Mrs. Bennet and her daughters then departed, and Elizabeth returned instantly to Jane, leaving her own and her relations’ behaviour to the remarks of the two ladies and Mr. Darcy; the latter of whom, however, could not be prevailed on to join in their censure of her, in spite of all Miss Bingley’s witticisms on fine eyes.
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Winston Churchill was well-known for his witticisms.
By the very nature of a witticism, one is given very little time to assess its various possible repercussions before one is called to give voice to it,