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Sense and Sensibility
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petty
Used in
Sense and Sensibility
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  • She wished very much to have the subject continued, though she did not chuse to join in it herself; but nothing more of it was said, and for the first time in her life, she thought Mrs. Jennings deficient either in curiosity after petty information, or in a disposition to communicate it.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a petty crime
as in: don`t be petty
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