I turned, and found myself looking into the humorous
, masterful eyes of the tall, thin man who had volunteered to be my companion on this strange quest.
Though Griffiths was the same age as Philip he adopted towards him a humorous
, motherly attitude.
he said to Prince Andrew, and Magnitski immediately assumed a pose and began reciting some humorous
verses in French which he had composed about various well-known Petersburg people.
Better than all, except the 'Conquest of Granada', I liked the 'Legend of Sleepy Hollow' and the story of Rip Van Winkle, with their humorous
and affectionate caricatures of life that was once of our own soil and air; and the 'Tales of the Alhambra', which transported me again, to the scenes of my youth beside the Xenil.
Symons is right in  laying emphasis on the grace, the finished skill, the music, native and ever ready to the poet himself--tender, manly, humorous
, awe-stricken--when speaking in his own proper person.
But who could expect a melancholy, inscrutable hero to see the humorous
side of things?
He gazed once more into her face, at the brown eyes watching him now a little anxiously, the mouth with the humorous
twitch at the corner of her lips.
Captain Granet asked, looking down at her with a faintly humorous
uplifting of the eyebrows.
Her mouth, with its slightly humorous
curl, was a little large, but wholly delightful.
I shall leave masterpieces alone and do hack-work - jokes, paragraphs, feature articles, humorous
verse, and society verse - all the rot for which there seems so much demand.
He secured silence, at the outset, by a humorous
allusion to the prolix speaker who had preceded him.
It is the Countess's interest to see the humorous
side of this confession of faith.
reference to the somber reputation of the place was made and forgotten as soon as uttered, and they talked of their business affairs until it grew almost dark.
I wrote, I wrote everything--ponderous essays, scientific and sociological short stories, humorous
verse, verse of all sorts from triolets and sonnets to blank verse tragedy and elephantine epics in Spenserian stanzas.
In the first voyage, that to the Lilliputians, the tone is one mainly of humorous
irony; but in such passages as the hideous description of the