1 They were affectionate, humorous, discursive, but not the letters of a lover.
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2 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.
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3 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.
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4 Carol was shuddering with the vicarious shame which sensitive people feel when they listen to an "elocutionist" being humorous, or to a precocious child publicly doing badly what no child should do at all.
5 There was also a humorous office-boy.
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6 Carol was left to Dave, who tried to entertain her with humorous accounts of Ella Stowbody's fondness for chocolate peppermints.
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7 He was a bulky, gauche, noisy, humorous man, with narrow eyes, a rustic complexion, large red hands, and brilliant clothes.
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8 Look now at Stubb; a man who from his humorous, deliberate coolness and equanimity in the direst emergencies, was specially qualified to excel in pitchpoling.
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9 Tranquilly permitting these irregular cursings to evaporate, Stubb then in a plain, business-like, but still half humorous manner, cursed Pip officially; and that done, unofficially gave him much wholesome advice.
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10 Usually, when Lena referred to her life in the country at all, she dismissed it with a single remark, humorous or mildly cynical.
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11 He looked like a humorous philosopher who had hitched up one shoulder under the burdens of life, and gone on his way having a good time when he could.
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12 He seemed to hear some one make a humorous remark in a low tone.
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13 I smiled at the notion; it seemed to me at the time to be humorous; and I made my preparations with the most studious care.
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14 Clifford was really clever at that slightly humorous analysis of people and motives which leaves everything in bits at the end.
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15 The reddleman vented a low humorous laugh when he saw his adversary return with these.
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