The young man from Watauga, who had not regarded Johnnie as a case at all, but had considered her purely as an exceptionally attractive young woman, looked a trifle bewildered.
Doris was feeling a trifle uncertain, seeing that she was about to encounter a complete stranger.
They cannot for shame come, that's heaw it is; so we lose'n their custom till sich times as summat turns up at they can raise a trifle to pay up wi'. . . .
"The man's eyes opened a trifle wider, and his next remark faded into a long-drawn whistle of astonishment.
We wandered leisurely and cheerfully through the town, buying each other one or two trifles in the way of presents, and then adjourned for lunch to a large and rather dazzling hotel that dominated the sea front.
The young man regarded this a trifle despondently, for it had no great resemblance to what he was seeking.
She said she got a trifle by charing, but not much now; for folks were "beginnin' to do it for theirsels."
"Even as it is," went on Miss Milligan, "I don't see why--a little higher please, and turn a trifle to the light, thank you!--I don't see why it can't be done.
Please don't go on so," she said a trifle impatiently.
I have chosen to shut myself off from the world, to posture in a village all my days, and to consider its trifles as of supreme importance.
She looked at him with only a glance, then asked, a trifle unsteadily: "What do you mean?"
"He has been up to see Aunt Lavinia, that's the reason of the double recess," thought Andy, his heart sinking a trifle.
With the peak of it hoisted we moved a trifle faster, though the schooner lay over at a perilous angle.
divided by 1200, the number of portions of soup furnished, gives for each portion a mere trifle more than ONE THIRD OF A PENNY, or exactly 422/1200 of a penny; the weight of each portion being about 20 ounces.
Louise flushed a trifle.
His Sappho, a lyrical drama, is one of the few attempts that have been made to bring amongst us that tuneful trifle, the modern Opera of the Italians.
He felt his pulse begin to beat a trifle faster.
"Of course not," she said, adding a trifle more seriously: "Except only the friends who stood by me so loyally and offered to help when I had no 'large fortune,'" "And are you going to tell me," asked Teddy eagerly, "the names of those favored friends?
Nay, here's a harder imposition, Which is indeed the court's petition, That setting worldly pomp aside, Which poet has at font denied, You would be pleased in humble way To write a trifle call'd a play.
It took a trifle over one week for developments to develop, and then they developed rapidly.
Avery passed him with scarcely a glance, but her voice as she addressed Lennox Tudor sounded a trifle austere. "
My father nodded slowly, seemed to lose his balance on the rolling deck, recovered himself, and set his feet a trifle wider apart.
Still, he was a good son, as good sons at a distance go, and occasionally wrote a letter to the woman growing older and older, or sent her some trifle for remembrance.
"My Lord, "Your hours are so well employed, I hardly dare offer you this trifle to look over; but then, so well am I acquainted with the sweetness of temper which accompanies your learning, I dare ever assure myself of a pardon.
"If a man does not notice trifles, he will never learn much of character.
Full, however, of the use she should have for him, she wasn't going to mind trifles.
I know not if in this chamber of treasures I may leave the trifle which I came to bring for the bambino?"
She laughed a trifle nervously.
Would that we all, in all conditions of life, kept truth and duty ever before us, as he did even amid the pettinesses of a Court--the solemn trifles of etiquette which would have stifled the nobleness of a less noble nature.
His large mouth carried a leering, insolent expression and his nose was broken, hanging a trifle to one side.
Even Farley's jaw dropped just a trifle, but Page's face flushed with new-found pleasure.
"Have a care, Francis," cried a pretty, roguish-looking girl in a gray homespun gown, brandishing a wet towel as she spoke; "hot lead will be your portion if you dare trifle with that boiling pot.
A close observer, however, would have seen that while Jack was in perfect physical condition, Harris carried a trifle too much fat--not much, but still a trifle.
"Pertinax is too old," Narcissus objected, weakening, a trifle sulkily.
Yet surprise could hardly have been altogether absent, for though another Sunday had not yet come around, the slim, smallish figure sitting in a corner, looking very much alone, and clad in dark attire, which seemed to have been washed a trifle too often, was Delphine Carraze on her second visit.
"I'm shore sorry," grieved the stranger, the smile waning a trifle. "
The dissolute wits of Charles the Second's court, Sedley, Rochester, Sackville, and the "mob of gentlemen who wrote with ease," threw off a few amatory trifles; but the age was not spontaneous or sincere enough for genuine song.
It was very unpleasant to be so strongly drawn to a man whom such people probably thought a trifle 'off.'
"It is hardly worth her while to undertake nursing," said Isabelle coldly, "if she cannot stand such a trifle as this."
But let the reasonable woman soften the clouds a trifle, there will always remain precisely what is necessary to hold a lover.
The familiarity of this description made Steve sit up a trifle straighter.
I know nothing of the details, but the outcome of all was that nothing was left for the widow and children, save a trifle of ready money.
I must see you no oftener than it would be allowable for an occasional customer of the better sort to drop in; and when you do come, state your business--let it always be business, or pass by--and take your leave, like any indifferent neighbor who came to change a book, or purchase a trifle, or engage work.
The young prince, who little thought he was talking to the king his father, replied, "Old sir, she prizes not such trifles; the gifts which Perdita expects from me are locked up in my heart."
To prevent splendid trifles passing for matters of importance.
He was not the first that had played away a few trifles, and of what use were birth and fortune if they would not admit some sallies and expenses?"
I have picked up what unconsidered trifles of information I can, but they do not amount to much.
She paid the trifle the shy, demure little librarian demanded, and was taking her leave in silence, without even a "Good-day," when, as she was passing the door, Miss Wimple espied on the counter, near where her customer had stood, a visiting-card; her eye fell on the engraved name,--"Mr.
A Frenchman, about thirty years ago, M. Simond, in his Travels, mentioned incidentally the following hideous scene as one steadily observed and watched by himself in France at a period some trifle before the French Revolution:--A peasant was ploughing; and the team that drew his plough was a donkey and a woman.
He turned his head, lifting it a trifle; already he had thought of Gloria, and now he sought her.