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The House of Mirth
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  • How dreary and trivial these people were!
  • The dread of Selden’s suspecting that there was any need for her to propitiate such a man as Rosedale checked the trivial phrases of politeness.
  • Mrs. Peniston was a small plump woman, with a colourless skin lined with trivial wrinkles.
  • Lily would have been surprised to know how many trivial facts concerning herself were lodged in Miss Stepney’s head.
  • He yielded himself to the charm of trivial preoccupations, wondering at what hour her reply would be sent, with what words it would begin.
  • She was very near hating him now; yet the sound of his voice, the way the light fell on his thin dark hair, the way he sat and moved and wore his clothes—she was conscious that even these trivial things were inwoven with her deepest life.

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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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