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  • In Rusty's case, the evidence was negligible; he had merely been found at Rivonia with the others.†   (source)
  • Because until now, Surda was of negligible interest to him, and because the Varden have dwelled in Farthen Dur for decades, where they were able to examine every newcomer's mind for duplicity, which they can't do in Surda since its border and population are so large.†   (source)
  • Rath is short and small-boned, pretty, vibrant, and bubbly, a wisp of a girl whose negligible stature contrasts with an outsized and outgoing personality.†   (source)
  • Contact with the enemy was negligible, except in the case of one Marine from the 3rd Platoon, a blacksmith's son and bona fide eccentric from Montana named Don Ruhl.†   (source)
  • Overall impact on war: negligible.†   (source)
  • The chance of Bourne even being a good physical match for Claire was negligible; his heart was probably far too large for a child's body; there could be all sorts of compromising diseases or long-term drug use that would prohibit him from being a donor.†   (source)
  • But the likelihood of someone else having murdered all three of them is negligible.†   (source)
  • It was preparing letters and lectures about the flying saucers, the negligibility of death and the true nature of time.†   (source)
  • They are not as negligible as you might think.†   (source)
  • Astaroth's impact might have been negligible, except for a sight Max witnessed some days later.†   (source)
  • Nice, and negligible.†   (source)
  • "Eugene," Louisa Mae said in a voice possessed of negligible twang, yet which seemed undeniably southern still, "bring the bags in, honey."†   (source)
  • But chance that a girl that big is virgin is negligible.†   (source)
  • Discounting a totally negligible incident a couple of years earlier, when he had methodically dragged the entire apartment for a mislaid or "stolen" tennis-racket press.†   (source)
  • In country as open and as vast as this one was, the prospects of getting within visual range of a wolf except by the luckiest of accidents ( and I had already had more than my ration of these) were negligible.†   (source)
  • For a man with negligible expectations, he had not done badly by 1937 standards.†   (source)
  • Other books with negligible relationship to life on the island populated the shelves.†   (source)
  • The EPA switched to using a "negligible risk" standard rather than the "zero risk" standard.
  • Those who disagree with the Kyoto Protocol insist that it will trade enormous resources for negligible benefits. Many proponents argue exactly the opposite.
  • The effect was negligible.
  • What?" said Harry and Ron together; both considered Hermione's Quidditch knowledge negligible.†   (source)
  • He also had traces of alcohol, but the percentage was negligible.†   (source)
  • "I've never thought they're negligible," Dagny answered happily.†   (source)
  • I'm afraid I can't regard a gap of three years as negligible.†   (source)
  • And that night, just after I got home, Father came back to the house and I screamed but Mother said she wouldn't let anything bad happen to me and I went into the garden and lay down and looked at the stars in the sky and made myself negligible.†   (source)
  • It's an added disgrace that over the last dozen years there has been negligible progress in providing family planning, particularly in Africa.†   (source)
  • You've spent a negligible amount.†   (source)
  • So small as to be negligible.†   (source)
  • An unadmitted rage was boiling in his mind, struggling between escape and explosion, and it blew up into the sensation that this negligible little wife of his was depriving him of his triumph, that he would not surrender to her his new enjoyment.†   (source)
  • But maternal health wasn't on the political horizon, and the United States and most other countries contributed negligible sums to address it.†   (source)
  • These countries took young women who previously had contributed negligibly to gross national product (GNP) and injected them into the formal economy, hugely increasing the labor force.†   (source)
  • Bennington knew more than anyone, but his major preoccupation was to erase his own trail of incompetence and his contribution toward actually shoving the true portrait of the Yamacraw School before my eyes was negligible.†   (source)
  • I name these things, negligible to many people, because we were totally unfamiliar with them.†   (source)
  • You see, he's a negligible factor and nobody will listen to him.†   (source)
  • But a couple of days later, while attempting to say Mass, he had an onset of faintness and even after three attempts was unable to go through with the service, and the next morning the rector, who had examined Father Kleinsorge's apparently negligible but unhealed cuts daily, asked in surprise, 'What have you done to your wounds?'†   (source)
  • It is a forcing of the truth to suit a plausible, but erroneous, explanation of that contradiction which this man discovers in himself and which appears to himself to be the source of his by no means negligible sufferings.†   (source)
  • Aunt Virginia, it is plain, put her own daughters, my mother's first cousins, through tortures compared with which the boot or the Chinese shoe is negligible, in order to marry one to the Duke of Bedford, the other to Lord Henry Somerset.†   (source)
