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  • "It’s at him," she said, pointing to Alyosha, with childish vexation at herself for not being able to repress her mirth.
  • "I am going with you!" he kept shouting, laughing a thin mirthful laugh with a look of reckless glee in his face.
  • "And in that dress!" she ejaculated in the midst of her mirth.
  • People who saw something pensive and sullen in his eyes were startled by his sudden laugh, which bore witness to mirthful and light-hearted thoughts at the very time when his eyes were so gloomy.
  • They will tremble impotently before our wrath, their minds will grow fearful, they will be quick to shed tears like women and children, but they will be just as ready at a sign from us to pass to laughter and rejoicing, to happy mirth and childish song.

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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.
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