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No one would listen to him but old Monsieur Farival, who went into convulsions over the droll story.
If this be so, doubtless there must likewise be the ghosts of dogs (what "droll dogs" they must be), also of puppies, and asses.
Irish anecdotes are exceedingly droll; but they only tend to show the thoughtless side of the Irish character.
"Your interference in my affairs grows really droll, monsieur," said the Marquis tartly.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The close association of Parpon and Valmond—that was droll; yet, too, it had a sort of fitness, she knew scarcely why.
He was launched on an adventure as whimsical as tragical, if he was an impostor; and if he was not, as pathetic as droll.
The baron looked at him with a wink so droll, that his little black eyelashes disappeared amid his yellow fat.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
The men looked in his face, then at one another, and the proposal struck them as singularly droll.
His manner of speaking of his family was deliciously droll; he yielded his confidences as artlessly as a child.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
The parrot made a droll use of these practisings, turning to account his knowledge of speech in the slyest way.

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