Usage examples for glee

  1. And oft I paused to hear at noon A voice that sang for glee; Or mark the white neck glancing down,- The book upon the knee. – The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  2. She danced backwards and forwards in an ecstasy of glee. – Girls of the Forest by L. T. Meade
  3. Startled by the noise the servants made, she woke, and, furious with glee, scattered the rose- leaves in all directions, like a shower of spray in the sunset. – The Light Princess and Other Fairy Stories by George MacDonald
  4. The title of this glee probably suggested the name of the 'Glorious Apollers. – Charles Dickens and Music by James T. Lightwood
  5. Baby, in high glee, was seated on Charlie's shoulder, where she could clutch both hands in his hair and pull until the tears almost started from his eyes. – The Garies and Their Friends by Frank J. Webb
  6. Thus Vera and Leila gained their point and were in high glee over it. – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester
  7. A look of savage glee shone on the Wolf's smooth countenance. – The Boy Scouts on a Submarine by Captain John Blaine
  8. O Daughter come, a walk is free, Lock up the house and bring the key; For sing we must in joy and glee. – Clear Crystals by Clara M. Beede
  9. He joined the others with savage glee as they emptied their revolvers into the bodies. – The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories Strength of Gideon; Mammy Peggy's Pride; Viney's Free Papers; The Fruitful Sleeping of The Rev. Elisha Edwards; The Ingrate; The Case of 'Ca'line'; The Finish of Patsy Barnes; One Man's Fortunes; Jim's Probation; U by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  10. If the thing were possible, he felt a sudden admiring glee at the thought of Roderick's doing it. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  11. Dear faces may surround my hearth With smiles and glee; Or I may dwell alone, and mirth Be strange to me. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  12. Marcoline, who did not like night travelling, was in high glee, and threw her arms around my neck, saying,- " Are we at Avignon now?" – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  13. Nancy's face was almost malicious in its glee. – Girls of the Forest by L. T. Meade
  14. He laughed with glee. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  15. My habits are considered rather good, and I sang bass in the glee club. – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  16. And, ho, for a night of Pagan glee! – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  17. And clapped his hands in glee to see his papa start to shoot. – Rookie Rhymes by The Men of the 1st. and 2nd. Provisional Training Regiments, Plattsburg, New York.