crushed by the very details in which real life is so rich and which these unhappy and involuntary story-tellers neglect as insignificant trifles.
86. All of us knew that the prosecutor received Mitya against his will, solely because he had somehow interested his wife—a lady of the highest virtue and moral worth, but fanciful, capricious, and fond of opposing her husband, especially in trifles.
87. She always felt wicked after it, for the pretty things were seldom necessaries, but then they cost so little, it wasn't worth worrying about, so the trifles increased unconsciously, and in the shopping excursions she was no longer a passive looker-on.
88. Would I now, having lost Lancelot, and all my Dreams of Liberty, devote myself entirely to being a Painted Whore, and fill my Life, like so many Women, with these Trifles? Then I had best read carefully, for this News-Sheet foretold my entire Destiny:.
89. Some orientalists claim that we—Muslim people—concern ourselves with trifles and neglect the significant matters, care not about the core while be greatly interested in the peels so that we spend most of our times in chitchat though time is as precious as gold.
90. On occasion, Mr Snickerty might append other trifles of conversation to his instruction, regaling Mrs Pilfer, and thus the other occupants of the building, with details of his day, the state of his health, or some scandal or other with which he had become acquainted.
91. She would come directly, charming, agitated, looking back at the glances that followed her, and with her flounced dress, her gold eyeglass, her thin shoes, with all sorts of elegant trifles that he had never enjoyed, and with the ineffable seduction of yielding virtue.
92. He showed an interest in trifles, joked about de Beausset’s love of travel, and chatted carelessly, as a famous, self-confident surgeon who knows his job does when turning up his sleeves and putting on his apron while a patient is being strapped to the operating table.
93. The young lady herself received the news as tidings of great joy, went about in a solemn sort of rapture, and began to sort her colors and pack her pencils that evening, leaving such trifles as clothes, money, and passports to those less absorbed in visions of art than herself.
94. Why he had not made love to her himself was not from lack of impulse, but something in the very greatness of the emotions and passions she roused in him, something in her fine, free ignorance of the trifles that make up the virtue of most women, had made any trifling with her impossible to him.
95. To these five, as it were capital causes, there may be added some others that may be just and reasonable, and make it a duty to take up arms; but to take them up for trifles and things to laugh at and he amused by rather than offended, looks as though he who did so was altogether wanting in common sense.
96. The disposition of everything in the rooms, from the largest object to the least; the arrangement of colours, the elegant variety and contrast obtained by thrift in trifles, by delicate hands, clear eyes, and good sense; were at once so pleasant in themselves, and so expressive of their originator, that, as Mr.
97. Prince Bagratión screwed up his eyes, looked round, and, seeing the cause of the confusion, turned away with indifference, as if to say, Is it worth while noticing trifles? He reined in his horse with the care of a skillful rider and, slightly bending over, disengaged his saber which had caught in his cloak.
98. All that men have understood by inward experience, and have related to each other concerning the consciousness of the law of their own life (functional activity, in their cant phrase); all that from the beginning of the world has been done in this direction by the greatest intellects of mankind,—all these are trifles, having no weight whatever.
99. She put them in his buttonhole as a peace offering, and he stood a minute looking down at them with a curious expression, for in the Italian part of his nature there was a touch of superstition, and he was just then in that state of half-sweet, half-bitter melancholy, when imaginative young men find significance in trifles and food for romance everywhere.
100. But let us suppose that the County Council will act quite simply and sensibly, and will not waste money on pedagogical courses and other trifles; let us suppose that all peasants will pay the new school tax of fifteen kopeks, what will the future of this matter be? From the peasants six thousand, from the County Council three thousand, in all nine thousand.

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