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Gay

John. 1685--1732, English poet and dramatist; author of The Beggar's Opera (1728)
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It had a most home-like and comfortable quality, and it was made gayer by abundant flags.
She pulled her arm away from Anne, as if in resentment, and ran downstairs, where she was gayer than ever, apparently so much absorbed in bantering her two swains that Diana and Anne felt rather out of it and soon went away.
Madame Rabourdin was gayer and more graceful than ever, like the charger wounded in battle, that still finds strength to carry his master from the field.
Every flower that one could think of, and of every season, stood there in fullest bloom; no picture-book could be gayer or more beautiful.
The garden seemed to brighten, the grass to grow gayer in the strengthening sun, as the crazy truth was told.
I would rather be a parson's wife and teach a Sunday school than this; or a sergeant's lady and ride in the regimental waggon; or, oh, how much gayer it would be to wear spangles and trousers and dance before a booth at a fair.
Something in the thought that was agreeable and flattering, brought her back to her seat in a gayer temper.
There were more seeds and gayer flowers than there used to be, but there were the old trees still--the very tree under which he had lain a thousand times when tired of playing in the sun, and felt the soft, mild sleep of happy boyhood steal gently upon him.
The morning was fine and warm, the ground cool to the feet after the late rain, the hedges gayer and more green, the air clear, and everything fresh and healthful.
As the morning wore on, the tents assumed a gayer and more brilliant appearance, and long lines of carriages came rolling softly on the turf.
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HFC replacements and completed 17 long-term supply agreements with a range of customers," said Ken Gayer, vice president and general manager of Honeywell Fluorine Products.