But so have I seen little Miriam and Martha, laughing-eyed elves, heedlessly gambol around their old sire; sporting with the circle of singed locks which grew on the marge of that burnt-out crater of his brain.
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Charles and Fortinbras gamboled on ahead.
Madeleine L’Engle -- A Wrinkle in Time
It was somehow slightly frightening, like the gambolling of tiger cubs which will soon grow up into man-eaters.