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  • It is Mr. Chadband’s habit—it is the head and front of his pretensions indeed—to keep this sort of debtor and creditor account in the smallest items and to post it publicly on the most trivial occasions.
  • He is always paying trivial attentions to young ladies, and always has been, ever since he was eighteen.
  • —what a deep fountain of affection and generosity his heart was; and was it not worth my trivial suffering and change to fill such a place in it?
  • I hope this may not seem trivial.
  • There had been, he admitted, a trivial blemish or so in its rate of progress, but this was exaggerated and had been entirely owing to the "parsimony of the public," which guilty public, it appeared, had been until lately bent in the most determined manner on by no means enlarging the number of Chancery judges appointed—I believe by Richard the Second, but any other king will do as well.

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  • We’re in agreement on the main issues. We just have some trivial details to work out.
  • I have heard only trivial objections.

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