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That man, in this puerile state, has already taken possession of the whole treasure of divine truth!
Under Nurse-tales, I include the extremely puerile stories of the nursery, often (as in the German ones) interlaced with rhymes.
We can say that the prophecies of the Old Testament adjusted to the New, would be very absurd and puerile things.
The incident, puerile in seeming, but serious at bottom, produced a deep resentment towards the party of the nobles.
You have a hundred times sighed at the sight of the sad follies which puerile questions have produced among us.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
Having ploughed the mortgaged acres, and tossed hay and broken colts, college athletics struck him as rather puerile diversion.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
Dr. Palfrey's language presents all such pretensions and proceedings as baseless and puerile.
Her piety was not free from puerile pleasures; for everything, even religion, was poetry to her ingenuous heart.
HONORINEHONORE DE BALZAC
Extended preludes, puerile games, delicate caresses, lambkins' leapings.
For pity's sake, why was it that he was impelled to such a puerile weakness—such a vanity, as he sternly called it.
THEOMRS. FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT

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