comical


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References in classic literature ?
And when he tells them about it he says, "Little girls, you know it might be proper for me now to wear a large wig, and to be called Doctor Southey and to become very severe, and leave off being a comical papa .
Why, I will drink a bottle with you if you please; for I dearly love good-nature; and as you have found me out to be a comical fellow, so I have no skill in physiognomy, if you are not one of the best-natured gentlemen in the universe.
The Wizard continued this surprising performance until nine tiny piglets were running about at his feet, all squealing and grunting in a very comical way.
She had taught Elijah and Elisha Simpson so that they recited three verses of something with such comical effect that they delighted themselves, the teacher, and the school; while Susan, who lisped, had been provided with a humorous poem in which she impersonated a lisping child.
There was something naively festive in his air, which, in conjunction with his firm and virile features, gave him a rather comical expression.
After bowing before the King and Dorothy the Friskers began their pranks, and these were so comical that Dorothy laughed with real enjoyment.
It was really comical to see the creature walk; for it moved the legs on its right side together, and those on its left side together, as a pacing horse does; and that made its body rock sidewise, like a cradle.
That's the best answer you'll get," declared the Scarecrow, with his comical smile, "for no one knows any more than Toto about this road.
Mac and Rose were picking blackberries in the bushes beside the road when the soldiers passed without seeing them, and they witnessed a sight that was both pretty and comical.
I could not help smiling at the comical, half-angry, half- confounded look he put on at this rather unusual mode of address.
Attendees at the luncheon will not only get a glimpse of Hoffman's comical outlook on Houston and beyond, but they will also have the opportunity to discuss what motivates Hoffman to cover a particular subject.
Gone are Superman's famous muscles and do-gooder dedication in this comical sendup of the popular superhero, replaced by a less-than-fit version who spends his days on a bar stool railing against the 911 emergency system that, he insists, has stolen his heroic duties.