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mirth
used in A Midsummer Night's Dream

5 uses
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Definition
fun and laughter
  • Where is our usual manager of mirth?
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — Athens. An Apartment in the Palace of THESEUS (11% in)
mirth = fun and laughter
  • THESEUS Go, Philostrate, Stir up the Athenian youth to merriments; Awake the pert and nimble spirit of mirth; Turn melancholy forth to funerals— The pale companion is not for our pomp.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Athens. A room in the Palace of THESEUS (6% in)
  • The wisest aunt, telling the saddest tale, Sometime for three-foot stool mistaketh me; Then slip I from her bum, down topples she, And 'tailor' cries, and falls into a cough; And then the whole quire hold their hips and loffe, And waxen in their mirth, and neeze, and swear A merrier hour was never wasted there.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A wood near Athens (20% in)
  • ] THESEUS Here come the lovers, full of joy and mirth.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — Athens. An Apartment in the Palace of THESEUS (9% in)
  • 'A tedious brief scene of young Pyramus And his love Thisbe; very tragical mirth.'
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — Athens. An Apartment in the Palace of THESEUS (17% in)

There are no more uses of "mirth" in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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