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- n. The quality of being sprightful
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Sprightliness; vigor; animation.
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Take a taste of the sprightfulness of his Muse, out of his _Poly-Olbion_, speaking of his native County _Warwickshire_.
Hon'ble _Mr Punch_, that he smiled with fatherly benignity at my humble request that he should offer myself as a regular poorly-paid contributor, I blessed my stars and was as if to jump over the moon for jubilation and sprightfulness.
If he would not sometimes leave the _r_ out of sprightfulness;
Take a taste of the sprightfulness of his Muse, out of his