Sentence Examples


  • They broke free of the house into the dark night on a side of the house far from the light and merriment of the party.
  • The proceedings were characterized by excessive merriment and licentiousness.
  • Hours before the start to inspect the engine, as he would have examined a steed; but greater merriment was occasioned by the queen's coachman, who insisted that, as a matter of form, he ought to make-believe to drive the engine.
  • X., were indeed a customary part of ordinary religious feasts; but there they were an outlet for natural merriment, here they have changed their character to express an emotion more sombre and more intense, by which the prophets, and often mere chance spectators too, were so overpowered that they 2 I Sam.
  • Holy merriment," and were celebrating the festival of Osiris.

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