His tall brothers were a grim, quiet lot, in whom the family tradition of past glories, lost forever, rankled in unspoken hate and crackled out in bitter humor.
Gone With The Wind, CHAPTER III Context
He liked the casual grace with which they conducted affairs of importance, risking a fortune, a plantation or a slave on the turn of a card and writing off their losses with careless good humor and no more ado than when they scattered pennies to pickaninnies.
Gone With The Wind, CHAPTER III Context
There was a cool recklessness in his face and a cynical humor in his mouth as he smiled at her, and Scarlett caught her breath.
Gone With The Wind, CHAPTER VI Context
War romances, war weddings, deaths in hospitals and on the field, incidents of camp and battle and march, gallantry, cowardice, humor, sadness, deprivation and hope.
Gone With The Wind, CHAPTER XVII Context
He came in, his ears red from the cold, his pinkish hair awry, and stood looking down at her, a faintly humorous smile on his lips.
Gone With The Wind, CHAPTER XXXI Context
His voice was soft but there was a vibrant note in it, and looking up into his dark face she saw in it none of the skepticism, the jeering humor she knew so well.
Gone With The Wind, CHAPTER XXXIV Context
Frank knew that pregnant women must be humored, so he put his pride in his pocket and said nothing more about her running the mills and her going about town at such a time, as no lady should do.
Gone With The Wind, CHAPTER XXXVIII Context
But she did not possess his sense of humor which tempered his malice, nor his smile that jeered at himself even while he was jeering others.
Gone With The Wind, CHAPTER XLVIII Context
She would not humor her by leaving a lamp burning in the nursery, for then Wade and Ella would be unable to sleep.
Gone With The Wind, CHAPTER LII Context
He was bitter now, where he had been pleasantly jeering, brutal where his thrusts had once been tempered with humor.
Gone With The Wind, CHAPTER LX Context
Danglars was balancing his monthly accounts, and it was perhaps not the most favorable moment for finding him in his best humor.
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina Context
This excess of bilious humor could not be attributed to play; for unlike Porthos, who accompanied the variations of chance with songs or oaths, Athos when he won remained as unmoved as when he lost.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS Context
Clifford was really clever at that slightly humorous analysis of people and motives which leaves everything in bits at the end.
Lady Chatterley's Lover, Chapter 5 Context
She took this in what seemed the only possible way, with a laugh intended to sink the question itself in his humorous treatment of it.
House of Mirth, BOOK 2: Chapter 2 Context
It seemed so queer that they had talked so much and never remembered this simple thing that they laughed more than ever, because they had got into the humor to laugh at anything.
The Secret Garden, CHAPTER XIV Context
A humorous suggestion was made that she sing the notes on her face whereupon she threw up her hands, sank into a chair and went off into a deep vinous sleep.
The Great Gatsby, Chapter 3 Context
His manner varies from genial bullying when he is in a good humor to stormy petulance when anything goes wrong; but he is so entirely frank and void of malice that he remains likeable even in his least reasonable moments.
Somewhat mollified by certain cups of very good coffee, he came out smiling and talking, in tolerably restored humor.
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER VI Context
Haley stood there in very ill humor, having ridden hard the night before, and being not at all pacified by his ill success in recapturing his prey.
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER X Context
It was late in the summer afternoon, and the doors and windows of the large parlor all stood open, to invite any stray breeze, that might feel in a good humor, to enter.
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER XXI Context