|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|From the crown of his head to the sole of his foot he is all mirth.|
Shakespeare.Much Ado About Nothing, Act III. Scene 2.
|I have of late (but, wherefore, I know not) lost all my mirth, foregone all custom of exercises.|
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act II. Scene 2.
|Prepare for mirth, for mirth becomes a feast.|
Shakespeare.Pericles, Act II. Scene 3.
| A merrier man,|
Within the limit of becoming mirth,
I never spent an hours talk withal.
Shakespeare.Loves Labours Lost, Act II. Scene 1.