  • At the end of it anything that the three men did not know about Foscarelli's business methods, his journeys, his income, and his opinion of the United States and most European countries seemed a negligible factor.†   (source)
  • That was in the automobile and rubber industries, and of this I saw the far-reaching result, down to the most negligible pearldiver on skid row.†   (source)
  • I had yet to find out how little people want you to succeed in an extraordinary project, and what comfort some have that the negligible is upheld and all other greater effort falls on its face.†   (source)
  • I expected poisoned looks, against which I was coated and immune; at least, my greater trouble made such looks seem negligible; and I wasn't willing to be tagged for lascivious crime and false pretenses or whatever the counts were that they thought they had against me.†   (source)
  • Even physical ones: moles, blebs, hairs, bumps in her forehead, huge concentration in her neck; she had spiraling reddish hair springing with no negligible beauty and definiteness from her scalp, tangling as it widened up and out, cut duck-tail fashion in the back and scrawled out high above her ears.†   (source)
  • She was not negligible, she could still arrest the attention of a high official's wife.†   (source)
  • The familiar barriers, the streets along which she moved, the houses between which she had made her little journeys for so many years, became negligible suddenly.†   (source)
  • CHAPTER THIRTEEN HOW I FELL IN WITH THE CURATE After getting this sudden lesson in the power of terrestrial weapons, the Martians retreated to their original position upon Horsell Common; and in their haste, and encumbered with the debris of their smashed companion, they no doubt overlooked many such a stray and negligible victim as myself.†   (source)
  • One guesses her as one of those women who are conscious of being treated as silly and negligible, and who, without having strength enough to assert themselves effectually, at any rate never submit to their fate.†   (source)
  • It was annoying that Selden, when he came, should find that particular visitor in possession, but Lily was mistress of the art of ridding herself of superfluous company, and to her present mood Rosedale seemed distinctly negligible.†   (source)
  • Do you understand the feeling—the sort of feeling that you must get certain matters out of the way, smooth out certain fairly negligible complications before you can go to a place that has, during all your life, been a sort of dream city?†   (source)
  • And the latter, now that he saw Clyde in an ordinary tuxedo with a smart pleated shirt and black tie, as opposed to the club uniform in which he had last seen him in Chicago, was inclined to think him even more attractive than before—not quite as negligible and unimportant as his son Gilbert had made out.†   (source)
  • She was almost negligible.†   (source)
  • I was a negligible quantity simply because I was not the fortunate man of the earth, not Montague Brierly in command of the Ossa, not the owner of an inscribed gold chronometer and of silver-mounted binoculars testifying to the excellence of my seamanship and to my indomitable pluck; not possessed of an acute sense of my merits and of my rewards, besides the love and worship of a black retriever, the most wonderful of its kind—for never was such a man loved thus by such a dog.†   (source)
  • The Catholic Church has had its wings clipped so often lately that its part was timidly negligible, and they haven't any good writers any more.†   (source)
  • Indeed, since reaching the buffalo fields, she had become a negligible attraction, for which she was devoutly thankful.†   (source)
  • Her case was negligible, really more suspicion than fact, even though Elly was delicate, and obviously anemic, too—but definitely a likable girl, the son you would have loved to pat on her flax-blond head, as the director did regularly whenever he spoke to her in the dining hall.†   (source)
  • It was that of all the people he had grown up among, and he had always regarded it as necessary but negligible.†   (source)
  • The bubble of Heredity has been pricked: the certainty that acquirements are negligible as elements in practical heredity has demolished the hopes of the educationists as well as the terrors of the degeneracy mongers; and we know now that there is no hereditary "governing class" any more than a hereditary hooliganism.†   (source)
  • He was negligible, devoid of significance, dry like a bone, and though he was "guilty" no atmosphere of sin surrounded him.†   (source)
  • The notion that Mrs Warren must be a fiend is only an example of the violence and passion which the slightest reference to sex arouses in undisciplined minds, and which makes it seem natural for our lawgivers to punish silly and negligible indecencies with a ferocity unknown in dealing with, for example, ruinous financial swindling.†   (source)
  • Mendicancy: that of the fraudulent bankrupt with negligible assets paying 1s.†   (source)
  • Reduce Bloom by cross multiplication of reverses of fortune, from which these supports protected him, and by elimination of all positive values to a negligible negative irrational unreal quantity.†   (source)
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