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They jested on this theme until Nancy chose to become serious again.
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For some time Rosabella was unusually gay; she sang to her harp the most lively airs, and jested with Camilla for looking so serious and so uneasy; but when mid-day approached, her spirits began to forsake her.
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Now as I hung thus in my shame and misery, faint with my hurts and parched with cruel thirst, my gaze lighted upon a small, bony man-a merry-eyed fellow with wide, up-curving mouth, who laughed and jested continually; it was as he stooped for some missile or other that his eye met mine, and in that bright eye methought I read a sudden pity.
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As they passed, the soldiers jested with them in the patois of East Anglia, whereupon the fellows laughed, and appeared to jest with the soldiers; but what they said who knows, it being in a rough guttural language, strange and wild.
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They jested; they laughed; they hummed scraps of songs; they had a greeting for every boat that passed.
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Here the voice of Abelard thundered new truths, and Rabelais jested, and Petrarch discoursed with the doctors.
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Out in Piccadilly its heartening warmth seemed to infuse into traffic and pedestrians alike a novel jauntiness, so that bus drivers jested and even the lips of chauffeurs uncurled into not unkindly smiles.
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If she jested with Wilfrid it was with the idleness of one condescending to subjects below the plane of her interests.
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Though not sober, he would hardly have jested then, and in such a fashion.
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Lola threw herself into my mood and jested as if she had never heard of an undesirable husband who had been kicked out of the French Army.
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As I grew older, I saw my power and indulged it; and, being scolded for sarcasm, I was flattered into believing I had wit; so I punned and jested, lampooned and satirized, till I was as much a torment to others as I was tormented myself.
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Morton, you have often praised, my uncle has often jested at, the womanish softness of my face.
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When the subjugated towns of Capua and Atella were abandoned without restraint to the unbridled wit of the Roman farce, so that the latter town became its very stronghold, and when other writers of comedy jested over the fact that the Campanian serfs had already learned to survive amidst the deadly atmosphere in which even the hardiest race of slaves, the Syrians, pined away; such unfeeling mockeries re-echoed the scorn of the victors, but not less the cry of distress from the down-trodden nations.
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By a dozen unquestionable marks he identified the girl he had jested with the day before.
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But jested with the heart that lov'd me well.
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From time to time he brought cowboys to her and introduced them, and laughed and jested, trying to make the ordeal less embarrassing for these men so little used to women.
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That he never read the Bible; never went to church; that he jested and made free with any and every thing that came in the way of his wit; that he spent his Sunday evenings at the opera or theatre; that he went to wine parties, and clubs, and suppers, oftener than was at all expedient,-were all things that Tom could see as plainly as anybody, and on which he based a conviction that "Mas'r wasn't a Christian;"-a conviction, however, which he would have been very slow to express to any one else, but on which he founded many prayers, in his own simple fashion, when he was by himself in his little dormitory.
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He talked and jested with the other girls, exchanged books and puzzles with them, discussed lessons and plans, sometimes walked home with one or the other of them from prayer meeting or Debating Club.
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He was so gay in relating his childish prank, he jested so merrily about his ruin, that the Countess looked at him in surprise, as he had looked at her on entering....
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The ancient blood of the Palatines, with regard to which Dorsenne always jested, boiled in his veins.
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Examples of Jested

Example #1
I shall have a good long day of work; except that I've promised to go in the afternoon, and have tea with the little girls at Champion Hill.
Example #2
It oughtn't to be difficult.
Example #3
She quitted her instrument, and paced the chamber with unsteady steps.
Example #4
Camilla's love for her fair pupil had broken her repose; she loved Rosabella as had she been her daughter, and was aware that on this interesting day depended the love-sick girl's whole future happiness.
Example #5
At length, the big fellow having sufficiently trounced his opponent, the crowd betook itself (and very joyously) to my further baiting and torment.
Example #6
Thus for some while, during which the fight raged, I was left unmolested and looked hither and thither amid the swaying throng for this fellow, Adam Penfeather, but he was vanished quite.