This is so true that debts are, in pleasantry, spoken of as a sign of a nation's progress.
Eve thought so too, and she lost all her desire for pleasantry.
At this pleasantry the train laughed, so that their irons clanked more than ever.
I could have kicked him for that pleasantry—if he had not been just then too important a personage to kick.
He indulged but rarely in pleasantry; but when anything of the kind escaped him, it was sure to tell.
Thorpe grinned faintly at the hint of pleasantry, but he did not relinquish his point.
With all the pungency, and nearly all the pleasantry of hers, it has less of spontaneous volubility.
He laughed uproariously at his pleasantry as he leapt into the saddle.
She sought to detain them for a little talk and some pleasantry.
She laughed briefly, as at a pleasantry, and so Henry laughed too.