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Here he laughed with uproarious triumph over his own argument.
But in spite of this earnest prohibition, Professor Summerlee laid down his pipe and for the rest of our journey he entertained--or failed to entertain--us by a succession of bird and animal cries which seemed so absurd that my tears were suddenly changed into boisterous laughter, which must have become quite hysterical as I sat opposite this grave Professor and saw him--or rather heard him--in the character of the uproarious rooster or the puppy whose tail had been trodden upon.
The restoration of the gems (accidentally picked up by Father Brown, of all people) ended the evening in uproarious triumph; and Sir Leopold, in his height of good humour, even told the priest that though he himself had broader views, he could respect those whose creed required them to be cloistered and ignorant of this world.
Before reaching Knightsbridge, Mr Verloc took a turn to the left out of the busy main thoroughfare, uproarious with the traffic of swaying omnibuses and trotting vans, in the almost silent, swift flow of hansoms.
Pickwick and the old lady played together; uproarious was the mirth of the round table.
The consequences were uproarious beyond belief; but no one seemed to care; on the contrary, the mother and daughter laughed heartily, and enjoyed it very much; and the latter, soon beginning to mingle in the sports, got pillaged by the young brigands most ruthlessly.
But he was mercifully too accustomed to nocturnal orgies, and those of a far more uproarious character, to appear unless summoned to the scene.
The knights, at first taken back by this unexpected outbreak, finally burst into uproarious laughter.
Thiruvananthapuram: Another political murder in Kerala's Malabar region has rocked the political fraternity in Kerala, even as the state assembly on Monday witnessed uproarious scenes while discussing the murder of Youth Congress leader, S.
HAPPY Death Day is a waggish and sprightly slasher, which splices uproarious comedy Groundhog Day with teen horror Scream.
MUSIC City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra is more than a high-octane work-out for a great orchestra at the top of its game - it's an uproarious salute to the human spirit itself.
In between the musical numbers was the uproarious comedy act of Alex Calleja.