Sentence Examples


  • Purim is the carnival of the Jewish year.
  • Quixote (1733), Esopaida (1734), Os Encantos de Medea (1735), Amphitri¢o (May 1136), Labyrintho de Creta (November 1736), Guerras do Alecrim e Mangerona (carnival of 1737), As Variedades de Proteo (May 1737) and Precipicio de Faetonte (1738).
  • It is celebrated in Catholic countries, as the last day of the carnival, with feasting and merrymaking, of which, in England, the eating of pancakes alone survives as a social custom, the day having been called at one time "Pancake Tuesday."
  • The helicopter rolled as it fell, like a carnival ride without the option to get off.
  • Alive to the danger, the pope knew that his foe must be crushed, and the religious carnival of 1496 afforded a good pretext for stronger proceedings against him.