✹ About Monday 27 May 1667 john on 28 May 2020 • Link "It was pleasant to see".The following from the OED probably applies. pleasant, a.[...]A. adj. †4. Amusing, laughable, ridiculous, funny. Obs. 1583 T. Stocker Civ. Warres Lowe C. i. 15 With such other like pleasant iestes. 1604 E. G[rimstone] D'Acosta's Hist. Indies i. xiv. 47 From our Peru‥they might well bring gold, silver, and pleasant monkies. 1688 S. Penton Guard. Instruct. (1897) 43 It was pleasant to see how my Son trembled to see the Proctour come in. [...] Reading this, I recalled his anger at the maids letting in Watermen.