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He burst into a paroxysm of self-applausive mirth over his joke, in which a couple of satellites near at hand joined.

Little Miss GrouchSamuel Hopkins Adams

"He's bes' joke yet," Strong remarked through Rex's fingers.

A Good SamaritanMary Raymond Shipman Andrews

Cigarette laughed saucily and heartily, tickled at the joke.

Under Two FlagsOuida [Louise de la Ramee]

Lincoln was especially fond of a joke at the expense of some high military or civil dignitary.

Once, by way of a joke, young Sia put a small snake into a parcel, which he gave her and told her to open.

“It is a shame,” agreed Ruth, looking at the victim of the joke curiously.

Ruth Fielding Down EastAlice B. Emerson

It was the joke of the place that if a German chemist arrived, all business was paralyzed until his secret was seized.

Of late, people had even begun to joke about Donna Tullia's third husband.

Don OrsinoF. Marion Crawford

I said, "He'll call us back; he cannot mean this only as a joke."

"The joke's on you," he said, and pulled the trigger, then laughed again.

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