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  • Cleese is brilliant at using invective to highlight wit, satire, sardony and irony - which I think is its real virtue.

    ccfinlay: Yes, The First Question Is Rhetorical

  • They also confuse the pretended posture of the writer with the writer's actual opinions, which are often concealed by irony, sardony and self-satire.

    ccfinlay: Yes, The First Question Is Rhetorical

  • Your sardony bears the stain of the Old Republican mind: unfettered liberalism breeding questioning and hesitation when decisiveness is key.

    I Am Surrounded By Idiots

  • For this world of colossal heights and fathomless gulfs, of blinding snows, of primeval silence, of infinite revelation, of splendid lights upon manifold summits of opal, topaz, and sardony, all seemed to him the witness and visible manifestation of his most secret and dreadful thoughts.

    Dreams and Dream Stories

  • Stately, simple, with a touch of light humor and sardony.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch


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  • Sweet flora is apt to astonish us,

    As nature is pleased to admonish us,

    For sardony's breath

    Makes mock of our death:

    Her last laugh is risus sardonicus.

    February 28, 2017

  • "Sardony has some resemblance to parsley; it contains a poison which is said to contract the mouth in so peculiar a manner, that the individual affected seems to laugh in expiring.  This horrible laugh has been named, Risis Sardonicus, or Sardonic Laughter.  It is that which we see playing on the lips of Satire, as those of cold Irony.

    There was a devil lurking in his Sneer - Byron"

    page 257 has a floral poetry dictionary.
    see clever comments at sardonic

    February 28, 2017