Such a supposition could only have arisen from a too-superficial acquaintance with the habits of the Dodson family.
Certainly the contrast between the cousins was conspicuous, and to superficial eyes was very much to the disadvantage of Maggie though a connoisseur might have seen "points" in her which had a higher promise for maturity than Lucy’s natty completeness.
Now superficial people never discern that, owing to my manner, I suppose.
He chose to lay aside his hat and wear a scarlet fez of her embroidering; but by superficial observers this was necessarily liable to be interpreted less as a compliment to Lucy than as a mark of coxcombry.
"They’ve a great deal of superficial cleverness; but they couldn’t go far into anything.
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She has only superficial knowledge on the subject.