This remark provoked general mirth, and the old fellow himself laughed loudest of the lot, but ended with a stupendous fit of coughing.
Every misfortune and mishap of the mother-country fills him with mirth, and even with ecstasy.
At this idea, he burst out laughing all at once, in quite unaffected mirth, and without giving any explanation.
The laughter became general, and the young officer, who seemed a particularly lively sort of person, simply shook with mirth.
His mirth seemed very near the surface this evening.
Aglaya looked menacingly at her laughing sisters, but could not contain herself any longer, and the next minute she too had burst into an irrepressible, and almost hysterical, fit of mirth.
"Your bundle has some importance, however," continued the clerk, when they had laughed their fill (it was observable that the subject of their mirth joined in the laughter when he saw them laughing); "for though I dare say it is not stuffed full of friedrichs d’or and louis d’or—judge from your costume and gaiters—still—if you can add to your possessions such a valuable property as a relation like Mrs. General Epanchin, then your bundle becomes a significant object at once.
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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.