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used in Gone with the Wind

48 uses
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making fun of


not real
  • He stood aside and bowed her through the door with a mockery that made her wince.
    5.54 (15% in)
mockery = ridicule
  • The mockingbirds and the jays, engaged in their old feud for possession of the magnolia tree beneath her window, were bickering, the jays strident, acrimonious, the mockers sweet voiced and plaintive.
    1.5 (3% in)
  • Occasionally when the slight breeze veered, puffs of smoke from the long barbecue pits floated over the crowd and were greeted with squeals of mock dismay from the ladies and violent flappings of palmetto fans.
    1.6 (22% in)
  • Rhett looked at him with polite but mocking eyes.
    1.6 (55% in)
  • Every morning she woke up and for a drowsy moment she was Scarlett O'Hara again and the sun was bright in the magnolia outside her window and the mockers were singing and the sweet smell of frying bacon was stealing to her nostrils.
    1.7 (72% in)
  • She looked up at him and saw that his mouth was pulled down at the corners in mock sympathy, even while he swished the fan.
    2.9 (62% in)
  • There was mockery in everything he said.
    2.9 (77% in)
  • Then she was on the floor and Rhett Butler was advancing toward her through the aisle of the crowd, that nasty mocking smile on his face.
    2.9 (92% in)
  • There was something breathtaking in the grace of his big body which made his very entrance into a room like an abrupt physical impact, something in the impertinence and bland mockery of his dark eyes that challenged her spirit to subdue him.
    2.12 (25% in)
  • There was never that cool look of appraisal, never mockery in his eyes, when he looked at Melanie; and there was an especial note in his voice when he spoke to her, courteous, respectful, anxious to be of service.
    2.12 (32% in)
  • Since Scarlett's first meeting with him in Atlanta on the night of the bazaar, he had talked with her in this manner, but now there was a thinly veiled note of mockery in his conversations with everyone.
    2.12 (64% in)
  • His eyes mocked her, even while they complimented her beauty.
    2.13 (59% in)
  • His face was quiet, almost somber, and there was no mocking in his eyes.
    2.14 (78% in)
  • "I beg your pardon," said Rhett with mock humility.
    3.17 (20% in)
  • His eyes mocked the fear in her face.
    3.17 (86% in)
  • So gentle, so quiet, so devoid of mockery, it did not seem Rhett Butler's voice at all but the voice of some kind strong stranger who smelled of brandy and tobacco and horses, comforting smells because they reminded her of Gerald.
    3.23 (34% in)
  • His lip went down mockingly: "Can this be the heroic young woman who assured me she feared neither God nor man?"
    3.23 (38% in)
  • There was no mockery in his eyes now.
    3.23 (73% in)
  • She could just see his white teeth in the faint light and the old mockery was back in his eyes.
    3.23 (79% in)
  • Here loomed up the dark bulk of the mock-orange hedge that marked the beginning of the MacIntosh property.
    3.24 (22% in)
  • There were no birds twittering outside her window and even the noisy family of mockers who had lived among the harshly rustling leaves of the magnolia for generations had no song that day.
    3.26 (6% in)
  • At the end of every struggle it seemed that defeat was waiting to mock her.
    4.31 (34% in)
  • Had any other man spoken so, Scarlett would have dismissed such protestations contemptuously as mock modesty and a bid for praise.
    4.31 (58% in)
  • "Yes, there is something left," he said, and the ghost of his old smile came back, the smile which mocked himself as well as her.
    4.31 (95% in)
  • She remembered that he frequently told bald truths about himself when he spoke mockingly—mocking himself as well as others, and she hastily looked up at him.
    4.34 (76% in)
  • She remembered that he frequently told bald truths about himself when he spoke mockingly—mocking himself as well as others, and she hastily looked up at him.
    4.34 (76% in)
  • He laughed his sudden mocking laugh.
    4.34 (95% in)
  • They were looking on the state they loved, seeing it trampled by the enemy, rascals making a mock of the law, their former slaves a menace, their men disfranchised, their women insulted.
    4.35 (82% in)
  • I hear you couldn't even wait two weeks for me," he said and gave a mock sigh.
    4.36 (33% in)
  • As always when his mockery aroused wrath within her, wrath fought with laughter at his impudence.
    4.36 (33% in)
  • Raging as she was at his attack on Ashley, she would have given anything to spit on him and throw his offer of money proudly into his mocking face.
    4.36 (55% in)
  • Rhett's eight months' service with the Confederacy was known only to Scarlett, for Rhett had begged her, with mock fear, not to reveal his "shame" to anyone.
    4.36 (89% in)
  • The mocking light began to dance in his black eyes and all signs of earnestness fled from his face.
    4.38 (91% in)
  • The mocking light died out of his eyes again and his face was dark and quiet.
    4.38 (93% in)
  • They had halted by the wild overgrown mock-orange hedge that marked the Macintosh property.
    4.39 (77% in)
  • Between the brandy which was smoothing out the harsh contours of remorse and Rhett's mocking but comforting words, the pale specter of Frank was receding into shadows.
    4.47 (39% in)
  • He looked so queer, eager, hurt, mocking.
    4.47 (63% in)
  • "Your heart's going like a rabbit's," he said mockingly.
    4.47 (68% in)
  • He could be an ardent, almost a tender, lover for a brief while, and almost immediately a mocking devil who ripped the lid from her gunpowder temper, fired it and enjoyed the explosion.
    5.48 (45% in)
  • He shook her shoulders, ever so slightly, hiccoughed and smiled mockingly.
    5.54 (51% in)
  • Melanie had never seen a man cry and of all men, Rhett, so suave, so mocking, so eternally sure of himself.
    5.56 (78% in)
  • His brows went up in mock surprise.
    5.57 (74% in)
  • Rhett grinned suddenly, his old mocking grin.
    5.58 (44% in)
  • His eyes mocked her and then were quiet, expressionless.
    5.58 (56% in)
  • Though her hair was tumbling about her shoulders, her bosom heaving breathlessly and her skirts mud splattered to the knees, his face did not change with surprise or question or his lips twist with mockery.
    5.63 (6% in)
  • He turned and even in her confusion she was surprised that there was no mockery in his face.
    5.63 (21% in)
  • This was the first time he had ever talked to her in this manner, as one human being to another, talked as other people talked, without flippancy, mockery or riddles.
    5.63 (42% in)
  • He flung up a hand in mock horror and his black brows went up in the old sardonic crescents.
    5.63 (72% in)

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