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Then—(with difficulty restraining another outburst of mirth)—how about "27 for oysters and Chablis" after the visit?
The mirth of timbrels hath ceased, the noise of them that rejoice is ended, the melody of the harp is silent.
There shall be a crying for wine in the streets: all mirth is forsaken: the joy of the earth is gone away.
Mrs. Chester promptly obeyed, surprised by the mingled mirth and vexation expressed by her husband's face.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
The blood hummed through Garnache's head as he tightened his lips and watched this gentleman indulge his inexplicable mirth.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I laughed suddenly without mirth; I knew that one man didn't have a Chinaman's chance of holding four men in that warehouse.
A score of river-drivers were marching down through the village, mocking the fishers and making wild mirth.
Sometimes I wonder if my father in the clearness of his new vision does not join them in their mirth.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
Sometimes I was almost deafened with their songs, at others with their bursts of maddened mirth.
I thought he would never have ended; and I felt nettled that my remark should have given rise to such immoderate mirth.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR

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