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It would be puerile to state that King George loves France; the frequency of his visits makes the fact too obvious.
How diminutive and puerile must seem the houses and cities of human fashioning!
THE LOG OF THE SUNWILLIAM BEEBE
He would then see that the opinions of theologians are not so puerile as he supposes.
MODERN SKEPTICISMC. J. ELLICOTT
He has a good will to Socrates, whose talents he evidently admires, while he censures the puerile use which he makes of them.
GORGIASPLATO
Her piety was not free from puerile pleasures; for everything, even religion, was poetry to her ingenuous heart.
HONORINEHONORE DE BALZAC
He looked the portrait of Camille straight in the face, and saw it as it was, commonplace and puerile.
THERESE RAQUINEMILE ZOLA
I must own I gave way to a puerile emotion, and kissed this letter with a transport that I did not think myself susceptible of.
DANGEROUS CONNECTIONS, V. 1, 2, 3, 4PIERRE CHODERLOS DE LACLOS
Monsieur—(shrugging his shoulders)—What you say is childish, puerile, silly.
He caricatured "Boney," borrowing not a little from Gilray in his first puerile efforts.
And what puerile fables, what transparent lies are told to reconcile the poor slave to her lot!

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