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Sense and Sensibility
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  • This increased the mirth of the company, and Margaret was eagerly pressed to say something more.
  • There was nothing in any of the party which could recommend them as companions to the Dashwoods; but the cold insipidity of Lady Middleton was so particularly repulsive, that in comparison of it the gravity of Colonel Brandon, and even the boisterous mirth of Sir John and his mother-in-law was interesting.
  • Had not Elinor, in the sad countenance of her sister, seen a check to all mirth, she could have been entertained by Mrs. Jennings’s endeavours to cure a disappointment in love, by a variety of sweetmeats and olives, and a good fire.
  • The letters from town, which a few days before would have made every nerve in Elinor’s body thrill with transport, now arrived to be read with less emotion that mirth.

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  • It was an evening of many stories and great mirth.
  • He felt no mirth or humor and wondered if there’d ever be a time again when he would.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner

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