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He was known and loved for his short witticisms and hoped to be remembered for his sense of humor and for being a cybernaut news-bringer and an encourager of others.ACTIVIST, WRITER JOHN STEPHEN HUNT DIES AT 85STAFF REPORTSMARCH 30, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
He was also the victim of a particularly odious witticism while living here.THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Enchanted at what he thought a witticism, he cut short further dry talk.BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
The use of the prescribed address "ma'mselle" was evidently regarded as a witticism, for shouts of laughter filled the place.THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
Even every witty tale and mere witticism teaches something useful.THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
It was a more or less pointless witticism, but it had a humorous quotable flavor, and it made Evans mad.MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
The local chronicler is much perplexed by another somewhat inelegant Aberdeenshire witticism—“Gang to Birse and bottle skate.”THE RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN: RIVERS OF THE EAST COASTVARIOUS
"Uncle Sam," gayly responded the emigrant, with huge enjoyment in his well-worn witticism.EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XXXJOEL PALMER
But Miss Thoroughbung's witticism did throw a certain damp over the wedding-breakfast.MR. SCARBOROUGH'S FAMILYANTHONY TROLLOPE
Perhaps his very best witticism was upon an old lady of rank, who married a valet de chambre, and it was made at the whist-table.CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL OF POPULAR LITERATURE, SCIENCE, AND ARTVARIOUS

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