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Angus, who had hitherto maintained hilarious ease from motives of mental hygiene, revealed the strain of his soul by striding abruptly out of the inner room and confronting the new-comer.
The store is on a corner about which coveys of ragged-plumed, hilarious children play and become candidates for the cough drops and soothing syrups that wait for them inside.
Who can forget, in the midst of the hilarious scenes he toward the last sought with greater and greater avidity--who can forget, I say, the deep abstractions and black moods into which he fell?
And there is of course no reason why the reader should not be hilarious.
Several minutes later he emerged with the missing couple--Bert bleeding from a blow on the ear, but hilarious, and Mary rumpled and hysterical.
By way of beguiling the tediousness of these banquets, a select association was formed at the lower end of the table, below the mast, to whose distinguished president modesty forbids me to make any further allusion, which, being a very hilarious and jovial institution, was (prejudice apart) in high favour with the rest of the community, and particularly with a black steward, who lived for three weeks in a broad grin at the marvellous humour of these incorporated worthies.
They spent a hilarious night, without an anxious thought as to the ordeal of the morning.
When they came to any town or village, or even to a detached house of good appearance, Short blew a blast upon the brazen trumpet and carolled a fragment of a song in that hilarious tone common to Punches and their consorts.
He has crafted a film that's hilarious and horrifying and heartbreaking.
By turns hilarious and poignant, this coming-of-age tale explores growing up gay in the Reagan-era South.
The first wave of this series kicks off September 27, 2005 with five new exciting DVD titles, including the groundbreaking "Chico and the Man," vintage westerns "Cheyenne" and "Maverick," the rip-roaring "Dukes of Hazzard" and the hilarious western satire "F-Troop.
Hilarious adventures are enhanced by zany drawings by Melissa Suber in this winner.