Sense-of-humour sentence example

sense-of-humour
  • He was endowed with a strong sense of humour and a love of paradox carried to an extreme.
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  • Grave as most of his writings are, they include a short description of a crossing from Jersey to Granville, in which he satirizes English character and customs, and reveals an unexpected sense of humour.
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  • With an intense capacity for visualizing the unseen, and a kindly dignity, he combined a large sense of humour.
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  • In their society he would talk well and showed a keen sense of humour.
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  • Lysias was a man of kindly and genial nature, warm in friendship, loyal to country, with a keen perception of character and a fine though strictly controlled sense of humour.
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  • A sense of humour added much to his campaign speeches.
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  • Though commonly dignified and a little stiff he seems to have had a strong sense of humour and he was fond of telling a good story.
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  • In the orchestral ballad, La Belle Dame sans Merci, he touches the note of weird pathos, and in the nautical overture Britannia his sense of humour stands revealed.
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  • Happy the humorist whose works and life are an illustration of the great moral truth that the sense of humour is the just balance of all the faculties of man, the best security against the pride of knowledge and the conceits of the imagination, the strongest inducement to submit with a wise and pious patience to the vicissitudes of human existence.
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  • But this was mitigated by a strong sense of humour (not always sarcastic, though sometimes savagely so), and by tenderness, best seen in his epistolary friendships with women; and it was quite overborne by an instinct and passion for great practical affairs.
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