How to use Revelry in a sentence
John (Johann Bockelson) of Leiden (1510-1536) took his place and the town became the scene of the grossest licence and cruelty, until in 1535 it was taken by the besieging bishop. Unhappily the Anabaptists have always been remembered by the crimes of John of Leiden and the revelry of Munster.
In England a parish-ale or feast was always held after the perambulation, which assured its popularity, and in Henry VIII.'s reign the occasion had become an excuse for so much revelry that it attracted the condemnation of a preacher who declared "these solemne and accustomable processions and supplications be nowe growen into a right foule and detestable abuse."
In keeping with this, her festivals at Naxos present a double character; the one, full of mourning and sadness, represents her death or abandonment by Theseus, the other, full of joy and revelry, celebrates her awakening from sleep and marriage with Dionysus.
The over-haste of the Puritans to drill England into ways of morality and virtue had thrown at least the upper classes into a slough of revelry and baseness.
Stories of witch revelry seen by belated travelers were often told.Advertisement
Ice breakers are designed to get the revelry flowing and help those guests who don't know anyone to feel more at ease.
He took him to a house blazing with light hard by, where there was singing and dancing and much revelry.
In the dying minutes of the old year revelry was at its height and the crowded ballroom presented a happy scene.
O Shamsi Tabriz, I am so drunken in this world, That except of drunkenness and revelry I have no tale to tell.
A party of soldiers wearing the inelegant costume ' ' of the line ' ' are making the place echo with their boisterous revelry.Advertisement
Small Talk fancies a night of late-night revelry in our fair capital, preferably with a bevy of buxom beauties.
From Bristol you can expect a gorgeous city that's big on coffee houses, friendly pub revelry and slow-paced shopping.. .
Quot murderers ' row sojourn of conservative revelry on the national they do n't reflect.
From Bristol you can expect a gorgeous city that 's big on coffee houses, friendly pub revelry and slow-paced shopping...
For those who need their beauty sleep a designated quiet camping area will offer a peaceful haven away from the night's revelry.Advertisement
At dawn a naked man interrupted some of the Druid rituals, but his drunken revelry merely caused cheers and amusement.
Quot murderers ' row sojourn of conservative revelry on the national they don't reflect.
For those who need their beauty sleep a designated quiet camping area will offer a peaceful haven away from the night 's revelry.
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