about his belief in the new medical light.
O, he knew how to banter
the common people, Alderman Cute!
Having been challenged by the blacksmith, in a spirit of banter
, to attempt the breaking of a certain incorrigible colt, he succeeded so signally as to earn quite a reputation as a horse-breaker.
On occasion, in a casual sort of way, when she thought hunger pinched hardest, she would send him in a loaf of new baking, awkwardly covering the act with banter
to the effect that it was better than he could bake.
John and I passed the evening at the house, enduring, with the fortitude of long experience, such delicate enough banter
as our likeness naturally suggested.
But he is incapable of defending them in a discussion, and vainly tries to cover his confusion in banter
Glancing at his wife and Vronsky, he went up to the lady of the house, and sitting down for a cup of tea, began talking in his deliberate, always audible voice, in his habitual tone of banter
, ridiculing someone.
When Jasper is restored, he lays a tender hand upon his nephew's shoulder, and, in a tone of voice less troubled than the purport of his words--indeed with something of raillery or banter
in it--thus addresses him:
But in the false excitement she had worked herself into, Mary rudely repulsed the arm, and then, fearing that she had wounded her lover's feelings, she took advantage of the teasing and banter
to recover her good humor.
His prominent, heavy-lidded eyes rolled sideways amorously and languidly, the bedclothes were pulled up to his chin, and his dark smooth moustache covered his thick lips capable of much honeyed banter
For, as for Robin, he does nothing but rally and banter
when I speak of it to him.
Everybody stares to see me using my own; and two or three gentlemen are strongly disposed to banter
me on my prejudices, but don't.