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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Trivial
 
  Trivial as a parrot’s prate.
            —William Cowper
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  Trivial as to attempt to blow out the stars.
            —George W. Curtis
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  As trivial as if a painter should put real gold upon his canvas instead of representing gold by means of paint.
            —George W. Curtis
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  Trivial as the giggle of a housemaid.
            —Henry James
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  Trivial as the tears of infancy.
            —John Randolph
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