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There was something naively festive in his air, which, in conjunction with his firm and virile features, gave him a rather comical expression.
There sat the thorny Sorcerer in his chair of state, and when the Wizard saw him he began to laugh, uttering comical little chuckles.
After bowing before the King and Dorothy the Friskers began their pranks, and these were so comical that Dorothy laughed with real enjoyment.
Then it struck him as a very funny thing for Jack to come to life, especially as the expression on his pumpkin face was so droll and comical it excited laughter on the instant.
That's the best answer you'll get," declared the Scarecrow, with his comical smile, "for no one knows any more than Toto about this road.
He was a comical sight, striving to fan into flame the cold ashes of his youth, to resurrect his strength dead and gone through the oozing of the years--making woful faces in place of the ferocious ones he intended, grinding his worn teeth together, beating his meagre chest with feeble fists.
He wagged his ears in a comical manner and tears were in his little black eyes.
Shaw expected; for, as he listened, his eyebrows smoothed themselves out, and more than once his lips twitched as if he wanted to laugh, for after all, it was rather comical to see how the young people aped their elders, playing the new-fashioned game, quite unconscious of its real beauty, power, and sacredness.
Then, as she vanished, he put both hands into his hair, exclaiming, with a comical mixture of anxiety and amusement
One of them was a Little, Small, Wee Bear; and one was a Middle- sized Bear, and the other was a Great, Huge Bear"--and from the way it is told, I think we may be sure that Uncle Robert or comical papa often told stories with a circle of eager, bright faces round him.
I could not help smiling at the comical, half-angry, half- confounded look he put on at this rather unusual mode of address.
I conjecture," says Jones, "that thou art a very comical fellow.
said the prince, who had a long while been intent on the conversation, his little comical eyes twinkling.
What a comical brother-in-law old Bounderby is, I think you mean,' said Tom.
I should like to wish you success, but your office is such a comical one.