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But singular cases may exist wherein raillery is inapplicable, and of which it is not for us to judge.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Its impertinence and folly might well have provoked the raillery of the most inoffensive.
Liszt calls Chopin "a fine connoisseur in raillery and an ingenious mocker."
Is it possible that there should be a more perfect style, or a finer, more delicate or more natural raillery?
Among sayings in the English language attributed to the notes of the meadowlark are some expressions of banter and raillery.
This raillery went on day after day until even Steve—gentle, patient Steve had enough.
THE GENTLE ART OF COOKING WIVESELIZABETH STRONG WORTHINGTON
This tone of raillery and this stilted manner of speech promptly caught the fancy of the throng.
THE LANDLOPERHOLMAN DAY
Malco Diaz made a gesture of fury, but after a moment a smile of raillery played upon his lips.
"Without reckoning the passions which influence him," interrupted the first speaker, with a slight accent of raillery.
Lady Delacour immediately attacked him with raillery, on the subject of the fair Annabella.

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