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2055 example sentences with  pettier

2055 example sentences with pettier

The pettier ones must take care of themselves, I have not time enough to attend to them, and God will not, it may be, require them of me."

Absolutely and solely trusted, assured that her company was eagerly sought, and at least as deeply valued as evercompelled by the ideas of her race to accept the situation as natural and right, and wholly incapable of the pettier and meaner forms of jealousyEveena was fully content and happy in her relations with me.

mutinousness &c adj.; mutineering^; sedition, treason; high treason, petty treason, misprision of treason; premunire [Lat.]; lese majeste

peculation, embezzlement; fraud &c 545; larceny, petty larceny, grand larceny, shoplifting.

I do not care for names, for petty party disputes, or for those which belong to the domestic questions.

By doubts and thousand petty fancies crost.'

Nicholas could endure the coarse and brutal language of Squeers, the displeasure of Mrs. Squeers (who decided that the new usher was "a proud, haughty, consequential, turned-up-nosed peacock," and that "she'd bring his pride down"), and the petty indignities this lady could inflict upon him.

Let us refuse to accept as moral any political leader who should allow his conduct in relation to great issues to be determined by egoistic passion, and boldly say that he would be less immoral even though he were as lax in his personal habits as Sir Robert Walpole, if at the same time his sense of the public welfare were supreme in his mind, quelling all pettier impulses beneath a magnanimous impartiality.

[Petty robberies.

We borrowed each other's knives and forks too, and etiquette, that petty tyrant of society, retired from the scene.

For the most part the rank and file were stamped by their faces and their limbs as being of peasant blood or of the petty artisan type; but here and there, along with the butcher and the baker and the candlestick maker, passed one of a slenderer build, usually spectacled and wearing, even in this employment, the unmistakable look of the cultured, scholarly man.

In the isle of Maragnan, the governor and petty king there did wonder at the Frenchmen, and admire how so many friars, and the rest of their company could live without wives, they thought it a thing impossible, and would not believe it.

It is said that this cowherd rajah was ordained principal sovereign over the other petty princes among whom Malabar was divided, with the title of Zamorin, and was authorized by Shermanoo to extend his dominion over all the other chieftains by force of arms.

As the rajahs of Cochin and other petty sovereignties on the coast, were exceedingly jealous of the superior riches and power of the zamorins, and of the monopoly of trade enjoyed by Calicut, they gave every encouragement to the Portuguese to frequent their ports; from whence arose a series of warfare by sea and land, which has finally reduced them all under subjection to the Europeans."

But Pitt, who on that occasion had supported Wilberforce, did not confine his views to the removal of a single petty disability, but proposed to put the whole body of Roman Catholics on a footing of perfect equality with Protestants in respect of their eligibility to every kind of office, with one or two exceptions.

A faith in something greater, in a future though unknown destiny, beyond this life, a faith in eternity,in short, an all-absorbing larger aspiration, overwhelms that petty faith which we might term personal, that faith in the morrow, that sort of goad that spurs on irresolute minds, and that is so needful if one must struggle and exist and accomplish something in this world."

Each petty villager would have his acre or half acre, or four, or five, or ten, or twenty acres, as the case might be.

They till their lands, and are de facto petty farmers.

The petty shopkeepers, sellers of brass pots, grain, spices, and other bazaar wares, who attend the various bazaars, or weekly and bi-weekly markets, transport their goods by means of these ponies.

Look at the petty republics of Italy in more modern times.

Becoming unintentionally mixed up in a petty skirmish between the court party and the Frondes, he was badly wounded, and narrowly escaped hanging as an enemy of the Frondeurs.

"By-the-by, that reminds me of the fact that the petty prince of Mattan, in Borneo, is in possession of one of the largest diamonds in the world.

My business has, therefore, been the rough business of a pioneer; and while hewing a road through the trackless forest, along which all might hereafter travel with ease, I had no time to attend to those minute graces of composition and petty perfection of arrangement and collocation, which are the attribute of the academic grove, or the literary parterre.

The admirable Sir William Petty has given Examples of this in some of his Writings: One of them, as I remember, is that of a Watch, which I shall endeavour to explain so as shall suit my present Purpose.

The fame of Warburton possibly bulked larger for the moment, and one of his flatterers was comparing him to the Colossus which bestrides the petty world of contemporaries.

Her letters are amongst the most amusing illustrations of the petty affectations and squabbles characteristic of such a provincial clique.

There had been a great deal of petty thieving in the county, and several gentlemen had suggested to him the necessity for greater severity in punishing it.

