Jessi's laughter bubbled up at the anger in his tone.
There was silent laughter in his voice.
A ripple of smothered laughter circled the room.
Sophie, the rosy, laughter-loving, youngest princess with the mole, watched him.
"It did," he said with a note of laughter in his voice.
Her transposed humor brought waves of laughter around the room.
Her laughter turned quickly to despair.
The melancholy silence that followed was broken by the sounds of the children's voices and laughter from the next room.
The laughter gurgled to a halt in her throat.
Laughter rose within her, and the magic laughed with her.
Laughter and snickering buzzed through the hall.
She turned and ran, her laughter muffled in the waterlogged air.
"You're back," Jenn said, laughter in her voice.
He ranges freely about the world, touching the laughable sides of things with kindly laughter, and every now and then dropping the risibile and taking to the rationale.
Loud, coarse laughter and joyous shouts ensued.
Ha, ha, ha! rose their rough, joyous laughter from all sides.
The stoic offer made laughter bubble within her.
The pair was interrupted from further speculation by the sound of Martha's laughter and footsteps bounding down the stairs.
Those who, as it has been happily put, identify Rabelais with Pantagruel, strive in vain, on any view intellectually consistent or morally respectable, to account for the vast ocean of pure or impure laughter and foolery which surrounds the few solid islets of sense and reason and devotion.
These were followed in 1782 by Two Dithyrambic Odes on Enthusiasm and Laughter, and by a series of Tales in Verse.
When the animal is excited, the howl changes into what has been compared to demoniac laughter, whence the name of "laughing-hyena."
A burst of childish laughter greets my blunder, and the pantomime begins all over again.
It is only the serious eye peering from and the sincere life passed within it which restrain laughter and consecrate the costume of any people.
Here he could contain himself no longer and went on, between gasps of laughter: "And the whole world knew...."
Hippolyte spluttered again, and amid his laughter said, And you were saying that the Russian ladies are not equal to the French?
And he left the room, followed by the low but ringing laughter of the sister with the mole.
Nesvitski could hardly keep from laughter provoked by a swarthy hussar officer who walked beside him.
Ouh! ouh! came peals of such healthy and good-humored laughter from the soldiers that it infected the French involuntarily, so much so that the only thing left to do seemed to be to unload the muskets, explode the ammunition, and all return home as quickly as possible.
The officers' laughter confused him still more.
A rumble of Russian and French voices and laughter filled the air round the tables in the square.
Laughter and singing in particular seemed to her like a blasphemy, in face of her sorrow.
To the infantry! added another with loud laughter, seeing the shell fly past and fall into the ranks of the supports.
Yells and shrieks of laughter rose from the whole regiment.
No jokes, or laughter, or smiles even, were seen among all these men.
They laughed and were gay not because there was any reason to laugh, but because gaiety and mirth were in their hearts and so everything that happened was a cause for gaiety and laughter to them.
Their laughter and their mutually incomprehensible remarks in two languages could be heard.
No one replied a word to Dolokhov's laughter, and a French officer whom they could not see (he lay wrapped in a greatcoat) rose and whispered something to a companion.
A delicious smell mixing with giggles and laughter wafted from a sidewalk table where a group of young girls were peddling baked goodies.
There was laughter in Gabriel's voice.
"This should be good," Carmen remarked in a dry tone that sent another bout of laughter around the room.
It is used as an anaesthetic, principally in dentistry, producing when inhaled a condition of hysterical excitement often accompanied by loud laughter, whence it is sometimes called "laughing gas."
His voice is musical, metallic, fit for loud laughter and piercing wail, and all that may lie between; speech and speculation free and plenteous; I do not meet in these late decades such company over a pipe."
In epic poetry Hephaestus is rather a comic figure, and his limping gait provokes "Homeric laughter" among the gods.
Gilbert Walmesley, registrar of the ecclesiastical court of the diocese, a man of distinguished parts, learning and know ledge of the world, did himself honour by patronizing the young adventurer, whose repulsive person, unpolished manners and squalid garb moved many of the petty aristocracy of the neighbourhood to laughter or disgust.
He had observed the great men of both parties in hours of careless relaxation, had seen the leaders of opposition without the mask of patriotism, and had heard the prime minister roar with laughter and tell stories not over-decent.
He also took pleasure in smoking a pipe of tobacco; or, when he had a mind to divert himself somewhat longer, he looked for some spiders and made them fight together, or he threw some flies into the cobweb, and was so well pleased with the result of that battle that he would sometimes break into laughter" (Colerus).
Such an exuberance of animal spirits had he that he sometimes tumbled down and rolled on the ground with laughter at anything which made him think and tickled him.
In the fall the loon (Colymbus glacialis) came, as usual, to moult and bathe in the pond, making the woods ring with his wild laughter before I had risen.
