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But Bellegarde's confidences greatly amused him, and rarely displeased him, for the generous young Frenchman was not a cynic.
He was extremely fond of her, glad to be with her, amused and interested by her conversation.
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A NEW programme of entertainment to keep the little ones amused over the school summer holidays has been being launched.
I was even more amused when she sat under a shaving advertisement that read, "William's Stick Did the Trick.
Nevertheless, these light entertainment perennials are still performing live today and continue to crease up coach loads of easily amused folk with weathered routines like the trumpet sketch - Bobby annoys Tommy with his trumpet, Tommy smashes it underfoot, Bobby goes mental - which, by now, have more barnacles on them than the footings of Blackpool pier at low tide.
He wants to be amused but he himself is not amused.
The reason I am amused is that up till I was 73 I was working hard and running my own cleaning business.
I was pretty amused by We their pathetic attitude, because I know I'm 10 times better than pond life such as this.
Sir Noel amused the world's theatregoers for more than half a century as actor, cabaret star and playwright.
IT'S A bit late in the day but Ranbir Kapoor is mighty amused with stories about his breakup and willingness to patch up with Deepika Padukone.
The great man was far from amused when he was alerted by an eagle-eyed hack who noted that he was about to be stranded in Coventry as the bus headed south.