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Crime and Punishment
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  • "I am not Nikiforovna, but Petrovna," she added suddenly, recovering from her mirth.
  • He held out his hand and shook hands, still apparently making desperate efforts to subdue his mirth and utter a few words to introduce himself.
  • The extraordinary ferocity with which Razumihin received this "spontaneous" mirth gave the whole scene the appearance of most genuine fun and naturalness.
  • Having satisfied himself that Raskolnikov was not frightened at his threat, he assumed a mirthful and friendly air.
  • He was overcome with frenzy and he began hitting the old woman on the head with all his force, but at every blow of the axe the laughter and whispering from the bedroom grew louder and the old woman was simply shaking with mirth.
  • He simply gazed about him with his mouth open, which only increased the general 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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