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    1. Even if they are meant in jest stay away from them

    2. 'Oh, I am so scared of the bat ball,' Mama said and pretended to shiver in jest

    3. “Many a true word spoken in jest, as they say,” he muttered, “But

    4. “Two fish with one cast!” And he really enjoyed his jest

    5. Quick with a jest, clever with

    6. Mother jest in life

    7. ” Jack wasn’t sure if she said this in jest or just to

    8. I do not speak in jest! I am of the opinion that nothing less than the utter annihilation of the male ego will satisfy the morbid designs of its dourest members

    9. Limbaugh once stated, somewhat in jest, that Obama might be the best thing that had ever happened to

    10. him, somewhat in jest, that she did not think he would, and he quickly

    11. I hear myself speaking in the voice I cultivated as an initiation instructor, but this time I use it in jest

    12. - You have to relax more - Lisa spoke in a tone of jest

    13. and said in a tone of jest

    14. It didn't matter what we said to each other, in jest or not

    15. “I think you jest, my daughter, yet perhaps you should not!” Yazadril stated grimly, his brows knotted in anger

    16. Surely you jest

    17. A sorry jest, "When love has grown

    18. With jest and glitter

    19. Unbroken round me; and the jest

    20. But it is just life he loves, and not in any abstract sense, but all the infinite little familiar details of life catalogued with delighted jest

    21. And now he answered, only half in jest, "I'd rather not say

    22. “I jest not! I grew up always being towered head and shoulders by my peers

    23. “I jest not! Most who surrendered were those who saw the writing on the wall

    24. Well that was all in jest

    25. comments in a jest

    26. When he did, Patrick told him that he only meant it in jest

    27. “Fancy counting her as one of your neighbours” she said in jest

    28. Every word that came out of his mouth was in jest and he had an insatiable sense of humour

    29. “I don’t think we can afford them,” Matthew said in jest

    30. “Same thing” Ollie said in jest

    31. “Looks like you’ll be needing those old tools I gave you” Ted said in jest

    32. Duggar lost no time in telling Suresh in jest the story of how Kubera of heaven turned into Mammon of earth

    33. Apologizing for having driven her out of her workplace, he said in jest, that he would skip dinner in penitence

    34. “But, it's the woman who seems to wield the real power in this man’s world,” he said in half jest

    35. A jest died suddenly on Amalric's lips

    36. 'And you, poor, silly thing! Plotting to send a hairy hill chief to storm Yimsha! It was such a jest that I myself could have designed, had it occurred to me, that you should fall in his hands

    37. There were menace and meaning in the glare he bent on the man in the waist; Conan grinned back, as if at a jest none knew but himself

    38. Half in jest, I said that the man

    39. The question wasn’t meant as a jest

    40. Jest of Lancaster, Pennsylvania $113,500 after she slipped on a soft drink and broke her coccyx

    41. Jest threw it at her boyfriend thirty seconds earlier during an argument

    42. the funniest jest in the world

    43. “All in jest, my dear,” Lord Ashburn clarified with the sheepish look of a scolded schoolchild

    44. Steve replied in jest, as they were really good friends,

    45. Intermingled with this humour (the reference to the Grey Man in poor taste, he thought) and reassertion of his own abilities at his age, Judge Burns had given his advice to consult the mysterious old witch who lived alone in the swamps and had been reputedly in close contact with the spirit world even since her husband died of very unnatural causes over fifty years ago, and though the correlation between this old country legend and the current situation was perhaps made in jest, Feltus had already decided on his way back to the hotel from Bobby Dan’s office to implore Elizabeth Bascomb to conduct a séance this evening, just to find out how those who participated would react to his suggestions

    46. Out of innocent jest someone was always

    47. ‘Jest, Dragan, jest, but I’ve got something that will put you off your bacon

    48. Graisco bit his lip to prevent a harsh reply to the sarcastic comment though it was all in jest

    49. ‘’And you are not worried that I could try to seduce you, with me alone with you in your house?’’ She asked in jest

