1 She obediently descended, and made as light of the prank as she could without betraying Meg or forgetting the truth.
2 At first sight it would appear to be some childish prank.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
3 "The Emperor did nothing but play pranks on us," is the remark of one of them.
Les Misérables 2 By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—NAPOLEON IN A GOOD HUMOR
4 It imposes its caricatures as well as its ideal on people; the highest monuments of human civilization accept its ironies and lend their eternity to its mischievous pranks.
Les Misérables 3 By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—TO SCOFF, TO REIGN
5 You are not the man to play such pranks, Theodule.
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6 Sallie Gardiner was absorbed in keeping her white pique dress clean and chattering with the ubiquitous Fred, who kept Beth in constant terror by his pranks.
7 The idea struck me that if she discovered I knew or suspected her guilt, she would be playing of some of her malignant pranks on me; I thought it advisable to be on my guard.
8 Later, they would refight battles and tell children and grandchildren of pranks and forays and charges, of hunger, forced marches and wounds, but not now.
9 All my life I have had an impulse to play such pranks, so that in the end I could not control it in myself.