Thus, when he said, "I call it the late Republican party," it was with a chuckle so good-natured, so free from acidity and self-conceit, that only a pretty stiff partisan could have taken offense.
He chuckled and made ahead as fast as his long legs could carry him.
"He says he's a-goin' to hang me to that poplar whar floats them Stars and Bars"--Captain Mayhall Wells chuckled--"an' he says he's a-goin' to hang you thar fust, though; have you heerd that, purveyor?"
Panton chuckled--"I have reason to believe she did write, but I need hardly say that, as far as she was concerned, nothing came of it!"
He can't bluff me, the chucklehead.
He would wittily say it wasn't Christian and wasn't science; merely the chuckleheadedness of a lot of women.
Cowper was in a terrible fit of melancholy when Lady Austen told him the story, which proved to be better than medicine, for all night long chuckles and suppressed laughter were heard in the poet's bedroom.
On the other side, the Federalists returned cheer for cheer,--looked with true British contempt on the warlike struggles of the restless Frenchman,--chuckled over the disasters which befell "his little popgun fleets,"--and damned the Democrats for a pack of poor, dirty, blasphemous cutthroats.