Lexicographical Neighbors of Larkiness
larkiness (current term)
Literary usage of Larkiness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1865)
"... and pausing, we believe, whole days in the pools and pits; during which time, either through sheer larkiness, or because he, like some others, ..."
2. The Incomparable Siddons by Florence Mary Wilson Parsons (1909)
"Through all her battles, she preserved her capacity for 'larkiness.' Aged thirty-five, she enters in her journal, ..."
3. Picture and Text by Henry James (1893)
"May not this breed an irresponsibility of cleverness, a wantonness, an irreverence — what is vulgarly termed a " larkiness "—on the part of the youthful ..."
4. Insanity and its treatment: Lectures on the Treatment, Medical and Legal, of by George Fielding Blandford, Allan McLane Hamilton (1886)
"This gentleman was pronounced by us to be paralytic: first, on account of the peculiar " larkiness " and hilarity exhibited under the circumstances to two ..."
5. Through Turkish Arabia: A Journey from the Mediterranean to Bombay by the by Henry Swainson Cowper (1894)
"He was an amusing, bright little chap, full of larkiness and fun, but troublesome on account of his insatiable curiosity and avarice. ..."