In England, upon the other hand, the army had been entirely neglected, and had been made the subject of miserable, petty economy in all its branches, and the consequence was that war found us wholly unprepared, except that we possessed an army of seasoned soldiers such as, in the nature of things under the new regulations, England will never see again.

He carries too much weight of metal for ordinary and petty occasions: he must have a pretty large question to discuss, and must make thorough-stitch work of it.

Pettier than an insect, and more obstinate than a mule, he had also the superior, sleek humility of a "chosen one."

There are many petty officers among them.

The officials humor them in this petty vanity.

Life would not seem so petty here as in the face of all that other solemn stateliness.

It was, of course, despite her own performances, a fold to which the worldly wolf was no stranger; and her trouble had turned a light-hearted little lady into an eager, intellectual, speculative being, with a sort of shame for her former estate, and an undoubted reactionary dislike of dominion and of petty pomp.

I had left my luggage at the station, but I only recollected the fact upon being recalled from a mental forecast of the interview before me to these exceedingly petty preliminaries.

"Ah, yes," some unimaginative reader may say; "but there is no color and no motion in these pictures you think so life-like; and at best they are but petty miniatures of the objects we see in Nature."

Surely, surely at the end of this marvellous nineteenth century, when there are so many men in the world who have learnt the difficult lessons of life in a way that they have never been learnt before, nations are no longer obliged to behave like children, or worse still, with their petty jealousies and bickerings and growlings, "like dogs that delight to bark and bite."

They have brought you here to let you shift for yourself, but woe to you if you offend one of their petty notions of honor.

That the girl was a petty thief amounted to almost nothing beside her viciousness and animosity toward her fellow beings.

Among the rest of the doubtful characters with which our court abounded was one Joe Traill, who had been in prison many a time for petty larceny and the like.

Her two blocks on "Main Street" showed her Centralia as a place of petty righteousness and petty vice.

Her two blocks on "Main Street" showed her Centralia as a place of petty righteousness and petty vice.

No, in what seemed that fantastic setting were things genuine and fine: simplicity, hospitality, friendship, comradeship, loyalty, courage in danger and good humor in petty annoyances.

There was nothing petty or mean in Julius II.

And he ends by saying: Nature fits all her children with something to do; He who would write and can't write, can surely review, Can set up a small booth as critic and sell us his Petty conceit and his pettier jealousies.

"Let us refuse to accept as moral," says George Eliot, "any political leader who should allow his conduct in relation to great issues to be determined by egoistic passion, and boldly say that he would be less immoral even though he were as lax in his personal habits as Sir Robert Walpole, if at the same time his sense of the public welfare were supreme in his mind, quelling all pettier impulses beneath a magnanimous impartiality."

With regard to the Somnauth gates, a pettier piece of hypercriticism, and a more palpable exhibition of hypocrisy, were never witnessed on a public question.

With a frontispiece by Emile Bernard and decorations by Rene Pettier.

With a frontispiece by Emile Bernard and decorations by Rene Pettier.

Previously, petty annoyances had not moved him to these half-audible and solitary comments which he had always found contemptuously amusing in others.

During this speech Mrs. Condor's voice had dropped from its original tone of petty rancor to one of petulant self-justification.

At first the capital of a petty Count, this land-locked internal harbor grew in time to be the Venice of the North, and to gather round its quays or at its haven of Damme, the ships and merchandise of all neighboring peoples.

And then, moreover, you are the first British officers I have seen since your army took possession of Affghanist[=a]n; no notice has been taken of me, the Meer Walli of Koollum; yet, to the petty chiefs of Bamee[=a]n vakeels and friendly messages have been sent, with valuable presentswhile, to my repeated letters courting an amicable alliance, not even an answer has been given.

I could not but feel the truth of the Meer's remarks on our policy in conciliating the petty chiefs, whilst the friendly overtures of the more powerful were treated almost with insulting neglect.

I'll plead her to petty and you give her a suspended sentence?

He starts with assault and battery, petty larceny and collection cases and gradually works his way up, so to speak, to murder and corporate reorganizations.

The prisons of the former government were "petty to the ends" of this.

As those petty republics and nominal kingdoms ceased to waste their energies in warfare, and the peaceable co-operation of commerce extended, the light of civilization blazed up.

The petty chiefs and allodial lords who everywhere grasped local sovereignty held each other in check.

Of course they will not be so petty or so gross where the circumstances do not prompt pettiness or grossness; nor so constant and organised where the class-conditions have not tended to make them habitual.

The great hazard involved in this trade and also the physical strength and fitness of those who follow it lead to its abandonment more frequently than is the case with a pickpocket or a petty thief.

Petty things, like disorderly conduct, are often caused by intoxicating liquor, and these land a great many temporarily in jail, but these acts are really not criminal.