    50. ’’ Answered Dean in jest, using the pejorative term by which the United States was often called by Iranian leaders

    1. “Ya, and that way you’ll leave more of this delicious normal food for me!” Mark jested

    2. “Did he refuse to cook?” I jested in hope that she’d say that she was joking, that didn’t happen

    3. “You sure you don't want another cup of tea? Maybe in that time your head could shrink back to its normal size,” he jested

    4. “Aye Jags, you should know that if they are darforks then Preeti is simply a great darfork!” Jested Gulab

    5. I should write for Harlequin, he jested with himself

    6. “Don’t rush me Phil,” jested the sergeant

    7. Trini jested about his swimmers and then had to explain her joke to Rivan, who had never taken a human biology course or seen sperm under a microscope

    8. When Loki jested with the human girl earlier about the elf queen taking advantage of his silver tongue, it had been just that, a jest, and nothing more

    9. Rogers?” Urme jested to anyone who could hear their whisper

    10. paper-knives of all sorts, of which he bought a heap at every watering-place, and bestowed them upon everyone, including Lieschen, the servant girl, and the landlord, with whom he jested in his comically bad German, assuring him that it was not the water had cured Kitty, but his splendid cookery, especially his plum soup

    11. She no longer smiled or jested

    12. Minchin for his part liked to keep the mental windows open and objected to fixed limits; if the Unitarian brewer jested about the Athanasian Creed, Dr

    13. The Men laugh’d nervously as if I jested here, but I was in dead earnest

    14. Marya Dmitrievna, who knew how the prince had received the Rostovs, pretended not to notice how upset Natasha was and jested resolutely and loudly at table with the count and the other guests

    15. He wrote letters to his daughters and to Madame de Stael, read novels, liked the society of pretty women, jested with generals, officers, and soldiers, and never contradicted those who tried to prove anything to him

    16. " The Emperor jested with Ney, who said, "Wellington will not be so simple as to wait for Your Majesty

    17. The prince had spread out near him his purchases, carved boxes, and knick-knacks, paper-knives of all sorts, of which he bought a heap at every watering-place, and bestowed them upon everyone, including Lieschen, the servant girl, and the landlord, with whom he jested in his comically bad German, assuring him that it was not the water had cured Kitty, but his splendid cookery, especially his plum soup

    18. Oh, she smiled and jested : but this was only from her excessive kindness, for her lieart at that moment, as I realized later, was full of such an immense anxiety of her own, such a violent overmastering emotion, that she can only have talked to me and have answered my foolish irritating questions, she can only have done that as one sometimes answers the persistent prattle of a little child, simply to get rid of it

    19. “I've been teaching you so many years, and therefore I've been talking aloud so many years, that I've got into the habit of talking, and so much so that it's almost more difficult for me to hold my tongue than to talk, even now, in spite of my weakness, dear Fathers and brothers,” he jested, looking with emotion at the group round him

    20. "No, it was a case of unlocking," jested Stepan Trofimovitch

    21. He jested, called me “old boy,” and finally (since none of the elder folks were looking at us) began to help me to wine, first from one bottle and then from another and to force me to drink it off quickly

    22. The eldest officer in the battery, the captain, a short, sandy-complexioned man, with his hair arranged in a topknot, and smooth on the temples, educated in the old traditions of the artillery, a squire of dames, and a would-be learned man, questioned Volodya as to his acquirements in artillery and new inventions, jested caressingly over his youth and his pretty little face, and treated him, in general, as a father treats a son, which was extremely agreeable to Volodya

    23. Not only before evening, but before the expiration of two hours, two of them received their full discharge, and five were wounded; but the rest jested on as before

    24. Nekhludoff waited, expecting that Mariette would tell him that something which she said she had to tell him, but instead she only jested and talked of the performance, which, she thought, ought to affect him particularly

