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Certainly, he that hath a satirical vein, as he maketh others afraid of his wit, so he had need be afraid of others' memory.
It is nonsense to have such thoughts in this kind of case, which is rather one for satirical laughter than for tragedy.
Jellyby myself, seeing and hearing this neglected girl and knowing how much of bitterly satirical truth there was in what she said.
The manager, happening to notice the costume window as he came in, had sent for the buyer and made satirical remarks upon the colour scheme.
She was not coldly clever and indirectly satirical, but adorably simple and full of feeling.
I dare say that my father tried to make us understand the satirical purpose of the book.
Yet, as she stood looking down at him, a faint smile, half humorous, half satirical, playing about the corners of her shapely mouth, he felt his heart beat faster than ever it had done in any African jungle.
Whether my medical friend's admiration of my satirical sketches led him into talking about them in public with too little reserve; or whether the servants at home found private means of watching me in my moments of Art-study, I know not: but that some one betrayed me, and that the discovery of my illicit manufacture of caricatures was actually communicated even to the grandmotherly head and fount of the family honor, is a most certain and lamentable matter of fact.
Francine's satirical smile showed itself for a moment.
He took an easychair, uninvited; placed himself close at his aunt's side, and ran his eye over her ill-chosen dress with an air of satirical admiration.
Crayford looked at her partner with a satirical smile.
Troy listened with an expression of satirical approval.