A wave of derisive
laughter runs abreast of him all along the line.
Dandy has; I caught him touching up his wig behind the trees after our swim," cut in Geordie, wagging a derisive
finger at Steve, who promptly silenced him by a smart rap on the head with the drum-stick he had just polished off.
Geoffrey turned to his admirers and adherents with a roar of derisive
Although he expressed himself in this derisive
and contemptuous manner, it was plain that, the more Ralph pondered, the more ill at ease he became, and the more he laboured under some vague anxiety and alarm, which increased as the time passed on and no tidings of Newman Noggs arrived.
He could not or would not take the trouble to characterize for me the appearance of that man now officially a criminal (we had gone across the road for a drink) but told me with a sourly, derisive
snigger that, after the sentence had been pronounced the fellow clung to the dock long enough to make a sort of protest.
Thomas being set to make inquiry, discovers their names on the minute-hand, and reports accordingly; and they are sent for, a knot of their friends making derisive
and pantomimic allusions to what their fate will be as they walk off.
Our men, clustering amidships, waved their hats and raised a derisive
And Mr Vladimir indulged mentally in an enormous and derisive
fit of merriment, partly at his own astonishment, which he judged naive, but mostly at the expense of the universally regretted Baron Stott-Wartenheim.
Burns cut his derisive
screeching dead short and turned upon them fiercely, yelling:
The sentiment of his life being utterly ruined by this contact with such a crime expressed itself quaintly by a sort of half- derisive
mental exclamation, "There goes my silver medal
Mr Fledgeby could only express the feelings to which this incredible statement gave rise in his breast, by a prodigiously long derisive
exclaimed Tom, with a derisive
laugh, for Tom had learned this omitted passage for his yesterday's lesson, and a young gentleman does not require an intimate or extensive acquaintance with Latin before he can feel the pitiable absurdity of a false quantity.
Disguising his secret joy in Mr Swiveller's defeat, Daniel Quilp adopted the surest means of soothing him, by ringing the bell, and ordering in a supply of rosy wine (that is to say, of its usual representative), which he put about with great alacrity, calling upon Mr Swiveller to pledge him in various toasts derisive
of Cheggs, and eulogistic of the happiness of single men.
Winner points out that there is the God who laughs in delight with Abraham when God tells the old man that he will have a son, yet God's laughter turns derisive
when Sarah laughs in disbelief regarding the same news.
After the debate, Perry and his advisers maintained his aggressive approach to Trump comes from a place of genuine outrage, particularly over the billionaire's derisive
comments on the military service of U.