    25. While asking Nekhludoff for aid he jested at himself, the judges, the prison and all the laws, not only criminal, but even divine

    26. Márya Dmítrievna, who knew how the prince had received the Rostóvs, pretended not to notice how upset Natásha was and jested resolutely and loudly at table with the count and the other guests

    27. He wrote letters to his daughters and to Madame de Staël, read novels, liked the society of pretty women, jested with generals, officers, and soldiers, and never contradicted those who tried to prove anything to him

    28. Now he was grave and silent; neither he himself jested nor did he laugh at the jests of others; and the words he spoke occasionally were simple, ordinary and necessary words—words as much devoid of sense and depth as are the sounds with which an animal expresses pain and pleasure, thirst and hunger

    29. Shall I give them to you?" jested Natasha

    30. "Our luxuries would be strictly limited," jested Kovroff, with a wry smile

    31. In Suidas 170 we learn that the revellers at the Chytri, going about on carts, jested and made sport of the passers by, and that later they did the same at the Lenaea

    1. I was only jesting, Nessa

    2. You are the most beautiful lady in all the land,” he said in a jesting tone

    3. “I hadn’t expected it to be that strong really,” he defended himself cheerfully, though he instinctively knew his wife was merely jesting

    4. ,” he laughed as he gazed at me, asking his jesting question?

    5. not heard your side of the story,” she said to me with a jesting

    6. Foolish talking, and jesting, and joking, and excessive merriment, are only too common

    7. and jesting, by which grievous injury has

    8. Well, the ménage a trois we were jesting about so much all along seems to be on hand, after all! What myriad amours we three could bring into our orgies

    9. Oh, what a sexy dame she was, possibly the sexiest I had ever seen and the one I most wanted to have in all my life; as my passion for her namesake was ever on the raise, my Rathi said she wasn’t losing sleep as her rival’s hairy legs were sure to leave me cold that was if push comes to shove; but as I chanced to divine the dame’s satin legs, Rathi said she was only jesting to pour water over my raging ardency in those summer times

    10. Laeron’s alarm rang through Aesa’s head and he hastily reassured the dragon he was jesting

    11. Turning again into the jesting she saw the same

    12. Yet they urge him through the sermons they give to strive earnestly seeking after the aim he had been created for because the matter is really serious it's not jesting at all

    13. Her fever-bright eyes told him that she was only partly jesting

    14. listen since they know everything while their shortcomings makes science more the jesting of a buffoon

    15. He was only jesting

    16. Anyone else who was caught jesting was put into jail or in stocks or put to death

    17. In all souls is a somber, sovereign king and silly, jesting fool

    18. I gave her a stern look even though I knew she was just jesting, “I think you will find that I haven’t diminished any my love across all important parameters

    19. He added, in a jesting way, that perhaps George Washington might gain almost as great a name in history as George the Third

    20. "I'm very far from jesting, Miss Catherine," I replied

    21. It was more especially when this man was speaking in a manner half jesting, half bitter, that Franz's ear recalled most vividly the deep sonorous, yet well-pitched voice that had addressed him in the grotto of Monte Cristo, and which he heard for the second time amid the darkness and ruined grandeur of the Colosseum

    22. "Heaven keep me from jesting with that which is far dearer to me than life itself! But listen to me, Valentine, and I will tell you all about it

    23. “Do you have anything that costs sixty cents or less?” I asked her in a jesting tone, so quiet my voice barely rose above the din

    24. "What, even for me?" said the baroness, half jesting, half in earnest

    25. ‘You’re back from leave, I suppose?’ he said, and without waiting for a reply, he turned to his wife in his jesting tone: ‘Well, were a great many tears shed at Moscow at parting?’

