The result was celebrated by joyous festivities in all the East.
I confess all these festivities and fireworks are becoming wearisome.
Perhaps I could go for the festivities then come back here before the full moon.
Dancing and festivities are forbidden, fasting enjoined and purple vestments are worn in the church services.
The Venetian government now put aside its resentment and was officially represented at the magnificent wedding festivities, for it saw in Bianca Cappello an instrument for cementing good relations with Tuscany.