And Miss Ingram had looked down at her with a mocking air, and exclaimed, "Oh, what a little puppet!"
I was silent: I thought he mocked me.
What creature was it, that, masked in an ordinary woman’s face and shape, uttered the voice, now of a mocking demon, and anon of a carrion-seeking bird of prey?
To tell me that I had already a wife is empty mockery: you know now that I had but a hideous demon.
It turns from me; it will not suffer further scrutiny; it seems to deny, by a mocking glance, the truth of the discoveries I have already made, — to disown the charge both of sensibility and chagrin: its pride and reserve only confirm me in my opinion.
You mocking changeling — fairy-born and human-bred!
But I always woke and found it an empty mockery; and I was desolate and abandoned — my life dark, lonely, hopeless — my soul athirst and forbidden to drink — my heart famished and never to be fed.
There are no more uses of "mockery" in the book.
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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.