This fact, and the similar occurrence during my first talk with Tars Tarkas, convinced me that we had at least something in common; the ability to smile, therefore to laugh; denoting a sense of humor
Conscious of having honestly presented himself at the inn in Anne's interests, as well as in the interests of the ladies at Windygates, it appealed to his sense of humor
to find himself kept at arm's-length by the very woman whom he had come to benefit.
When we saw this, there was nothing else for us to do but to rise from our chairs, shake our two predecessors warmly by the hand and congratulate them on thinking of this charming little joke, which proved that the old French sense of humor
was never likely to become extinct.
Her sense of humor
was developing, and the speeches that would have hurt her at fourteen were becoming merely food for amusement now.
Gaynsforth, although he was an Englishman and young, showed himself to be possessed of a sense of humor
Surely my sense of humor
will preserve me from it, though.
You must excuse me," he said, "but a sense of humor
was always my undoing, and this reversal of our positions is a little odd, isn't it?
But he was not without a sense of humor
, and the situation as it now was forced upon him struck him as amusing.
His good nature checked his resenting the young minister's lofty admonitions, and his tough, inelastic sense of humor
forbade his taking them seriously.
He had a sense of humor
, and later on, when he became an old hand, he used to think it fun to board a streetcar and see what happened.
A jay can cry, a jay can laugh, a jay can feel shame, a jay can reason and plan and discuss, a jay likes gossip and scandal, a jay has got a sense of humor
, a jay knows when he is an ass just as well as you do--maybe better.
Her worst enemies admitted that the honorable Lavia had redeeming qualities, and owned that a keen sense of humor
was one of her merits.