"If there was anything on her side at the time, it was nothing but a superficial attraction," pursued Oblonsky.
Sport has, in my opinion, a great value, and as is always the case, we see nothing but what is most superficial.
"It’s not superficial," said Princess Tverskaya.
Chapter 23 Vronsky had several times already, though not so resolutely as now, tried to bring her to consider their position, and every time he had been confronted by the same superficiality and triviality with which she met his appeal now.
And it vaguely came into Levin’s mind that she herself was not to blame (she could not be to blame for anything), but what was to blame was her education, too superficial and frivolous.
But she was too simple and innocent to know how to cut short this conversation, or even to conceal the superficial pleasure afforded her by the young man’s very obvious admiration.
Dolly saw that she had now completely recovered from the impression her arrival had made on her, and had assumed that superficial, careless tone which, as it were, closed the door on that compartment in which her deeper feelings and ideas were kept.
"We’ll admit, princess, that that’s not superficial," he said, "but internal.
Think, I have a choice between two alternatives: either to be with child, that is an invalid, or to be the friend and companion of my husband—practically my husband," Anna said in a tone intentionally superficial and frivolous.
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She has only superficial knowledge on the subject.