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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of laugh.

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Examples

  • To try and get at this knowledge I resolved to make some efforts of the sort; and what encouraged me to go through with it was, that if I got laugh'd at, no one that I cared for could know it, unless I myself told them.

    Letter 10

  • Thus we walk'd and talk'd; we laugh'd and delighted our-selves; we dress'd and visited; we received our Friends kindly, and by them were generously treated in their turn: all which was to the Satisfaction of our endearing tender Parents.

    A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies

  • He, not knowing the Foundation of my Enterprize, laugh'd at my

    The Amours of Bosvil and Galesia

  • How he receiv'd this I know not, neither did I care; but I was told afterwards, That he laugh'd, and told his Companions what a pretty Present he had receiv'd from an unknown Hand, and withal, that he would secure himself from such Attacks by his speedy Marriage; and accordingly proceeded with a young Gentlewoman at London: And at his Return, acquainted his Friends, and in particular, a young Gentlewoman, one of our

    The Amours of Bosvil and Galesia

  • Thus it far'd with this Kind of Heroic Love of late; it has been, as it were, rally'd out of Practice, and its Professors laugh'd out of Countenance, while Interest and loose

    Exilius

  • He hath disgrac'd me and hind'red me half a million; laugh'd at my losses, mock'd at my gains, scorned my nation, thwarted my bargains, cooled my friends, heated mine enemies.

    Dramatis Personae

  •     That to the perfume sweet for joy laugh'd gaily the palace.

    Poems and Fragments

  •     Straight all hopes laugh'd down, each baffled kinsman usurping

    Poems and Fragments

  • I have laugh'd at it -- scolded at it -- griev'd at it -- and I dont know but I may at an unguarded Moment have rip'd at it -- but it is vain to Reason against such Delusions.

    Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 15 April 1776

  • That to the perfume sweet for joy laugh'd gaily the palace.

    The Poems and Fragments of Catullus

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