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Usage examples for amusement

  1. He answered, as he felt, that it was a matter of no consequence to him- that he had done exactly what he had determined; that in the course of the whole time he had been losing this money he had had a great deal of amusement in society, had seen a vast deal of human nature and manners, which he could not otherwise have seen, and that he thought his money exceedingly well employed. – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  2. My mouth twitched in the first amusement I had felt since we entered this uncanny place. – The Door Through Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  3. You will believe that to him we never appear to regard anything he does as anything more than a schoolboy's amusement. – Stories of Authors, British and American by Edwin Watts Chubb
  4. After hours of self- amusement he would lie down as if life were useless, and wait until something or somebody came along to amuse him. – The Human Side of Animals by Royal Dixon
  5. " Even if she did, Maraquito's salon would hardly be the place she would choose for her amusement. – The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume
  6. I smiled, but more in sadness than amusement. – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  7. She felt that she had not had enough amusement. – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  8. One must be very hard driven for amusement! – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  9. Without the lesson the amusement will not be there. – A History of English Prose Fiction by Bayard Tuckerman
  10. " Amusement," said Trix slowly. – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  11. His blue eyes were shining with a sort of earnest amusement. – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  12. Hope Wayne's look of anxious surprise melted into an expression of intense amusement. – Trumps by George William Curtis
  13. She should not go alone with other young men to places of amusement or entertainment. – The Etiquette of To-day by Edith B. Ordway
  14. Of course, I didn't go for amusement. – Ranching for Sylvia by Harold Bindloss
  15. It was not for amusement, however, that he was there, but for something far more important. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  16. She waved her hand and ran off, leaving Walden in a mood between perplexity and amusement. – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  17. Pamela noticed the change with amusement. – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  18. To her great amusement he thanked her by saying: " You are good. – Ten Boys from History by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  19. Winnington's voice shewed amusement. – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
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