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petty
Used in
The War of the Worlds
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  • It seems to me now almost incredibly wonderful that, with that swift fate hanging over us, men could go about their petty concerns as they did.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Before the cylinder fell there was a general persuasion that through all the deep of space no life existed beyond the petty surface of our minute sphere.  (not reviewed by editor)

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