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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.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson 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 By Edith Wharton Context
When Katya spoke, she had a very charming smile, sweet, timid, and candid, and looked up from under her eyebrows with a sort of humorous severity.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev 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 By Margaret Mitche 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 By D H Lawrence Context
With agreeable doubt they ventured through the bamboo shoots into the golden fried noodles of the chow mein; and Dave Dyer did a not very humorous Chinese dance with Nat Hicks; and there was hubbub and contentment.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
I saw that under the mask of these half humorous innuendoes, this old seaman, as an insulated Quakerish Nantucketer, was full of his insular prejudices, and rather distrustful of all aliens, unless they hailed from Cape Cod or the Vineyard.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Usually, when Lena referred to her life in the country at all, she dismissed it with a single remark, humorous or mildly cynical.
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 By F. Scott Fitzgerald Context
Shortly afterwards, the like grisly sense of the humorous again stole in among the solemn phantoms of his thought.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context