Usage examples for amuse

  1. 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
  2. Now sit down and amuse me while I rest. – Sword Blades and Poppy Seed by Amy Lowell
  3. Amuse yourself with Mrs. Vandergilt. – H. R. by Edwin Lefevre
  4. Not simply to amuse. – The Reconciliation of Races and Religions by Thomas Kelly Cheyne
  5. However, bring her now to me, she can at least amuse herself with the pictures in the books. – Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  6. How shall I amuse him? – The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland
  7. 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 – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  8. 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
  9. That though did not amuse him so much. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  10. " 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
  11. " After what you just said I guess it wouldn't amuse you, although it has me. – The Ultroom Error by Gerald Allan Sohl
  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. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. They won't amuse you then! – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy
  17. No, if it doesn't amuse you. – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  18. " 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)
  19. I'm sure you already ask questions before them to amuse yourself at my doubt. – Linda Condon by Joseph Hergesheimer