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Becker JC, Houben R, Ugurel S, Trifler U, Pfohler C, Schrama D.
Genius hitherto has been shamefully misapplied, a mere trifler," writes Emerson in the article.
THE LATE 1780s saw the rise of student journalism in England; in a matter of a few years several periodicals sprang up, one after another, in a number of schools: the Microcosm (1786-1787) of Eton College, the Trifler (1788-1789) of St.
I thought but did not say, alas, poor woman' how large a portion of her mortal life demands force or she sinks to a worthless thing--a wretched trifler or a wretched slave.