The discourse was resumed presently, but it went lame and halting, all possibility of impressiveness being at an end; for even the gravest sentiments were constantly being received with a smothered burst of unholy mirth, under cover of some remote pew-back, as if the poor parson had said a rarely facetious thing.
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I trust you didn’t take her facetious remarks seriously.
You must not think me necessarily foolish because I am facetious, nor will I consider you necessarily wise because you are grave.