After her departure there was still the attempt to keep up the ancient fire of witticism, and "la la la la!"
Aunt Agathe, always ready with a witticism, risked several jokes.
Sometimes the listeners smiled at some witticism, but most of the time they were interested in a sober way.
And deriving much comfort from this witticism, she went on her way.
Heine forgot that in another place he had uttered this witticism in his own name.
He ought to have joined in the laugh, and rewarded Archy on the spot for so good a witticism.
A roar of unrestrained laughter went up at this witticism, and the orator had some ado to master his wrath.
He thought this was a capital joke, and followed his witticism with a laugh.
His huge chest, padded with fat, shook with merriment at his own witticism.
That witticism on poor Kopovski was repeated throughout Warsaw.