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  • She was an active church woman, did not drink, smoke, or carouse, defended herself mightily against Cholly, rose above him in every way, and felt she was fulfilling a mother's role conscientiously when she pointed out their father's faults to keep them from having them, or punished them when they showed any slovenliness, no matter how slight, when she worked twelve to sixteen hours a day to support them.†   (source)
  • I was too young to join in the carousing, and often ended up with the job of shaving ice to make snow cones, but it was a pleasant change nevertheless.†   (source)
  • Let them play poker and carouse all they wanted, all Jean Louise wanted was for the old house to be taken care of.†   (source)
  • All the men cheered—the sons, the carousers.†   (source)
  • A wise man would ignore the future and drink and carouse while he still has an opportunity to enjoy this world.†   (source)
  • Legal and semilegit' gaming, sports betting, light night carousing.†   (source)
  • After work Papi and Chuito caroused in the bars on Smith and Elm Streets and every few nights Papi stayed over in Perth Amboy.†   (source)
  • He let them go carouse, keeping just the boys, to help him hold the herd.†   (source)
  • The last faded sobriety of a violent midnight carouser who had loved the boys of three generations roughly, and made some of them into gunslingers.†   (source)
  • What feasting and carousing!†   (source)
  • The drunken carousing to be seen, the foul language to be heard were appalling to many, even among the soldiers themselves.†   (source)
  • When he had ascertained I was not by any means of a Puritan bent, he shared with me some tales of the bawdiness and carousing he had witnessed in the city after the king sailed home from exile.†   (source)
  • Rounding a corner, Max stopped as he saw a half-dozen Trench Rats carousing with a group that had broken into the Pot and Kettle and were rolling its wine barrels up the cellar ramp to break them open in the street.†   (source)
  • The carousing stops.†   (source)
  • She was a tiny, dim person buried in the back of his mind alongside that other person, his past self—that completely unrelated self who went out carousing every weekend and spent his money on cigarettes and fast girls and bootleg whiskey.†   (source)
  • He and Landers were drinking buddies, legendary carousers.†   (source)
  • And again the battle was on, between the responsible self he knew this morning, who would engage a driver at great cost to take him to his duties at the city-to-be in the desert by the sea, and the self who would carouse around the hotel room, stabbing phantom tumors, kicking doors and writing unsendable letters.†   (source)
  • And again, again, again Sped by guests carousing All the ribald catches burst Right into the bedroom, While one wench, as white as snow, To the calls and whistles Once more did her peahen dance Gliding, with hips swinging, Head tossed high And right hand waving, Dancing fast on cobbles— Just a peahen, peahen!†   (source)
  • I expect a salary of at least one large iron man at the end of the week-to carouse on!†   (source)
  • Faith, sir, we were carousing till the second cock;   (source)
  • night, as he was carousing among drunken companions, a letter was put into his hand.   (source)
  • Not that he'd been out carousing: the reverse.†   (source)
  • At the same time he was more of a carouser and spendthrift than ever.†   (source)
  • The windowpanes are so grimy he can scarcely see out of them, the blankets smell of mildew; directly below his room, a group of raucous drinkers carouses till well past midnight.†   (source)
  • Descending from the tree, Eragon wandered the shadows of Ellesmera and observed the elves carousing in the fever of the night.†   (source)
  • All that evening, Eragon and Saphira caroused with Garzhvog, and Eragon fell into his waking dreams while listening to an Urgal chanter recite the tale of Nar Tulkhqa's victory at Stavarosk—or so Garzhvog told him, for Eragon could understand nothing of the Urgals' tongue, other than that it made the dwarves' sound as sweet as honeyed wine.†   (source)
  • Aureliano Segundo's old carousing comrades laid on his casket a wreath that had a purple ribbon with the words:Cease, cows, life is short.†   (source)
  • Clara and Call would both be stiff with them for a week after such a carouse; Clara, if anything, softened slower than Call.†   (source)
  • Those humble replicas of the revelry of former times served to show Aureliano Segundo himself how much his spirits had declined and to what a degree his skill as a masterful carouser had dried up.†   (source)
  • She was so skillful and strict that when Aureliano Segundo instructed one of his carousing companions to pass himself off as the owner of the fortune, she got him all caught up in a minute interrogation sown with subtle traps.†   (source)
  • The house was suddenly filled with unknown guests, with invincible and worldly carousers, and it became necessary to add bedrooms off the courtyard, widen the dining room, and exchange the old table for one that held sixteen people, with new china and silver, and even then they had to eat lunch in shifts.†   (source)
  • During the waking hours when the accounts were bad. they wondered what had happened in the world for the animals not to breed with the same drive as before, why money slipped through their fingers, and why people who a short time before had burned rolls of bills in the carousing considered it highway robbery to charge twelve cents for a raffle of six hens.†   (source)
  • In the past all the townspeople, rich and poor alike, indulged in seasonable festivity; now only a privileged few, those with money to burn, could do so, and they caroused in shamefaced solitude in a dingy back shop or a private room.†   (source)
