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|TRIFLE. Life is no trifle. Men are led by trifles. Be not vexed at trifles. Trifles make |
up existence. Do not wrangle about trifles. Trifles captivate weak minds. Be not
disturbed about trifles. C. Whitefoord. Napoleori I. Periander. Magoon. Horace.
|"Tig thine t 'expand the wond'rous powers of man, To lead him on with curious |
mind to scan Creation's fabric vast, and points minute Of nature's plan. Handmaid
of piety ! — when rightly trod, (Fair truth directing with unerring nod,) Thy paths ...
|The latter say that drink leads to poverty; the former say that poverty leads to drink|
. ... to mouth," because under its influence a man's hand automatically seeks his
own mouth, instead of seeking (as it sometimes should do) his oppressor's nose.
|That so large a plant should spring from so minute a seed, led me to consider the |
importance of trifles. ... But, of all men to whom the kingdom of trifles is most
indebted, the Antiquaries and Virtuosi stand highest — I mean the collectors of
|But 'tis as impossible to tell what a trifle may lead to, as 'tis to enumerate the |
branches of an oak by viewing the acorn ... But, of all men to whom the kingdom
of trifles is most indebted, the Antiquaries and Virtuosi stand highest — I mean
|A TRIFLING song you shall hear, Begun with a trifle and ended ; All trifling people |
draw near, And I shall be nobly attended. Were it not for trifles a few, That lately
have come into play, The men would want something to do, And the women want
something to say. What makes ... To lead her own good man. Look round the ...
|No man has ever seen a revolution. ... The lattersaythatdrink leads topoverty; the |
former say that poverty leads to drink. ... Surelyitis obvious that the thing which
among the English proletariat leads to poverty isthe same asthe thingwhich leads
|... such as exhibit the progress of strong passion from the first germ of incipient* |
susceptibility to the utmost energies of reason half- dethroned; where we see the
strong spark of woman's captivations elicit such fire in the soul of man as leads ...
|... from the foreground to positions backstage and to advisory functions, making |
room for the younger members of the team to take over the lead in policy and
management. Warburg has dismissed people — unhappily and politely, pointing