Usage examples for Celebrating

  1. By way of celebrating our success, we got up a " clam- bake," minus the clams, in lieu of which we collected and roasted a quantity of muscles, by burying them in the earth, and applying hot stones; they proved excellent eating, and we had " a good time." – The Captive in Patagonia by Benjamin Franklin Bourne
  2. At night there was a splendid illumination; and crowds of people traversed the streets, singing and celebrating the exploits of the champion of liberty and the friend of America. – The Old Bell Of Independence; Or, Philadelphia In 1776 by Henry C. Watson
  3. It was only opened for the purpose of celebrating a Jubilee, and has been closed since 1825. Many and repeated visits are necessary to S. Peter's before the size of the vast interior can be in any way grasped. – Cathedral Cities of Italy by William Wiehe Collins
  4. Too much good fortune is bad for anyone, and for the last few hours Tod had been celebrating not wisely, but too well. – John Marsh's Millions by Charles Klein Arthur Hornblow
  5. We are celebrating this feast with the permission of the King. – Master Olof A Drama in Five Acts by August Strindberg