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The theoretic effective radius of this rifle is three hundred miles, but the best they can do in actual service when equipped with their wireless finders and sighters is but a trifle over two hundred miles.
But they were fooling all the while, and were more than a trifle embarrassed.
The grave--a rather short one--was in somewhat better repair than was consistent with its obvious age and isolation, and my eyes, I dare say, widened a trifle at a clump of unmistakable garden flowers showing evidence of recent watering.
Place the chopped strawberries into a trifle bowl - keep a few back for decoration.
It's a trifle for the rich who live up in the hills, and it's a nonissue for poorer renters, whose buildings don't rely on city trash services.