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Parody, a literary travesty of a serious composition in which the style and verbiage of the original are imitated for the expression of quite different and generally ridiculous ideas, or in which mannerisms are absurdly exaggerated. An instance of a parody which is as serious, but for the obviousness of the imitation, as the original is Mr. Carroll's, 41 Take care of the sense, and the sounds will take care of themselves."