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mirth
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

7 uses
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Definition
fun and laughter
  • The gypsy gave him several little taps with her pretty hand on his mouth, with a childish mirth and grace and gayety.
    2.7.8 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 8 — The Utility of Windows Which.... (40% in)
  • The novelty of this singular scene excited such a murmur of mirth and gayety in the hall, that the cardinal was not slow to perceive it; he half bent forward, and, as from the point where he was placed he could catch only an imperfect view of Trouillerfou's ignominious doublet, he very naturally imagined that the mendicant was asking alms, and, disgusted with his audacity, he exclaimed: "Bailiff of the Courts, toss me that knave into the river!"
    1.1.4 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 4 — Master Jacques Coppenole (31% in)
  • The joy at seeing him appear thus in the pillory had been universal; and the harsh punishment which he had just suffered, and the pitiful condition in which it had left him, far from softening the populace had rendered its hatred more malicious by arming it with a touch of mirth.
    1.6.4 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 4 — A Tear for a Drop of Water (55% in)
  • Opposite the lofty cathedral, reddened by the setting sun, on the stone balcony built above the porch of a rich Gothic house, which formed the angle of the square and the Rue du Parvis, several young girls were laughing and chatting with every sort of grace and mirth.
    2.7.1 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 1 — The Danger of Confiding One's.... (4% in)
  • LONG LIVE MIRTH.
    2.10.3 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 3 — Long Live Mirth (0% in)
  • Long live mirth!
    2.10.3 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 3 — Long Live Mirth (53% in)
  • He rubbed his hands, he laughed with that inward mirth which makes the countenance beam; he was unable to dissimulate his joy, although he endeavored at moments to compose himself.
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (47% in)

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