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Petty, shade, and thirst are my favorite human “virtues” and the trifecta of any good series of “stories.”‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Part of that bourgeois dream involved white people getting to live out their fantasies of having black servants.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal|Olivia Nuzzi|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In no way, he said, did Brown deserve to die for what began as petty theft.
Many historians have leveled criticism at the Code, arguing that it was too conservative and supportive of the bourgeois.
No more cynically cutting opposition candidates out of a district for petty political purposes.Hate Hyper-Partisanship? Support Redistricting Reform Now|John Avlon|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Aunty Rosa had credited him in the past with petty cunning and stratagem that had never entered into his head.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
On the 25th of November following the magistrates began to sit daily at Petty Sessions.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
He became the low-born, petty tradesman, using the language of the hands of his jam factory.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
He would give them money to return to their lines and for petty expenses en route.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Despite his own grief, he is sorry for the young man; nor is he convinced in his shrewd bourgeois mind of the latter's guilt.Uncanny Tales|Various