The serious critic, with the sense of humour
and the power of expression, must inevitably command the world's ear.
But Cecily was such a darling that we did not mind her lack of a sense of humour
He was developing a sense of humour
, and found that he had a knack of saying bitter things, which caught people on the raw; he said them because they amused him, hardly realising how much they hurt, and was much offended when he found that his victims regarded him with active dislike.
Born in savagery, having lived in savagery all their lives and known naught else, their sense of humour
was correspondingly savage.
Charles believed in temptresses, who are indeed the strong man's necessary complement, and having no sense of humour
, he could not purge himself of the thought by a smile.
People have sometimes said that Nietzsche had no sense of humour
It was the colour of milk; but the children did not have their father's sense of humour
, and they looked at him reproachfully as he poured the medicine into Nana's bowl.
I don't know how far a sense of humour
will stand by one.
After all, he thought it a good thing for a man to have his authority respected in his own house, even if his sense of humour
sometimes made him question the force of his mandate.
Indeed, who would have supposed that tolerance, sympathy, and a sense of humour
would inhabit that militant form?
We said how strange it was that, in the face of things like these, there should be a popular notion that the Germans hadn't any sense of humour
It was poured out abruptly with great seriousness and no sense of humour