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Morbi dignissim, sem nec finibus luctus, turpis lacus ornare risus, et vulputate nibh est vel lacus.
They seem, as it were, to know him, and to greet him with such risus sardonicus as they can muster.
The angles of the mouth may be retracted, producing a grinning expression known as the risus sardonicus.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
At all times gratus puellæ risus ab angulo; so that we listen to their little gossip with interest.
The corners of the mouth frequently retracted into a disagreeable smile, called risus Sardonicus.Zoonomia, Vol. II|Erasmus Darwin
Noverat hoc qui dixerat: "Risus dolore miscebitur, et extrema gaudii luctus occupat."Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer