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used in Sense and Sensibility

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comical in an odd way


comical — while clever and understated
  • There now; you see how droll he is.
    Chapter 20 (53% in)
  • He is so droll!
    Chapter 20 (6% in)
  • Palmer is so droll!" said she, in a whisper, to Elinor.
    Chapter 20 (32% in)
  • Sometimes he won't speak to me for half a day together, and then he comes out with something so droll—all about any thing in the world."
    Chapter 20 (54% in)
  • I forget what it was now, but it was something so droll!
    Chapter 26 (75% in)
  • After they had been assembled about an hour, Mr. Palmer sauntered towards the Miss Dashwoods to express his surprise on seeing them in town, though Colonel Brandon had been first informed of their arrival at his house, and he had himself said something very droll on hearing that they were to come.
    Chapter 27 (58% in)
  • "It would be something remarkable, now," he continued, "something droll, if Fanny should have a brother and I a sister settling at the same time.
    Chapter 33 (50% in)

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