    26. Most fortunate,’ he said to his wife, dismissing Vronsky altogether, ‘that I should just have half an hour to meet you, so that I can prove my devotion,’ he went on in the same jesting tone

    27. ‘You lay too much stress on your devotion for me to value it much,’ she responded in the same jesting tone,

    28. He smiled to his wife as a man should smile on meeting his wife after only just parting from her, and greeted the princess and other acquaintances, giving to each what was due—that is to say, jesting with the ladies and dealing out friendly greetings among the men

    29. added: "He is not the man," in a jesting tone with a trembling audacity

    30. this jesting flirtation and nonsense he recklessly went so far that he did not know how to extricate himself, as unluckily he was so far from being attracted by her that he thought her positively disagreeable

    31. “Did you ever in your novel reading come across the old situation of the disinterested wife falling in love with her own husband?” on: “Besides, you once said it was the height of bad form for husbands and wives to “You know I don’t read novels,” she said and, trying to equal his jesting mood, went

    32. But ’twas impossible to tell if they were jesting with me or not

    33. How could I be unmarkt by the Horror I had witness’d? The most Melancholick Emotions of Sorrowful Indignation depress’d my Spirits, and ’neath my Jesting with Miss Polly, and Quoting Lines of Verse (which hath e’er been Second Nature to me) there was a Heaviness upon my Heart which would not lift

    34. Thus, when I swore upon a Pile of Bibles that the Babe was his, both his Ignorance of Female Things, and his native Masculine Vanity led him to grant me Credence (with only the smallest Amount of Jesting about his Fears that perhaps some other Swain had got me with Child afore him)

    35. Perhaps he suspected me of jesting with him, yet, being a thoroughgoing Patriarch, and being, as well, caught off guard by Flattery—that Universal Lubricant—he tumbl’d headlong into the Pit of Philosophical Disputation

    36. Nay, I am not jesting

    37. Besides the soldiers who formed the picket line on either side, there were many curious onlookers who, jesting and laughing, stared at their strange foreign enemies

    38. ‘Oh, undoubtedly!’ said Prince Andrew, and with sudden and unnatural liveliness he began chaffing Pierre about the need to be very careful with his fifty-year-old Moscow cousins, and in the midst of these jesting remarks he rose, taking Pierre by the arm, and drew him aside

    39. Along that line of thought such a deduction is indubitable, as indubitable as the deduction Voltaire made in jest (without knowing what he was jesting at) when he saw that the Massacre of St

    40. sides addressed to the jesting soldier

    41. ‘I’m very far from jesting, Miss Catherine,’ I replied

    42. The cloud of spectators followed, jesting, in a paroxysm of delight

    43. "He was fond of jesting," says

    44. It was good for much irony and much jesting

    45. ” But when he found himself lost in the labyrinth of Miss Lynch, he no longer was jesting

    46. Who would have believed it? Who would have ever believed it?’ He spoke in a jesting tone, but there was no jest in his eyes as he looked at me

    47. “Daru answered in the same jesting strain that ‘he would be satisfied to be an ordinary prisoner of war

    48. The jesting tone of the chief restored my courage

    49. "You're back from leave, I suppose?" he said, and without waiting for a reply, he turned to his wife in his jesting tone: "Well, were a great many tears shed at Moscow at parting?"

    50. Most fortunate," he said to his wife, dismissing Vronsky altogether, "that I should just have half an hour to meet you, so that I can prove my devotion," he went on in the same jesting tone

    1. He jests at scars that never felt a wound

    2. on the name of friendship and jests

    3. Jests at our infirmities and failures are no proof that our aims are wrong

    4. their rude speech and often questionable jests with the graveand

    5. made the butt ofmalicious gibes and jests by their more volatile

    6. It was the popular theme for jests; it was the best cure for

    7. To this I would reply that the same end would be, beyond all comparison, better attained by means of good plays than by those that are not so; for after listening to an artistic and properly constructed play, the hearer will come away enlivened by the jests, instructed by the serious parts, full of admiration at the incidents, his wits sharpened by the arguments, warned by the tricks, all the wiser for the examples, inflamed against vice, and in love with virtue; for in all these ways a good play will stimulate the mind of the hearer be he ever so boorish or dull; and of all impossibilities the greatest is that a play endowed with all these qualities will not entertain, satisfy, and please much more than one wanting in them, like the greater number of those which are commonly acted now-a-days

