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He was silent and moody, and showed little responsiveness to Garnache's jesting humour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Katie said this with a still darker frown; for she thought that the urchin was jesting.
At this announcement Signor Angiolino gave me a look of unfeigned surprise; he imagined that I was jesting.
I had very nearly left two vices behind me at Glenogil—fishing and jesting at table.
As Ballantrae spoke, half jesting, half enthusiastic, Balmile was constrained to do as he was bidden.
The corn-cutter spoke with a semi-serious, semi-jesting air that made Gazonal shudder.
UNCONSCIOUS COMEDIANSHONORE DE BALZAC
It was no jesting matter, and Jack kept close watch of him while threading his way to camp, as their headquarters were called.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
But each time that he said it he laughed less, until she realized that he was not jesting.
PAUL PATOFFF. MARION CRAWFORD
They are jesting and laughing already over their own and other people's misfortunes.
But it was only a jesting way of expressing her exceeding love, after all.
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ

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