She seemed to experience mirth, but of too insignificant a kind to start enjoyment.
He secreted mirth on all occasions for special discharge at popular parties.
"What fun it would be to send it to the stupid old Boldwood, and how he would wonder!" said the irrepressible Liddy, lifting her eyebrows, and indulging in an awful mirth on the verge of fear as she thought of the moral and social magnitude of the man contemplated.
His cleverness in his calling may have tempted him astray, and what is mirth to the neighbours is ruin to the woman.
" ’Twill be a gallant life, but may bring some trouble between the mirth—so say I." "Well, I wish I had half such a husband."
But during this rendering young Bob Coggan exhibited one of those anomalies which will afflict little people when other persons are particularly serious: in trying to check his laughter, he pushed down his throat as much of the tablecloth as he could get hold of, when, after continuing hermetically sealed for a short time, his mirth burst out through his nose.
There are no more uses of "mirth" in the book.
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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.