Word usage examples
When Alec still looked dubious, Seregil clapped him on the shoulder in mock exasperation.
And behind it all I saw the ineffable malignity of primordial necromancy, black and amorphous, and fumbling greedily after me in the darkness to choke out the spirit that had dared to mock it by emulation.
That he could do with himself what he would, that he created a new thing without overturning the old, that he won men to himself by announcing the Father, that he inspired without fanaticism, set up a kingdom without politics, set men free from the world without asceticism, was a teacher without theology, at a time of fanaticism and politics, asceticism and theology, is the great miracle of his person, and that he who preached the Sermon on the Mount declared himself in respect of his life and death, to be the Redeemer and Judge of the world, is the offence and foolishness which mock all reason.
The twisted features, eyeless and locked in an endless scream, mocked him from the ashy ground.
Choose then between the vengeance of Atene and her love, since I am not minded to be mocked in my own land as a wanton who sought a stranger and was--refused.
Instead, Michel was imprisoned in the scriptorium while his squire, Aumery, led the knight-brothers in a mock melee.
The man currently occupying the Judean throne was Herod Agrippa, grandson of Herod the Great, and nephew of Herod Antipas who had slain the Baptist and mocked the Nazarene.
Thus she laughed and mocked, and the Basha, hearing her, took shame of his crawling fears, and made a poor show of joining her.
The basher would find a reason to delay any citizen from entering the shop whenever a Mocker was inside.
Connetable de Montmorency, Calvin, the three Colignys, Theodore de Beze, she needed to possess and to display the rare qualities and precious gifts of a statesman under the mocking fire of the Calvinist press.