JEST Sentence, Example and UsageExamples and usage of JEST in prose and poetry
Usage of "JEST": Examples from famous English Poetry
To better understand the meaning of JEST, certain examples of its usage are presented.Examples from famous English prose on the use of the word JEST
"Those who will jest properly with you are near at hand"- The word/phrase 'jest' was used by 'Rabindranath Tagore' in 'The king of the dark chamber'.
"That is why i laugh at myself and shatter my secret in jest"- 'Rabindranath Tagore' has used the jest in the novel The gardener.
"In her dismay, she takes it for the jest of an unmannerly scheme of creation"- To understand the meaning of jest, please see the following usage by Rabindranath Tagore in The fugitive.
Usage of "JEST" in sentences
"Many a jest told of the keys betraying"
- This term jest was used by Robert Herrick in the Poem Corinna's going a-maying.
"Don't take my soul's poor comfort for your jest"
- This term jest was used by Wilfred Owen in the Poem A terre.
"By any jest of mine. these men are worth"
- This term jest was used by Wilfred Owen in the Poem Apologia pro poemate meo.
"He laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"