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Such are the tricks which destiny, a sportive imp, plays with human affairs.
He looked round, and with sportive tenderness gazed into his daughters eyes.
The transient, sportive disorder of the little boys was but a harmless ripple on the surface of her thought.
She answered only with a sportive, delighted arch smile, seated herself at the instrument, and dashed off into a brilliant waltz.
Thus you see that your disquiets have had no foundation but in the sportive malice of your talkative neighbour.
The theory was charming in itself, and only a woman like Edith, whose fancy had always been sportive, would have dreamed it.
Soon after they had departed, he, in a sportive humor, ordered his vizier to make out a list of all the fools in his dominions.
Celebrate the bull among the cows, for it is the sportive host of the Maruts; he grew as he tasted the rain.
It appears that the otter, in its native haunts, is of a playful and sportive humor.
These sportive souls indeed managed amongst them to "hit his felt hat and graze his left thumb" with shot.
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