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Miss Murray made several trivial observations as we passed up the park, to which (in spite of my reluctance to let one glimpse of my feelings appear) I could only answer by monosyllables.
Everything about the occurrence, which in itself seemed trivial enough, aroused in the mind of the Englishman a well-defined apprehension that something was afoot that boded ill for him and for the girl.
For me, commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these are sacred; nor can I detach one duty, like you, from all other duties, and concentrate my forces mechanically on the payment of moneys.
No truth so sublime but it may be trivial to-morrow in the light of new thoughts.
I returned to the hotel at Welmingham so jaded in body and mind, so weakened and depressed by all that I had gone through, as to be quite unfit to endure the local gossip about the inquest, and to answer the trivial questions that the talkers addressed to me in the coffee-room.
Through all the ways of our unintelligible world the trivial and the terrible walk hand in hand together.
She and Stephen were in that stage of courtship which makes the most exquisite moment of youth, the freshest blossom-time of passion,--when each is sure of the other's love, but no formal declaration has been made, and all is mutual divination, exalting the most trivial word, the lightest gesture, into thrills delicate and delicious as wafted jasmine scent.
She was fond of feeding dependent creatures, and knew the private tastes of all the animals about the house, delighting in the little rippling sounds of her canaries when their beaks were busy with fresh seed, and in the small nibbling pleasures of certain animals which, lest she should appear too trivial, I will here call "the more familiar rodents.
But to be stopped on the stairs, to be forced to listen to her trivial, irrelevant gossip, to pestering demands for payment, threats and complaints, and to rack his brains for excuses, to prevaricate, to lie--no, rather than that, he would creep down the stairs like a cat and slip out unseen.
Why, a stupid thing like this, the most trivial detail might spoil the whole plan.
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People need to know the truth, everyone would agree with this, but it seems the elderly are the ones that suffer the most, with trivial issues being exaggerated.
The debate should be about those consequences and not some trivial matter The list of words that might cause offense is endless and heard extensively throughout Wales and includes Paddy, Jock and Scouser and, interestingly, apologist
In this visionary novel, "The Yogini With A Thousand Eyes, each day the heroine," Annajoy, carries on an elegant meditative dance with the unremarkable trivial events that occur during her daily life in Amsterdam.