    8. "Sancho, Sancho," said Don Quixote, "there are times for jests and times when jests are out of place; if I tell thee that I have neither seen nor spoken to the lady of my heart, it is no reason why thou shouldst say thou hast not spoken to her or seen her, when the contrary is the case, as thou well knowest

    9. Don Quixote's host was one Don Antonio Moreno by name, a gentleman of wealth and intelligence, and very fond of diverting himself in any fair and good-natured way; and having Don Quixote in his house he set about devising modes of making him exhibit his mad points in some harmless fashion; for jests that give pain are no jests, and no sport is worth anything if it hurts another

    10. But then, I said, as we have determined to speak our minds, we must not fear the jests of the wits which will be directed against this sort of innovation; how they will talk of women's attainments both in music and gymnastic, and above all about their wearing armour and riding upon horseback!

    11. And does not the same hold also of the ridiculous? There are jests which you would be ashamed to make yourself, and yet on the comic stage, or indeed in private, when you hear them, you are greatly amused by them, and are not at all disgusted at their unseemliness;--the case of pity is repeated;--there is a principle in human nature which is disposed to raise a laugh, and this which you once restrained by reason, because you were afraid of being thought a buffoon, is now let out again; and having stimulated the risible faculty at the theatre, you are betrayed unconsciously to yourself into playing the comic poet at home

    12. And yet, instead of the silence and the solemnity demanded by the occasion, laughter and jests arose from the crowd

    13. The following morning - Saturday - the men went about their work in gloomy silence; there were but few attempts at conversation and no jests or singing

    14. Dimmesdale longed, at least, to shake hands with the tarry blackguard, and recreate himself with a few improper jests, such as dissolute sailors so abound with, and a volley of good, round, solid, satisfactory, and heaven-defying oaths! It was not so much a better principle as partly his natural good taste, and still more his buckramed habit of clerical decorum, that carried him safely through the latter crisis

    15. Here, it is true, were none of the applicances which popular merriment would so readily have found in the England of Elizabeth's time, or that of James;—no rude shows of a theatrical kind; no minstrel, with his harp and legendary ballad, nor gleeman, with an ape dancing to his music; no juggler, with his tricks of mimic witchcraft; no Merry Andrew, to stir up the multitude with jests, perhaps hundreds of years old, but still effective, by their appeals to the very broadest sources of mirthful sympathy

    16. It had all been one of his repulsive drunken jests

    17. Raoul climbed the grand staircase at five minutes to twelve, did not linger to look at the motley dresses displayed all the way up the marble steps, one of the richest settings in the world, allowed no facetious mask to draw him into a war of wits, replied to no jests and shook off the bold familiarity of a number of couples who had already become a trifle too gay

    18. He had gone through the frightful education of social life, of that world where in one evening more crimes are committed in thought and speech than justice ever punishes at the assizes; where jests and clever sayings assassinate the noblest ideas; where no one is counted strong unless his mind sees clear: and to see clear in that world is to believe in

    19. He cocks an ear at all the jests

    20. O we could hear ’em talking and laughing without, as if the Birth of a Babe were no more to ’em than an Ev’ning at a Coffee-House, and, Truth to tell, it griev’d me deeply to hear their mirthful Chatter (o’er Jests I could not share) whilst I was labouring to bring the next Generation into this World

    21. “I will hear no more! I am in Pursuit of my lost Child and I will countenance no further foolish Jests

    22. Ah, Vanity, thy Name is Man! But I held back the Mockery and Jests that might have sprung to my Lips upon that Instant

    23. From politeness and to start conversation, they asked him a few questions about the army and the battle, and then the talk went off into merry jests and gossip

