Usage examples for amuse

  1. " But the old man said, 'Winters are best of all- when it's fierce outside, and there's nothing but yourself to amuse yourself with! – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  2. He told me his latest story, when I thought to try and amuse him with one or two of mine, which I was very successful in doing. – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston
  3. How shall I amuse him? – The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland
  4. No, if it doesn't amuse you. – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  5. Now sit down and amuse me while I rest. – Sword Blades and Poppy Seed by Amy Lowell
  6. Carolyn May appreciated their attempts to amuse her, but she clung close to Benjamin, for she had a question in her mind that only he, she thought, could answer. – Carolyn of the Corners by Ruth Belmore Endicott
  7. " Frank will amuse Mr Dornford's boys," said Amy, who knew all their names, though she had never been accustomed to visit in the neighbourhood. – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  8. I'm sure you already ask questions before them to amuse yourself at my doubt. – Linda Condon by Joseph Hergesheimer
  9. Not simply to amuse. – The Reconciliation of Races and Religions by Thomas Kelly Cheyne
  10. They won't amuse you then! – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy
  11. Amuse yourself with Mrs. Vandergilt. – H. R. by Edwin Lefevre
  12. We want you to pour out tea for us; and I won't attempt to talk, but just lie still and amuse myself listening to you. – A Houseful of Girls by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  13. " After what you just said I guess it wouldn't amuse you, although it has me. – The Ultroom Error by Gerald Allan Sohl
  14. However, bring her now to me, she can at least amuse herself with the pictures in the books. – Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  15. Yes, dearest, if it will amuse you. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  16. The grandfather, as soon as the child could play about, gave him a bow and arrows to amuse himself. – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  17. They have had twelve nights and twelve days of battle, and it has lost its power to amuse. – Notes of a War Correspondent by Richard Harding Davis
  18. That though did not amuse him so much. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  19. It was a real pleasure for Violet to comfort and amuse this friend, from whom she was constantly learning some new thing. – Violet: A Fairy Story by Caroline Snowden Guild