Sentence Examples with the word trumpery

If you are a seer, whenever you meet a man you will see all that he owns, ay, and much that he pretends to disown, behind him, even to his kitchen furniture and all the trumpery which he saves and will not burn, and he will appear to be harnessed to it and making what headway he can.

As usual, a great proportion was trumpery which had begun to accumulate in his father's day.

And Mrs Fitzherbert; and this incident, trumpery as it was, added fuel to the disloyal flame then raging.

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I look upon England today as an old gentleman who is travelling with a great deal of baggage, trumpery which has accumulated from long housekeeping, which he has not the courage to burn; great trunk, little trunk, bandbox, and bundle.