But when they drew up before the lighted house, and she found herself in the midst of the pleasant stir of festivity
, the coming and going of carriages, the glimpses of bright colors, forms, and faces, the bursts of music, and a general atmosphere of gayety, Polly felt that she was n't all right, and as she drove away for a dull evening in her lonely little room, she just cried as heartily as any child denied a stick of candy.
The sidewalk was obstructed by an assortment of interested neighbours, who opened a lane from time to time for a hurrying messenger bearing from McGary's goods pertinent to festivity
It had more the character of disorderly conduct; disorderly without the human excuse of drunkenness, which at any rate implies good feeling and an amiable leaning towards festivity
Insignificant; no good to anyone; a mere festivity
It had pleased the parties to pass the day of the wedding in retirement, dedicating it solely to the best and purest affections, aloof from the noisy and heartless rejoicings of a compelled festivity
Undertakers on duty would be sprightly beside them; and a collation of funeral-baked meats, in comparison with these meals, would be a sparkling festivity
As he looked at it, he observed that there were flags in some of the principal streets, and other signs of festivity
The child considered for a moment, and reflecting that she must shortly beg, and could scarcely hope to do so at a better place than where crowds of rich ladies and gentlemen were assembled together for purposes of enjoyment and festivity
, determined to accompany these men so far.
A peculiar circumstance attracted his attention: there seemed to be some kind of festivity
going on, there were crowds of gaily dressed townspeople, peasant women, their husbands, and riff-raff of all sorts, all singing and all more or less drunk.
Tartous, SANA The Arab Cultural Center in Tartous held a festivity
in the framework of the psychological support program to the displaced children in the city on Sunday evening.
Summary: Eid in Dubai' is a social celebration that brings together all nationalities and cultures in a three-day festivity
This transitional era is especially important; festivity
represents a significant reflection of public opinion, and from it emerges "a shared symbolic and ritual language of political expression" (p.
The entire region hums with activity in an exhilarating atmosphere of festivity
TARTOUS, (SANA) -- Activities of the 10th festivity
of the Arab Child Day kicked off in Tartous on Saturday in the cultural centers in Tartous, Safita, Sheikh Badr, Drekeesh and the National Theatre in addition to the makeshift residences of displaced children affected by terrorism in several areas.
Syria's Braids" group held a festivity
at the late president Hafez al-Assad Square in Sweida City with wide participation of women to stress national unity and condemn terrorist acts committed by armed groups against the military and civilians.