For my own part, I thought pride in his case an improper subject for raillery.
Her raillery, like the raillery of princes, was without fear of retort.
I have done with raillery: my first, my only object, is your happiness.
For the edge may be taken off, if it does not make the subject of its raillery wince a little.
I was a little afraid of his raillery, and of the quickness ...