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Definition: to enjoy

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Romantic Legends of Spain - By Gustavo Adolfo B
...And speaking of the Tavern of the Cats, " I continued, turning to my friend, `` when shall we take a day and go there for luncheon or to enjoy an hour of revel ? " "...
The Bacchae of Euripides - By Euripides, John Edwin Sandys
...After this, Dionysus, passing through Thrace without further resistance, returns to Thebes, the city of his birth, drives the women out of their homes, and makes them hold revel on Cithaeron, to the indignation of Pentheus, their youthful king, who is bent on putting a stop to the scandal and asserting his authority; he is lured out to the hills by Dionysus; where his mother, Agave, under the influence of Bacchic transport,-mistaking him for a wild animal of the chase, tears him in pieces, and thus unwittingly kills her unhappy son ....
The Talisman - By Walter Scott, Hereford Brooke George
...What hoarse tumult and revel used to be before this pavilion !...
In Chancery - By John Galsworthy
...Revelation was alighting like a bird in his heart, singing : 4 Elle est ton revel Elle est ton revel ' Sometimes this seemed natural, sometimes ludicrous--a bad case of elderly rapture ....
Confidence - By Henry James
...I like the beginning--I delight in the approach of it--I revel in the prospect . " "...
The Song of the Lark - By Willa Cather, Houghton Mifflin Company, Riverside Press
...But take it from me, no matter what she pays, or how much she may see fit to lie about it, the real, the master revel is hers . "...
Essays - By Ralph Waldo Emerson
...A holiday, a villtggiatura, a royal revel, the proudest, most heart-rejoicing festival that valor and beauty, power and taste, ever decked and enjoyed, establishes itself on the instant ....
Bonaventure - By George Washington Cable
...Almost all sociality is revel in New-Orleans society, and especially in the society she met ....
The count of Monte-Cristo - By Alexandre Dumas
...Here, I am agreeably surprised by the sight of a garden laid out in such a way as to afford the fullest scope for the imagination, and furnished with thickly-grown trees, beneath which leafy screen a visionary like myself may conjure up phantoms at will, and revel in the dreamy reveries of his own mind ....
Northanger Abbey and Persuasion - By Jane Austen
...On one side was a table, occupied by some chattering girls, cutting up silk and gold paper; and on the other were tressels and trays, bending under the weight of brawn and cold pies, where riotous boys were holding high revel; the whole completed by a roaring Christmas fire, which seemed determined to be heard, in spite of all the noise of the others ....
The Jungle Book - By Rudyard Kipling, John Lockwood Kipling, W. H. Drake, Paul Frenzeny
...He sits down to a sort of revel all by himself ....