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mirth
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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  • Where is our usual manager of mirth?
  • THESEUS Go, Philostrate, Stir up the Athenian youth to merriments; Awake the pert and nimble spirit of mirth; Turn melancholy forth to funerals— The pale companion is not for our pomp.
  • The wisest aunt, telling the saddest tale, Sometime for three-foot stool mistaketh me; Then slip I from her bum, down topples she, And ’tailor’ cries, and falls into a cough; And then the whole quire hold their hips and loffe, And waxen in their mirth, and neeze, and swear A merrier hour was never wasted there.
  • ’A tedious brief scene of young Pyramus And his love Thisbe; very tragical mirth.’
  • ] THESEUS Here come the lovers, full of joy and 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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