A-trifle sentence example

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  • His earliest publication, the anonymous pamphlet of The Pentland Rising, had appeared in 1866, and The Charity Bazaar, a trifle in which his future manner is happily displayed, in 1868.

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  • The hill of Dascon is to be sought a trifle to the south-east, to the south of the mouth of the Anapus, on the edge of the Great Harbour, at the Punta Caderini.

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  • Upon this theory public land was either given away or sold for a trifle by the nation to individual holders.

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  • From 1820 to 1860, however, the Whigs were in general a trifle the stronger; and from 1866 to 1895 the Democrats were triumphant; in 1895 a Republican governor was elected; in 1896 Maryland gave McKinley 3 2, 23 2 votes more than it gave Bryan; and in 1904 seven Democratic electors and one Republican were chosen; and in 1908 five Democratic and three Republican.

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  • That the people themselves did not regard the reform as a trifle is plain from the numerous rebellions against it.

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  • A handful or two of the soil is then put in, and on this the plant with its roots spread out is to be set, a trifle higher than the plant should stand in the pot when finished off; more soil is to be added, and the whole pressed firmly with the fingers, the base of the stem being just below the pot-rim, and the surface being smoothed off so as to slope a little outwards.

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  • Classicism in the shape of solid, respectable Hummel on the one hand, and Carl Czerny, a trifle flippant, perhaps, and inclined to appeal to the gallery, on the other, these gave the musical parentage of young Liszt.

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  • In 1900 only .about one-sixth of the total land surface was included in farms, and a trifle less than one-third of the farm land was improved.

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  • Casilda (pop. in 1907, 1246) has a landlocked, shallow harbour; but Masio Bay, a trifle farther distant, accommodates larger craft; and there are excellent deep-water anchorages among the quays off the coast.

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  • Pocahontas, perhaps the most remarkable mare in the Stud-Book, never won a race on the turf, but threw Stockwell and Rataplan to the Baron, son of Birdcatcher, King Tom to Harkaway, Knight of St Patrick to Knight of St George, and Knight of Kars to Nutwith-all these horses being 16 hands high and upwards, while Pocahontas was a long low mare of about 15 hands or a trifle more.

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  • The census of 1900 showed that not less than two-fifths of the total net income came from live stock or from hay, grain and forage on farms representing together 96% of the farm-value of the state - live stock being a trifle more important; dairying was similarly predominant for 1.6%, and beet-sugar for ' 9.1%.

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  • Is it cynical to suggest that the courts are being a trifle schizophrenic about the guidelines?

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  • Her pretty hat was a trifle on one side; her cheeks brilliant with excitement and anxiety.

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  • He was getting just a trifle fed up with appearing like a country hick.

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  • It must be a trifle disconcerting for the rest of the cast, but such unusual informality was great fun for everyone else.

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  • In my case, this took the form of a bruised rib, which is still a trifle painful.

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  • And even self-styled modernist buildings are beginning to look a trifle derivative and dated.

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  • They are often exposed to the weather, so the internal decorations were beginning to get a trifle tatty.

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  • To a spider the process would seem a trifle hyperactive.

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  • Finally, I expect I am not alone in feeling a trifle weary of carol services.

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  • The point I am really making is that she was becoming a trifle callous in all her relationships at this time.

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  • We had thirty seven cars on the grid on Sunday - it got a trifle busy out on the track to say the least!

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  • The total acreage of all land included in farms increased from 3,459,018 acres in 1890 to 3,609,784 acres in 1900, or from 60% to 62.6% of the total land area of the state, but the improved portion of this decreased during the decade from 1,727,387 acres to 1,076,879 acres, or from 49'9% to 29.8%; in no other state east of the Mississippi river was so small a proportion of the farm land improved at the close of the decade, although in Florida it was only a trifle larger.

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  • With the soldier, an infantry officer with a bandaged cheek came up to the bonfire, and addressing Tushin asked him to have the guns moved a trifle to let a wagon go past.

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  • I tell you, Papa" (he smote himself on the breast as a general he had heard speaking had done, but Berg did it a trifle late for he should have struck his breast at the words "Russian army"), "I tell you frankly that we, the commanders, far from having to urge the men on or anything of that kind, could hardly restrain those... those... yes, those exploits of antique valor," he went on rapidly.

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  • Lightly soiled, a trifle scuffed on extremities, some light foxing, otherwise very good.

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  • Lightly scuffed, a trifle darkened on spine, undated inscription on front free endpaper, good.

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  • All this because of 88 rounds of DU bullets, a trifle compared to the 600,000 pounds of DU in Iraq and Kuwait.

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  • We had thirty seven cars on the grid on Sunday - it got a trifle busy out on the track to say the least !

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  • We 've always found the stylings of the USM series to be a trifle on the odd side.

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  • Some people prefer silk for its sensuous feel, though it can be a trifle warm when there is no air conditioner around.

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  • Almost an object of art rather than a true handbag, they are basically a trifle or bauble, a sign of luxury.

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  • For something a little different, buy a large glass vase or a trifle dish and fill it with apples, or make a cornucopia in a shallow glass dish or basket.

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  • Place a layer of cake chunks into a trifle bowl and spoon whipped cream over the top.

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