I’ve had many a laugh at her perplexities and untold troubles, which she vainly strove to hide from my mockery.
But if you will not mock at me, I’ll explain it: I can’t do it distinctly; but I’ll give you a feeling of how I feel.’
The little witch put a mock malignity into her beautiful eyes, and Joseph, trembling with sincere horror, hurried out, praying, and ejaculating ’wicked’ as he went.
’BED-RUME!’ he repeated, in a tone of mockery.
I asked of my cousin, disregarding the old wretch’s mockery.
The most ordinary faces of men and women — my own features — mock me with a resemblance.
Ech! what a wicked ’un he looks, girning at death!’ and the old sinner grinned in mockery.
’I shall have naught to do wi’ you and your mucky pride, and your damned mocking tricks!’ he answered.
I got together good store of dainties, and slung them in a basket on one side of the saddle; and she sprang up as gay as a fairy, sheltered by her wide-brimmed hat and gauze veil from the July sun, and trotted off with a merry laugh, mocking my cautious counsel to avoid galloping, and come back early.
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I will not permit the defendant to make a mockery of this trial.
Abuses at Abu Ghraib made a mockery of American idealism.