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The patriarchal decree of the government was a good deal of a joke on the plains, anyway—except when you were caught defying it!
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Mr. Crow was rocking back and forth on his perch, for a joke—on anybody except himself—always delighted him.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Well, thinks I, this is no joke sure, at this lick I'll have family enuff to do me in a few years.
"I don't think that's a very good joke," said the disappointed little boy.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
My No. 4239 addressed to Maxwell and repeated to you was sent before receiving your telegram under reply.
He was a new breed, that parson, a genuwine no-two-alike, come-one-in-a-box kind.
A pupil had loaned money to a horse-dealer who lived at No. 715 of a certain street.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The king, by way of joke, desired the earl to personate him, and ordered the petitioner to be admitted.
Charles granted for this joke what the utmost real services looked for in vain.
Eloquent in speech, warm-hearted and impulsive, he found it difficult to resist a joke, even at the expense of his friend.

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