Definition of Technicalities:
The dry technicalities of the surveying work, interesting enough to the people of those places on the coasts of Australia which are now flourishing seaports, but where not a century ago Bass and Flinders landed for the first time, are too local in their interests to warrant more than a passing reference here.- "The Naval Pioneers of Australia", Louis Becke and Walter Jeffery.
He knew, as the others knew, that the case would be appealed from the verdict of the jury to a higher court, and very likely would turn up ultimately in the highest court of all at Washington, where after the lapse of several years the question at issue would be argued wholly on technicalities, and finally decided according to the psychological peculiarities of the various personalities then composing the court.- "Together", Robert Herrick (1868-1938).
- "Early Letters of George Wm. Curtis", G. W. Curtis, ed. George Willis Cooke.