Sentence Examples

  • He could jest, it was said, even in his last moments.
  • "He had his jest, and they had his estate."
  • In jest, he stated that Jonathan was merely seeking the best fashion example he could find.
  • On the way, he was joined by a Moor, who began to jest at some of the Christian doctrines, especially at the perpetual virginity of the Blessed Virgin.
  • Camille Desmoulins, in jest and mockery, said of Saint-Just - the youth with the beautiful countenance and the long fair locks- "He carries his head like a Holy Sacrament."

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