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The sound of the iron hammer on the malleable metal was like muffled silver, and the sparks flew out like jocund fireflies.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Sometimes the breeze would fan aside a leaf cluster to disclose a jocund skull secured to the bark behind.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
Over a city distracted by factions and civil broils, he saw the devils very jocund, blowing the fire of discord.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
The jocund travelers came on; and as they came, Scrooge knew and named them every one.
A BUDGET OF CHRISTMAS TALES BY CHARLES DICKENS AND OTHERSVARIOUS
Wherefore then should grief sadden and distort such blythe, such jocund, features as mine?
CLARISSA, VOLUME 6 (OF 9)SAMUEL RICHARDSON
Night's candles are burnt out and jocund day Stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops.
CRUISINGS IN THE CASCADESGEORGE O. SHIELDS
However it is embroidered over with joys and jocund devices, with merriment or frivolity, every man knows its solemnity.
TALKS ON WRITING ENGLISHARLO BATES
Morning by jocund morning he built up his airy dreams, as carefully as she built up her nut-brown plaits.
THE SHADOWARTHUR STRINGER
The occasions are similar and mournful, although the contests are inspired by, and inspire a jocund mood.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 58, NUMBER 358, AUGUST 1845VARIOUS
It circled into a draw down which tumbled a jocund little stream.
THE SHERIFF'S SONWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE

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