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mockery
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As You Like It
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  • you should not have mocked me before;
  • Let us sit and mock the good housewife Fortune from her wheel, that her gifts may henceforth be bestowed equally.
  • You mean to mock me after; you should not have mocked me before; but come your ways.
  • Nay, but the devil take mocking: speak sad brow and true maid.
  • But till that time Come not thou near me; and when that time comes Afflict me with thy mocks, pity me not; As till that time I shall not pity thee.
  • Not a whit, Touchstone; those that are good manners at the court are as ridiculous in the country as the behaviour of the country is most mockable at the court.
  • For my sake be comfortable: hold death awhile at the arm’s end: I will here be with thee presently; and if I bring thee not something to eat, I’ll give thee leave to die: but if thou diest before I come, thou art a mocker of my labour.

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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.

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