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mirth
used in Oliver Twist

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fun and laughter
  • The gentleman in the white waistcoat appeared very much amused by this explanation; but his mirth was speedily checked by a look from Mr. Limbkins.
    Chapter 3 — Relates How Oliver Twist was Very Near Getting a Palce.... (37% in)
  • Having remained silent here, just long enough to recover breath to speak, Master Bates uttered an exclamation of amusement and delight; and, bursting into an uncontrollable fit of laughter, flung himself upon a doorstep, and rolled thereon in a transport of mirth.
    Chapter 12 — In Which Oliver is Taken Better Care of than He Ever was.... (87% in)
  • With this irrepressible ebullition of mirth, Master Bates laid himself flat on the floor: and kicked convulsively for five minutes, in an ectasy of facetious joy.
    Chapter 16 — Relates What Became of Oliver Twist, After he had been.... (34% in)
  • There was such peace and beauty in the scene; so much of brightness and mirth in the sunny landscape; such blithesome music in the songs of the summer birds; such freedom in the rapid flight of the rook, careering overhead; so much of life and joyousness in all; that, when the boy raised his aching eyes, and looked about, the thought instinctively occurred to him, that this was not a time for death; that Rose could surely never die when humbler things were all so glad and gay; that...
    Chapter 33 — Wherein the Happiness of Oliver and His Friends, Experiences.... (82% in)

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