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petty
used in
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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petty
Used in
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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  • My fate cries out, And makes each petty artery in this body As hardy as the Nemean lion's nerve.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The cease of majesty Dies not alone; but like a gulf doth draw What's near it with it: it is a massy wheel, Fix'd on the summit of the highest mount, To whose huge spokes ten thousand lesser things Are mortis'd and adjoin'd; which, when it falls, Each small annexment, petty consequence, Attends the boisterous ruin.  (not reviewed by editor)

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