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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Laugh
 
When we shall have succeeded, then will be our time to rejoice, and freely laugh.
        Buckley’s Sophocles.—Electra, Page 153.
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They laugh that win.
        Shakespeare.—Othello, Act IV. Scene 2. (The Moor on watching Iago ply Cassio about Desdemona’s love for him.)
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        The long, loud laugh, sincere;
The kiss, snatch’d hasty from the sidelong maid,
On purpose guardless, or pretending sleep.
        Thomson.—Winter.
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To laugh were want of goodness and of grace,
And to be grave, exceeds all power of face.
        Pope.—Prol. to Satires, Line 35.
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Laugh and be fat, sir.
        Ben Jonson.—The Penates.
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Laugh and shake in Rabelais’ easy-chair.
        Pope.—The Dunciad, Book I. Line 22.
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I am tipsy with laughing.
        Congreve.—The Way of the World, Act IV. Scene 8.
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