From the third room came sounds of laughter, the shouting of familiar voices, the growling of a bear, and general commotion.
For a moment he dozed, but in that short interval innumerable things appeared to him in a dream: his mother and her large white hand, Sonya's thin little shoulders, Natasha's eyes and laughter, Denisov with his voice and mustache, and Telyanin and all that affair with Telyanin and Bogdanich.
But much as all the rest laughed, talked, and joked, much as they enjoyed their Rhine wine, saute, and ices, and however they avoided looking at the young couple, and heedless and unobservant as they seemed of them, one could feel by the occasional glances they gave that the story about Sergey Kuzmich, the laughter, and the food were all a pretense, and that the whole attention of that company was directed to-- Pierre and Helene.
"Oh, go to the devil!" called out a voice, drowned by the laughter of the orderlies and servants.
As soon as he had left the room all the officers burst into loud laughter and Mary Hendrikhovna blushed till her eyes filled with tears and thereby became still more attractive to them.
Suddenly he burst out into a fit of his broad, good-natured laughter, so loud that men from various sides turned with surprise to see what this strange and evidently solitary laughter could mean.
And everything annoyed her--Denisov's shouting and laughter, Natasha's talk, and especially a quick glance Sonya gave her.
In disposition the Australians are a bright, laughter-loving folk, but they are treacherous, untruthful and hold human life cheaply.
The well-known stories of his laughter when he was introduced to Belisarius, and his chant, "Vanitas vanitatum," when he walked before the triumphal car of his conqueror through the streets of Constantinople, probably point to an intellect disordered by his reverses and hardships.
She leaned against her mother and burst into such a loud, ringing fit of laughter that even the prim visitor could not help joining in.
Natasha, raising her face for a moment from her mother's mantilla, glanced up at her through tears of laughter, and again hid her face.
Denisov smiled, and Petya burst into a peal of merry laughter in which Tikhon himself joined.
As I entered the anteroom I heard Andrusha's peals of laughter and that meant that all was well.
A peal of merry laughter answered her, and the knives and forks fell to the plates with a clatter.
He was evidently distressed, and breathed painfully, but could not restrain the wild laughter that convulsed his usually impassive features.
A rustle of starched petticoats and the whispering and laughter of girls' voices came from the adjoining room.
There was no laughter in the maids' large hall.
Prince Andrew had never before heard Speranski's famous laugh, and this ringing, high-pitched laughter from a statesman made a strange impression on him.
That precise, mirthless laughter rang in Prince Andrew's ears long after he had left the house.
He seldom laughed, but when he did he abandoned himself entirely to his laughter, and after such a laugh she always felt nearer to him.
"Uncle" too was in high spirits and far from being offended by the brother's and sister's laughter (it could never enter his head that they might be laughing at his way of life) he himself joined in the merriment.
My brother dined with me yesterday--we nearly died of laughter--he ate nothing and kept sighing for you, my charmer!
Seeing his gloomy face as he frowned at his wife, the officers grew still merrier, and some of them could not refrain from laughter, for which they hurriedly sought plausible pretexts.
The Japanese are essentially a laughter-loving people.
David Garrick, who was one of thepupils, used, many years later, to throw the best company of London into convulsions of laughter by mimicking the master and his lady.
The laughter thus provoked extinguished the Predictions for three years, and in 1715 Partridge died in fact; but the episode left a permanent trace in classic literature, for when in 2709 Steele was to start the Tatler, it occurred to him that he could secure the public ear in no surer way than by adopting the name of Bickerstaff.
From behind this came women's laughter and whispers.
They looked at one another (now that the hunt was over and they were in the house, Nicholas no longer considered it necessary to show his manly superiority over his sister), Natasha gave him a wink, and neither refrained long from bursting into a peal of ringing laughter even before they had a pretext ready to account for it.
From that sleigh one could hear the shouts, laughter, and voices of the mummers.
Pierre went to the children, and the shouting and laughter grew still louder.
She'd ensnared him with her laughter and touched him with her words about Death.
The front door was in continual motion with guests coming and going, amid laughter and boisterous conversation.
His laughter sent a flood of warmth up her neck and into her face.
Hormones and emotions kicked in at the same time, and Evelyn's laughter turned to weeping.
Soldiers scattered over the whole place were dragging logs and brushwood and were building shelters with merry chatter and laughter; around the fires sat others, dressed and undressed, drying their shirts and leg bands or mending boots or overcoats and crowding round the boilers and porridge cookers.
Speranski's high-pitched voice struck him unpleasantly, and the incessant laughter grated on him like a false note.
Her laughter lashed out in the clear air, seizing his attention.
In the middle of the wood a brown hare with white feet sprang out and, scared by the tramp of the many horses, grew so confused that it leaped along the road in front of them for some time, arousing general attention and laughter, and only when several voices shouted at it did it dart to one side and disappear in the thicket.