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Definitionfun and laughter
- Hiding the ravages of care with a sickly mask of mirth, I have not informed you, this evening, that there is no hope of the remittance!Chapters 16-18 (82% in)
- Poor Traddles — I never think of that boy but with a strange disposition to laugh, and with tears in my eyes — was a sort of chorus, in general; and affected to be convulsed with mirth at the comic parts, and to be overcome with fear when there was any passage of an alarming character in the narrative.Chapters 7-9 (13% in)
There are no more uses of "mirth" in David Copperfield.
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