  • And so the German spirit, carousing in music, in wonderful creations of sound, and wonderful beauties of feeling and mood that were never pressed home to reality, has left the greater part of its practical gifts to decay.†   (source)
  • There were servitors carousing outside wine shops, and old ladies haggling over eggs, and itinerant cads carrying cadges of hawks for sale, and portly aldermen with gold chains, and brown ploughmen with hardly any clothes on except a few bits of leather, and leashes of greyhounds, and strange Eastern men selling parrots, and pretty ladies mincing along in high dunces' caps with veils floating from the top of them, and perhaps a page in front of the lady, carrying a prayer book, if she…†   (source)
  • I'm sure he had quite a nice cultured mind, when he wasn't carousing around.†   (source)
  • One was the great fire on shore, by which the defeated pirates lay carousing in the swamp.†   (source)
  • One day I happened to drop in on him and found him just recovering from a carouse.†   (source)
  • I imagined them callous, hard men, their only joy a carouse with their kind.†   (source)
  • Then we cockbirds will have a jolly carouse to ourselves!†   (source)
  • He might be well-to-do, they say; but he carouses too much in Albany.†   (source)
  • He thought it hardly worth while to call at the shop for his provisions at that hour, Donn and his daughter being probably not up, if they caroused late the night before.†   (source)
  • When they had brought her to the Hall the maiden was placed in an upper chamber, while Hugo and his friends sat down to a long carouse, as was their nightly custom.†   (source)
  • There were, for example, the two skinny dandies, "Max and Moritz," the one seventeen, the other eighteen years old, who offered the ladies much stuff for conversation by slipping out each evening to play poker and carouse.†   (source)
  • …lest lightning might strike him, he had sat, as Tiberius, in a garden at Capri, reading the shameful books of Elephantis, while dwarfs and peacocks strutted round him, and the flute-player mocked the swinger of the censer; and, as Caligula, had caroused with the green-shirted jockeys in their stables and supped in an ivory manger with a jewel-frontleted horse; and, as Domitian, had wandered through a corridor lined with marble mirrors, looking round with haggard eyes for the reflection…†   (source)
  • Archer turned from the fascinated contemplation of a small painting representing two Cardinals carousing, in an octagonal ebony frame set with medallions of onyx.†   (source)
  • And they carouse a lot.†   (source)
  • Another dawn flung itself across the river, a belated taxi hurried along the street, its lamps still shining like burning eyes in a face white from a night's carouse.†   (source)
  • Respectable citizens of the town were awakened in the early dawn by rowdies carousing in the streets.†   (source)
  • The week-end was his chief carouse.†   (source)
  • And then at night, when this throng poured out into the streets to play—fighting, gambling, drinking and carousing, cursing and screaming, laughing and singing, playing banjoes and dancing!†   (source)
  • For a bribe the jailer had furnished liquor to some of the prisoners; singing of ribald songs, fighting, shouting, and carousing was the natural consequence.†   (source)
  • But if he can conceive of her, then in some sort she exists, he thinks, and advancing down the path with his eyes upon sky and branches he rapidly endows them with womanhood; sees with amazement how grave they become; how majestically, as the breeze stirs them, they dispense with a dark flutter of the leaves charity, comprehension, absolution, and then, flinging themselves suddenly aloft, confound the piety of their aspect with a wild carouse.†   (source)
  • They had been attracted more by the prospect of disorder than, by the big wages; and they made the night hideous with singing and carousing, and only went to sleep when the time came for them to get up to work.†   (source)
  • During the ensuing week, the days and nights were of a monotonous sameness as to events; men whose faces Hendon remembered more or less distinctly, came, by day, to gaze at the 'impostor' and repudiate and insult him; and by night the carousing and brawling went on with symmetrical regularity.†   (source)
  • The jailer restored peace by giving the man a sound clubbing about the head and shoulders—then the carousing ceased; and after that, all had an opportunity to sleep who did not mind the annoyance of the moanings and groanings of the two wounded people.†   (source)
  • It was rather a paradox, she thought, that opposed to the continual reports of Stewart's wildness as he caroused from town to town were the continual expressions of good will and faith and hope universally given out by those near her at the ranch.†   (source)
  • The next Legree heard of his mother was, when, one night, as he was carousing among drunken companions, a letter was put into his hand.†   (source)
  • Coppenole went on,— "You are a rogue with whom I have a fancy for carousing, were it to cost me a new dozen of twelve livres of Tours.†   (source)
  • The more business he got, the greater his power seemed to grow of getting at its pith and marrow; and however late at night he sat carousing with Sydney Carton, he always had his points at his fingers' ends in the morning.†   (source)
  • It might have been supposed from his Herculean strength that one night of carousing, even accompanied by the most violent emotions, could have had little effect on him.†   (source)
  • It was fight or look on, all day and every day; and sing, gamble, dance, carouse half the night every night.†   (source)
  • My friends, in bygone days, in those amiable days of yore, people married wisely; they had a good contract, and then they had a good carouse.†   (source)
