1 Dazzled by these tales, freedom became a never-ending picnic, a barbecue every day of the week, a carnival of idleness and theft and insolence.
2 He returned with an entirely new group, and this time there were three automobile fenders and a carnival rattle.
3 I wouldn't care whether it was a laboratory or a carnival.
4 That illustrious building was to Hugh a carnival.
5 He held a little carnival of joy on horseback.
6 She passed now dancing lightly across his memory as she had been that night at the carnival ball, her white dress a little lifted, a white spray nodding in her hair.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James JoyceContext Highlight In Chapter 5
7 There are great, frowning precipices and much falling water, and Nature seem to have held sometime her carnival.
8 Suddenly the bell that gives the signal for the end of the carnival sounded, and at the same instant all the moccoletti were extinguished as if by enchantment.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
9 Many nations are represented, many languages spoken, many costumes worn, and on a sunny day the spectacle is as gay and brilliant as a carnival.