    24. Jests fell flat, news was not interesting, and the animation was evidently forced

    25. French and used French jests and French idioms, he described the whole campaign with a

    26. When there were quarrels, his kindly smile and well-timed jests reconciled the antagonists

    27. The two honest practitioners, embarrassed by the jests, and finding the bearing of their heads interfered with by the shouts

    28. Its jests are sparks

    29. And sarcasms, sallies, jests, that French thing which is called entrain, and that English thing which is called humor, good and bad taste, good and bad reasons, all the wild pyrotechnics of dialogue, mounting together and crossing from all points of the room, produced a sort of merry bombardment over their heads

    30. Excitement instantly seized the whole party: a running fire of raillery and jests was proceeding when Sam returned

    31. “Not at all: they are full of jests and gaiety

    32. He seemed always in good spirits, and held his own in the jests and repartee that flew about

    33. And jests doth recapitulate

    34. I explained it too by Prince Sergay's being of rather limited intelligence, and so being fond of verbal exactitude ; some jests he absolutely failed to see

    35. He anticipated a great deal of merriment, many playful jests about her age, and her being afraid to reveal it, about his knowing her secret and telling everybody, and so on

    36. Sometimes, this astonishing regularity manifested itself in patches; a thing to upset all the calculations of note—taking gamblers who play with a pencil and a memorandum book in their hands Fortune perpetrates some terrible jests at roulette!

    37. Yet, had things befallen otherwise, these moralists would have been among the first (yes, I feel persuaded of it) to approach me with friendly jests and congratulations

    38. If one of them, more naïve or impartial than the rest, put into words what every one of them had in his mind, painted his castles in the air, told his dreams of liberty, or plans of escape, they shut him up with brutal promptitude, and made the poor fellow's life a burden to him with their sarcasms and jests

    39. Her usually thoughtful, pale face, which all this while had been so little in harmony with the jests and laughter which she had seemed to put on for the occasion, was now evidently agitated by new feelings, though she tried to conceal the fact and to look as though she were as ready as ever for jesting and irony

    40. Her jests and insinuations were feeble, but she was not capable of considering the effect she was producing

    41. I know now that he had only spent one evening in her company before the reading; he had not spoken all that evening, had listened with an equivocal smile to the jests and the general tone of the company surrounding Yulia Mihailovna, and had made an unpleasant impression on every one by his air of haughtiness, and at the same time almost timorous readiness to take offence

    42. It is true he jeers superciliously at Russia too, and there is nothing he likes better than exhibiting the bankruptcy of Russia in every relation before the great minds of Europe, but as regards himself, no, he is at a higher level than all the great minds of Europe; they are only material for his jests

    43. But at last people began to think that she went a little too far in her jests

    44. Her chatter and her jests were so full of grace, so trustfully naïve, so innocently careless, she was persuaded of the general enthusiasm with such graceful self-confidence that she really was all the time the centre of peculiar adoration

    45. Without taking notice of his comrade's jests, he took the money from his hand-bag and brought it to her

    46. "Eternally those stupid jests," laughingly interfered another lady in a high hat and dazzling with gold and diamonds

    47. As I said in my book, I have during the course of many years had frequent opportunities to remark the ridicule and rude jests that have been applied to Christ's words and doctrine, and the ecclesiastics not only failed to condemn it, they even encouraged this scoffing; but let a man venture to say one disrespectful word of the ugly idol called the Iverskaya,[7] sacrilegiously carried around Moscow by intoxicated men, and a groan of indignation will rise from these same Orthodox ecclesiastics

    48. Bilíbin was now at army headquarters in a diplomatic capacity, and though he wrote in French and used French jests and French idioms, he described the whole campaign with a fearless self-censure and self-derision genuinely Russian

    49. Next, I can see Papa taking no notice of this ill-humour, but cracking quips and jests, while Peter gradually found himself forced to treat him as a humorist with whom he felt offended one moment and inclined to be reconciled the next

    50. All around me men were shaking hands and chatting together—from every side came expressions of friendship, laughter, jests, and badinage

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