  • THE ANIMALS Carousing, to-day!†   (source)
  • Rawdon came in from the dining-parlour where all those people were carousing, into his back room; a flare of coarse light following him into the apartment where the lady stood, still very nervous.†   (source)
  • While this conversation was passing in the chamber, Legree, overcome with his carouse, had sunk to sleep in the room below.†   (source)
  • They passed through the hall and the small oak parlour, on the table of which stood the three tumblers and the empty rum-bottle which had served for Sir Pitt's carouse, and through that apartment into Sir Pitt's study, where they found Miss Horrocks, of the guilty ribbons, with a wild air, trying at the presses and escritoires with a bunch of keys.†   (source)
  • He never went about otherwise than surrounded by a small court of bishops and abbés of high lineage, gallant, jovial, and given to carousing on occasion; and more than once the good and devout women of Saint Germain d' Auxerre, when passing at night beneath the brightly illuminated windows of Bourbon, had been scandalized to hear the same voices which had intoned vespers for them during the day carolling, to the clinking of glasses, the bacchic proverb of Benedict XII.†   (source)
  • [Illustration] [Illustration] XIX NIGHT STREET BEFORE MARGARET'S DOOR VALENTINE (a soldier, MARGARET'S brother) When I have sat at some carouse.†   (source)
  • That was more important than carousing.†   (source)
  • Yes, I shall be told, but he was carousing that night, squandering money; he was shown to have had fifteen hundred roubles—where did he get the money?†   (source)
  • There stood the old carouser, And drank the last life-glow; And hurled the hallowed goblet Into the tide below.†   (source)
  • The night after Tom's body had been carried away, he rode to the next town for a carouse, and had a high one.†   (source)
  • It is true she did not know that the Major had had no dinner and that the cloth was laid for him at the Slaughters', and a plate laid thereon to mark that the table was retained, in that very box in which the Major and George had sat many a time carousing, when she was a child just come home from Miss Pinkerton's school.†   (source)
  • Windows were rattling, shutters flapping, and wind carousing, rumbling, and tumbling down the chimney, and, every once in a while, puffing out smoke and ashes, as if a legion of spirits were coming after them.†   (source)
  • And on the other side is love—that new love which had flamed up in his heart, and for that love he needed money; oh, far more than for carousing with his mistress.†   (source)
  • He had been in Mokroe more than once before, he had caroused there for two days together already, he knew the old big house with all its passages and outbuildings.†   (source)
  • You ruffians carousing here!
    Isn't it quite enough that you, my mother's suitors,
    have ravaged it all, my very best, these many years,
    while I was still a boy?†   (source)
  • …the son of a happy man
    whom old age overtook in the midst of his possessions!
    Now, think of the most unlucky mortal ever born—
    since you ask me, yes, they say I am his son."
    "Still," the clear-eyed goddess reassured him,
    "trust me, the gods have not marked out your house
    for such an unsung future,
    not if Penelope has borne a son like you.
    But tell me about all this and spare me nothing.
    What's this banqueting, this crowd carousing here?
    And what part do you play yourself?†   (source)
  • While I tend to these pigs,
    I guard them, pick the best for those carousers
    and send it to the slaughter!"
    His voice rose
    while the stranger ate his meat and drank his wine,
    ravenous, bolting it all down in silence ….
    brooding on ways to serve the suitors right.
    But once he'd supped and refreshed himself with food,
    he filled the wooden bowl he'd been drinking from,
    brimmed it with wine and passed it to his host
    who received the offer gladly, spirit cheered
    as the stranger…†   (source)
  • Joy of the plenteous dinner, strong carouse and drinking?†   (source)
  • If you carouse at the table I carouse at the opposite side of the table, If you meet some stranger in the streets and love him or her, why I often meet strangers in the street and love them.†   (source)
  • — Here, Hamlet, take my napkin, rub thy brows: The queen carouses to thy fortune, Hamlet.†   (source)
  • Sir, I shall not be slack; in sign whereof, Please ye we may contrive this afternoon, And quaff carouses to our mistress' health; And do as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends.†   (source)
  • All is lost; This foul Egyptian hath betrayed me: My fleet hath yielded to the foe; and yonder They cast their caps up, and carouse together Like friends long lost.†   (source)
  • See, here, a rope of pearl; and each, more orient Than that the brave Egyptian queen caroused: Dissolve and drink them.†   (source)
  • —Give me thy hand: Through Alexandria make a jolly march; Bear our hack'd targets like the men that owe them: Had our great palace the capacity To camp this host, we all would sup together, And drink carouses to the next day's fate, Which promises royal peril.†   (source)
  • Obey the bride, you that attend on her; Go to the feast, revel and domineer, Carouse full measure to her maidenhead, Be mad and merry, or go hang yourselves: But for my bonny Kate, she must with me.†   (source)
  • But after many ceremonies done, He calls for wine: 'A health!' quoth he, as if He had been abroad, carousing to his mates After a storm; quaff'd off the muscadel, And threw the sops all in the sexton's face, Having no other reason But that his beard grew thin and hungerly And seem'd to ask him sops as he was drinking.†   (source)
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