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This is hardly the greatest tragedy of Spears’ life under conservatorship, but the pettiness is telling.Three New Britney Spears Documentaries Tell a Chilling Tale About the Bystander Effect|Judy Berman|September 28, 2021|Time
For Swift, it’s a powerful flex, a brilliant example of fan service and an exercise in high-minded pettiness, all at the same time.Taylor Swift’s new take on ‘Fearless’ piles on the nostalgia, along with some revenge|Allison Stewart|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
I really feel, at 60 years old, I’m sort of glad I got to indulge some of the pettiness of what I’d been.
It is a fascinating story of rivalry and even pettiness, albeit with huge stakes in the form of prizes, patents, profits, and prestige.
Rather, he dishes up a seemingly endless stream of examples of pettiness, irritation, hypocrisy and awkwardness.Fear And Self-Loathing In Scandinavia: The Fiction Of Karl Ove Knausgaard|Ted Gioia|May 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pettiness could be no issue—photograph all of your children, rainbows, sunsets, and kittens.All You Need to Be a Modern Digital Stalker Is a Smartphone|Tauriq Moosa|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why turn a genuine good-news story into an expression of childish pettiness?What Is William and Harry's Problem With The Press?|Tom Sykes|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It represents instead a sorry reflection of the pettiness of current political debate in Washington.Obama Will Lose Recess Appointment Case, but Will Other Presidents Lose Their Power?|Andrew Cohen|January 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And it makes the pettiness and obstinacy on display in the U.S. over these negotiations all the more unseemly.
We might read between the lines his noble love of mankind, his compassion for our helplessness, our mortality and pettiness.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
And on these faces, there was a certain pettiness and coldness not observable on those of the poorer women.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
But eventually some experience will reveal to them the pettiness of their estimate, and a readjustment of values is made.The Leaven in a Great City|Lillian William Betts
Back they would come at night, and the terrible, narrow maelstrom of pettiness sucked them in.The Butterfly House|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Under cover of their primitive Christianity I never found more pettiness.Tramping on Life|Harry Kemp