REVELRY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of REVELRY
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revelry
 n.  merrymaking, especially, festivity or jollity
Classic Sentence:
1  The sublimities, the perpetuities, might have left him as he was: but this tent pitched for a day's revelry spread a roof of oblivion between himself and his fixed sky.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
2  It was mid-April, and one felt that the revelry had reached its climax and that the desultory groups in the square and gardens would soon dissolve and re-form in other scenes.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
3  When the revelry of his companions had mounted to its height, this man slipped away unobserved, and I saw no more of him till he became my comrade on the sea.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
4  From the village were heard the distant sounds of revelry, mixed occasionally with loud laughter, sometimes broken by screams, and sometimes by wild strains of distant music.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
5  To the young and wild nobles, he held out the prospect of unpunished license and uncontrolled revelry; to the ambitious, that of power, and to the covetous, that of increased wealth and extended domains.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
6  Instead of the spectacle of gloomy and silent death, the Piazza del Popolo presented a spectacle of gay and noisy mirth and revelry.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
Example Sentence:
1  The cause for the latest revelry is the fact that the government appears to be in a position to make an $8 billion gain on the stock it holds in Citigroup.