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Far from the Madding Crowd
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mockery
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • "Shall I tell her I have come to give her up and cannot marry her?" said the soldier, mockingly.
  • Your tone is mocking.
  • And to that had destiny subjoined this reencounter to-night, which had, in Bathsheba’s wild imagining, turned her companion’s failure to success, her humiliation to triumph, her lucklessness to ascendency; it had thrown over herself a garish light of mockery, and set upon all things about her an ironical smile.

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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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