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All those minute circumstances belonging to private life and domestic character, all that gives verisimilitude to a narrative, and individuality to the persons introduced, is still known and remembered in Scotland; whereas in England, civilisation has been so long complete, that our ideas of our ancestors are only to be gleaned from musty records and chronicles, the authors of which seem perversely to have conspired to suppress in their narratives all interesting details, in order to find room for flowers of monkish eloquence, or trite reflections upon morals.
I will not weary you," he said, "with the usual trite remarks.
In the old trite saying that love is a projection of self--an egoisme a deux--lies a profound meaning known only to philosopher and poet; for it is ourself in truth that we love in that other.
here a general depression set in all round), pursuits which, pursuits which;--then let us ever remember what was said by the Spartan General, in words too trite for repetition, at the battle it were superfluous to specify.
Love at first sight is a trite expression quite sufficiently discussed; enough that in certain smouldering natures like this man's, that passion leaps into a blaze, and makes such head as fire does in a rage of wind, when other passions, but for its mastery, could be held in chains.
I found her more interesting than her little problem, which, by the way, is rather a trite one.
Pickwick's objection to walking to the magistrate's, by the trite expedient of carrying him thither, it was recollected that there stood in the inn yard, an old sedan-chair, which, having been originally built for a gouty gentleman with funded property, would hold Mr.
A chilling thriller from Brit director Julian Gilbey, who is stepping up from his trite crime flicks Rollin' With The Nines and Rise Of The Footsoldier.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS TOF F GURU HEN OPAL AFAR OLE NERO POSSIBLE ENERGY PAN AREAS CLAN WILLIAM HIKE ICE TRITE FIR COGS GODSEND KNOT CORGI ASH NELSON HORNPIPE IONA I DO ALAS COUP SET REPS APSE WEE THINKER Across: 1 Plug, 4 Sling, 7 Torch, 8 Conga, 9 Alter, 10 Motherwell, 14 Umpire, 16 Swathe, 17 Invincible, 22 Lathe, 23 Ad-lib, 25 Riled, 26 Names, 27 Rate.
His song, Love Will Set You Free, is a trite, slow-motion 1950s ballad.
Blogs, twitters and all the rest are, in my estimation, often trite and silly.
Trite characters in trite plots, no matter how up to date they are with their texting and OMGs, are still unoriginal and not worth our caring.
passage of a resolution on its human rights situation as ''a trite political plot'' crafted by the United States.
It is trite that as motor cars have become faster, so they have become better engineered and safer: it is no coincidence that faster cars have better brakes.
With regard to your article on water shortages in the Ecology special issue (NCR, April 18), you have repeated the trite and obsolete "warning" on Page 2a in the "Doable Steps" of running the washing machine only when it is full.