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-HOW NATIONS LAUGH.

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HOW NATIONS LAUGH. All the world laughs, though the nation= have different ways of showing mirth. The Chinese laugh is not as hearty or as expres- sive as the European or American. It is oftener a titter than a genuine burst of merriment. There is little character or force in it. As for the Arabian laugh, we hear little of its hilarious ring through the ages of mirth in the old world. The Arab is generally a stolid fellow, who must see good reason for a laugh to be surprised into it. In Persia a man who laughs is considered effeminate, but free licence is given to female merriment. One reads of the grave Turk" and the "sober Egyptian," but it is not recorded that they never have moments of mirth, when the fez bobs or the veil shakes under the pressure of some particu- larly good thing. A traveller on the Conti- nent remarks the Italian mirth as languid. but musical, the German as deliberate, the French as spasmodic and uncertain, while tho upper-class English is guarded and not always genuine, the lower-class English is explosive, the Scottish of all classes is hearty, and the Irish is rollicking.

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