This is an extract taken from chapter VI, of Mark Twain's book "The Prince and the Pauper". I just can't understand the meaning of "unweighty trifle."

"I am full loth to word the thing that is in my mind, and thou so near to him in blood, my lord. But craving pardon if I do offend, seemeth it not strange that madness could so change his port and manner?--not but that his port and speech are princely still, but that they DIFFER, in one unweighty trifle or another, from what his custom was aforetime. Seemeth it not strange that madness should filch from his memory his father's very lineaments; the customs and observances that are his due from such as be about him; and, leaving him his Latin, strip him of his Greek and French? My lord, be not offended, but ease my mind of its disquiet and receive my grateful thanks. It haunteth me, his saying he was not the prince, and so--"

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    Unweighty will not be found in many dictionaries, but words of the form unX will almost always mean simply not X -- that's why dictionaries don't bother listing them. Look up weighty and trifle; that should answer your question. If it does not, come back and use the 'edit' button to report what you found, and why you are still puzzled, and we will do our best to explain. – StoneyB on hiatus Sep 6 '15 at 19:02

A trifle is a small thing of little importance. (See definition 1 or 2 at http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/trifle) It's also a type of dessert, which is how I remember the definition - a thing of no more lasting weight or importantance than a bowl of cake and a bit of cream.

Weighty means heavy or serious, as in http://www.thefreedictionary.com/weighty. Therefore, the reverse - Unweighty - means something light or trivial.

In context, the character is repeating themselves - the differences in behavior are trivial matters of no real importance. This is contrasted with the character's obvious distress about the differences that have led the character to take these concerns to the lord - despite what they say, it seems serious!

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