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It was the equable voice of the Book Trade, touched with the faint anguish of all mortality and yet reclining hopefully on the bosom of this jocund planet which bears us all, hotel clerks and bishops and book salesmen, with impartial unconcern.
A joint venture deal has inked by CEO ChenOne Mian Kashif Ashfaq and Li Shu, Executive Director Shanghai Jocund International between both the firms.
or Fairy Elves, Whose midnight Revels, by a Forest side Or Fountain some belated Peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while overhead the Moon Sits Arbitress, and nearer to the Earth Wheels her pale course, they on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund Music charm his ear; At once with joy and fear his heart rebounds.
At the same time, Mailer builds his finesse at exploiting and exposing the primitive and jocund angles of black jazz, America's popular music and the main vehicle for psychic/lifestyle expression among the Beats.
Raymond's Swinburne's Poetics (1971), and Jerome McGann's witty, jocund Swinburne: An Experiment in Criticism (1972), there was a momentary effluence of academic work on the topic--most notably David G.
iii) monsieur le chevallier: seemingly a jocund reference to Henri IV himself as 'mister knight'.
or the jocund lovers who deep in the night disappear like methylated
No jocund health that Denmark drinks today, / But the
In a jocund holiday mood they have started their usual Sunday.
Nature's rage anticipated Stalin's jocund dictum: "One death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.
Viola And I most jocund, apt, and willingly To do you rest a thousand deaths would die.
The barriers of male distance, of male coolness, and of competition are broken not just by jocund camaraderie, so common in contemporary popular culture, but also by male smiles and male tears.