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In my mind, there is nothing so illiberal, and so ill-bred, as audible laughter.
There comes a time when suddenly you realize that laughter is something you remember and that you were the one laughing.
The sound of laughter is like the vaulted dome of a temple of happiness.
The sense of humour has other things to do
than to make itself conspicuous in the act
of laughter.
Laughter means: taking a mischievous delight in someone else's uneasiness, but with a good conscience.
Present mirth hath present laughter
What's to come is still unsure.
The cautious understatements of irony are often in marked contrast with the overstatements and sharp emotional intensity of satiri ...
While it may not heighten our sympathy, wit widens our horizons by its flashes, revealing remote hidden affiliations and drawing l ...
Even in laughter the heart is sad, and the end of joy is grief.
Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. The heart of the wise is in the ho ...
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