Ordinarily it closed at eight, but tonight it kept open till one, and developed a spirit of almost lascivious mirth.
It was, at least on the part of Clif and Mr. Babbitt, a mirthful affair, and when Martin had joined them in cocktails, St. Louis beer, and highballs, he saw that Clif was the most generous person now living, and Mr. George F. Babbitt a companion of charm.
Rippleton Holabird would have made pretty mirth, but Martin could only quaver, "No, I don’t think that’s true," and consider whether he dared drink another glass of champagne.
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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.