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Quotation by Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol
There exists a kind of laughter which is worthy to be ranked with the higher lyric emotions and is infinitely different from the twitchings of a mean merrymaker.
Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol (1809–1852), Russian author, dramatist. Dead Souls, pt. 1, ch. 7 (1842).
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