The admirable Sir William Petty has given Examples of this in some of his Writings: One of them, as I remember, is that of a Watch, which I shall endeavour to explain so as shall suit my present Purpose.

Thus, a little reflexion shows that smuggling is really theft, and I cannot but think that it would be to the moral as well as the material advantage of the community if it were called by that name, and were visited with the same punishment as petty larceny.

The poet's spirit was broken, and he was glad to accept a petty civil post that took him to Kรถnigsberg.

The zeal of the reforming husband could not stand against the petty persecutions of the older women of the family.

The ravages committed by the army of the Pasha of Egypt, in the fertile districts of the neighbourhood of Aden, have been prejudicial to the interests of the new settlement, and perhaps so long as the hope of plunder can be entertained by the petty princes, who rule the adjacent districts, they will be unwilling to wait for the slower advantages derivable from commerce.

This was too great an indulgence to be granted by the petty authorities who ruled over the passengers.

His hatred of heresy led him not to blacken the character of heretics, nor to descend to the vulgar abuse used by pettier priests.

Don't annoy me with petty details.

If I was you," he said, "I wouldn't trust him with a Petty Sessions."

To be the receptacle of and the medium through which unexplained forces work, is a very petty office to fulfil.

No man was ever treated more insolently by hereditary sovereigns, from Czar and Kaiser and King to petty German princelings; and this insolence he has never repaid in kind, nor sought to repay in any manner.

Nor should they be divided into compartments, too minute or numerous, for so arranged they must always look petty and toy-like.

It was a brilliant match indeed for the daughter of a petty Italian baron; and Mazarin saw that it was celebrated with becoming magnificence.

I cannot suffer these petty attentions and petty reforms to occupy me just now; what I intend to do will be done in a large way; I mean not only to repair but to restore the castle, to throw the whole of my lands to the north into a sheep-walk, to plant the higher points, and to convert the south lands into arable.

I cannot suffer these petty attentions and petty reforms to occupy me just now; what I intend to do will be done in a large way; I mean not only to repair but to restore the castle, to throw the whole of my lands to the north into a sheep-walk, to plant the higher points, and to convert the south lands into arable.

It must have been very irritating to Saint-Gaudens when he fell a victim to that extraordinary official puritanism which sometimes exercises a petty censorship over works of art in America.

The thoughts are completely under our own guidance and must never be allowed to wander idly or sinfully; they should be encouraged to dwell on subjects which elevate the mind and shield it from the petty trivialities which irritate and degrade it.

Then he was married to Alice Petty Hackley from 1935 until they divorced in 1938.

The radioman was Petty Officer Second Class Seijirล Kishida (Werneth, p. 67).

He worked for Petty Enterprises, of which he was part owner.

Besides, the exes are actually close friends more concerned with co-parenting their daughter than playing petty social media games.

But for many who know Salem, the journalist and press freedom advocate is far from the petty criminal that state forces are portraying her.

Paul Westerberg, 29, lead singer for the Replacements, a Minneapolis band, performs as opening act for Tom Petty in Pennsylvania, Aug. 30, 1989.

A petty officer told the court in a letter asking to be admitted to the case that when the berthing โ€œflooded with fuel, crewmates were screaming for help.

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So, they have nothing to hold on to, except such petty and uncivilised points and I really not bothered.

So weโ€™ve separated the shocks from the sneers, the big swings from the petty jabs, and ranked them from most to least dickish.

Sure, itโ€™s a petty dig but I feel confident it is one Donald Trump hates.

The title of chief petty officer was first mentioned in the early days of 1776 onboard Continental Navy Ship Alfred.

Wallace drives for Petty, who issued a scathing rebuke after the noose was found that called for the "sick personโ€ to be expelled from NASCAR forever โ€” a move NASCAR President Steve Phelps insisted would happen should they be caught.

Wallace J. Kingbird, 31, Duluth, petty-misdemeanor theft, fined $50; theft by shoplifting, continued for dismissal for one year.

โ€œWhereas the crochet, I guess it was more so like my petty cash just for fun.โ€

Full Moon Fever is the debut solo studio album by Tom Petty, released on April 24, 1989, by MCA Records.

He further views the personal entanglements of life as "almost like petty complications and meticulous excuses for not facing the finality of this strange and uncanny process of crystallization" (pp. 217-8).

He saw these dichotomies as petty and artificial realizing as he did the truth that the spirit of learning and teaching alone counts.

Am also a member of the Chief & Petty Officers' Association located in Esquimalt.

Required for purchases not eligible through petty cash or procurement card.

The appellant submits that either someone else must have taken the money or that the NSPI management of the petty cash process was defective.