1 Hannah hated rain as much as a cat does so she made no trouble, and they rolled away in the luxurious close carriage, feeling very festive and elegant.
2 One of the captivating children, who seem made to be kissed and cuddled, adorned and adored like little goddesses, and produced for general approval on all festive occasions.
3 Demi, as the oldest grandchild, then presented the queen of the day with various gifts, so numerous that they were transported to the festive scene in a wheelbarrow.
4 Christmas and the New Year had been celebrated at Gateshead with the usual festive cheer; presents had been interchanged, dinners and evening parties given.
5 There remained varicolored cotton dresses which Scarlett felt were not festive enough for the occasion, ball dresses and the green sprigged muslin she had worn yesterday.
6 His own, at the moment, lent it a festive readiness of welcome that might well, in a disenchanted eye, have turned to paint and facility.
7 They gave up trying to be festive; they began to talk naturally, as they did at their shops and homes.
8 He felt it not only from the sound of the hoofs of the approaching cavalcade, but because as he drew near everything grew brighter, more joyful, more significant, and more festive around him.
9 There was something naively festive in his air, which, in conjunction with his firm and virile features, gave him a rather comical expression.
10 Anna Pavlovna's presentiment was justified, and all that morning a joyously festive mood reigned in the city.
11 On the present festive occasion he emerged from his room, when the blithe bells were going, the picture of misery, in a full suit of Sunday penitentials.
12 They were driving on their way to dinner with a friend in the most festive state of mind.
13 The light spread upwards from the glass roof making the theatre seem a festive ark, anchored among the hulks of houses, her frail cables of lanterns looping her to her moorings.
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14 You are ignorant of the art of festivals.
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15 Certain unhealthy festivals disaggregate the people and convert them into the populace.
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