Usage examples for entertainment

  1. For two years Charlotte's virtues were expressed in quiet, almost thoughtful home- devotion, entertainment of poor relatives, and church- work. – Our Nervous Friends Illustrating the Mastery of Nervousness by Robert S. Carroll
  2. Then, on the evening, her health being quite above suspicion, he took her to a magnificent entertainment. – A Second Home by Honore de Balzac
  3. There was a dinner and entertainment for the men. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  4. Every one in the audience expected that Colonel Barthelmy, who had arranged this part of the entertainment, would produce something extremely amusing. – The Nameless Castle by Maurus Jókai
  5. Here is every arrangement conceivable for entertainment; on one side the Pacific ocean; on the other the Coast Range Mountains, a very pleasant resort for the very rich; but we found there at this time more servants than guests. – The Gentleman from Everywhere by James Henry Foss
  6. This, it was plain, was an extremely popular part of the entertainment. – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  7. He wrote out of his own mind and soul, not for the entertainment of the idle folk of his own or any other day, but for men who in all times and countries should prove capable of knowing a great work when they saw it. – Milton by John Bailey
  8. It was just possible she might meet her, if the entertainment at Updene farm had come off. – The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols by William Black
  9. Visitors were not an every- day luxury in the High Valley, and too much care could not be taken for their entertainment, it seemed. – Clover by Susan Coolidge
  10. The shout of the crowd brought Sir Henry back, and the other entertainment lost a guest. – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew
  11. This made his entertainment at any meal a matter of agitated consideration among the ladies of Amber Guiting. – Jan and Her Job by L. Allen Harker
  12. I could not give a large entertainment and leave out my nearest friend and her family. – The Son of My Friend New Temperance Tales No. 1 by T. S. Arthur
  13. The entire evening will be given over to entertainment." – The So-called Human Race by Bert Leston Taylor
  14. This entertainment lasted for two hours, and we returned to the town well pleased with one another. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. I must first request you to order a splendid entertainment to be prepared. – The-Bravo-of-Venice-a-romance by Lewis, M. G. (Matthew Gregory)
  16. Doon did not need any entertainment at all. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  17. When asked why he had not come to one entertainment, he said that he had been sent off late in the afternoon to take two horses miles away down the country- I forget where- and had been on the road most of the night. – Change in the Village by (AKA George Bourne) George Sturt
  18. She went slowly off over the grounds, meditating whether the people would be satisfied with so very at- arms'- length an entertainment. – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell
  19. Except you admit it into your souls, it can have no suitable entertainment there alone. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  20. For people who have their wives with them, it is not difficult to provide entertainment on such an occasion. – The-Brick-Moon-and-Other-Stories by Hale, Edward Everett