GAYETY in a Sentence

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1  The Bishop's face at once assumed that expression of gayety which is peculiar to hospitable natures.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
2  My brother imparted all these details with that easy gayety of his with which you are acquainted, interspersing his words with graceful attentions to me.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—DETAILS CONCERNING THE CHEESE-DAIRIES OF PONTA...
3  But in proportion as his youth disappeared, gayety was kindled; he replaced his teeth with buffooneries, his hair with mirth, his health with irony, his weeping eye laughed incessantly.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
4  I repeat, brothers, I repeat, no zeal, no hubbub, no excess; even in witticisms, gayety, jollities, or plays on words.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES
5  One overflows with serenity, with gayety, with ecstasy; one is a radiance amid the night.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—M. MADELEINE IN MOURNING
6  In their toilettes, in their gayety, in the noise which they made, there was sovereignty.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S H...
7  Meanwhile, the drinkers, all three-quarters intoxicated, were repeating their unclean refrain with redoubled gayety; it was a highly spiced and wanton song, in which the Virgin and the infant Jesus were introduced.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S H...
8  Its gayety is of the thunder and its farce holds a sceptre.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—TO SCOFF, TO REIGN
9  He did not love his grandfather much, as the latter's gayety and cynicism repelled him, and his feelings towards his father were gloomy.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
10  The gayety of Geronte shocks and exasperates the melancholy of Werther.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE CONSEQUENCES OF HAVING MET A WARDEN
11  The whiteness of soul in young girls, which is composed of coldness and gayety, resembles snow.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE BATTLE BEGUN
12  Nature, spring, youth, love for her father, the gayety of the birds and flowers, caused something almost resembling forgetfulness to filter gradually, drop by drop, into that soul, which was so virgin and so young.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I—SOLITUDE AND THE BARRACKS COMBINED
13  We find in the eighteenth century, in nearly all the songs of the galleys and prisons, a diabolical and enigmatical gayety.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—SLANG WHICH WEEPS AND SLANG WHICH LAUGHS
14  A beginning full of terror, in which is mingled a sort of formidable gayety.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV—THE EBULLITIONS OF FORMER DAYS
15  To this end, two things are requisite, the size of Paris and its gayety.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER V—ORIGINALITY OF PARIS
Example Sentence:
1  Her manner professed a gayety that she did not feel.