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good-humouredly

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  • Presenting its Economic Trends surveys, he would joust good-humouredly with journalists about how far up an imaginary ladder the long-awaited economic recovery might have climbed.

    Sir James Cleminson obituary

  • “No resistance was offered by any enemy national and for the most part they submitted cheerfully and good-humouredly,” Sir Mark noted.

    Storyteller

  • "Well, well, we won't argue about that," said the police officer good-humouredly.

    Chennai

  • Varenka, with her white kerchief over her black hair, surrounded by the children and gaily and good-humouredly busy with them, and at the same time visibly excited at the possibility of an offer of marriage from a man she cared for, Varenka looked very attractive.

    doris lessing | a hunger for books « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • Colonel Pickwick spluttered good-humouredly: Dear me, no.

    Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man’s Smile

  • Varenka, with her white kerchief over her black hair, surrounded by the children and gaily and good-humouredly busy with them, and at the same visibly excited at the possibility of an offer of marriage from a man she cared for, looked very attractive.

    Doris Lessing - Nobel Lecture

  • Mill, stripping her round pretty arms, and looking actively and good-humouredly round for some duty that she could discharge, “but just — I thought ye might like to ken if they were coming back, just to get the dinner forward.”

    The Monastery

  • “Thou hadst been no true Varangian hadst thou not enquired after that,” said the Emperor, nodding good-humouredly towards him.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • “If I thought so,” said Roland — but he was interrupted by Sir Robert Melville, who said to him good-humouredly, “Dispute it not, young friend — resistance can do no good, but may well run thee into danger.”

    The Abbot

  • ‘I dare say I shall, Richard,’ answered Fairford good-humouredly.

    Redgauntlet

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