Usage examples for Joie

  1. Have you ever happened, during one of these feasts of reason and flows of soul, when you were bubbling over with joie- de- vivre- have you ever happened to see things? – A Damsel in Distress by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  2. Something potent and heady which will make this officer's sad heart bubble once again with the joie de vivre. – Men, Women and Guns by H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile
  3. Almost under the hill itself, which threatened to roll down on it, and facing a bottomless, muddy street, was the quaint little building giving the note of foreign thrift, of socialism and shrewdness, of joie de vivre to the settlement, the Franco- Belgian co- operative store, with its salle de reunion above and a stage for amateur theatricals. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  4. The sun, standing on America as on a burning altar, drove the cloudy incense of its feu de joie high and red into the air; but a morning tempest boiled angrily above it, and darted its fierce lightnings to meet his ascending rays. – The Campaner Thal and Other Writings by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
  5. On arriving at Searle's a feu- de- joie was fired. – Boating by W. B. Woodgate Commentator: Harvey Mason
  6. Delancey is overflowing with joie de vivre, with curiosity, with a certainty of imminent adventure. – Balloons by Elizabeth Bibesco
  7. Some youths, employed in an adjoining warehouse or law- office, took it into their heads that a feu de joie should be fired on the occasion. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding
  8. All women were to him 'filles de joie. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  9. However, I would not be removed from my civility to them, but sent for a coach, and went with them; and, in our way, Knipp saying that she come out of doors without a dinner to us, I took them to Old Fish Streete, to the very house and woman where I kept my wedding dinner, where I never was since, and there I did give them a joie of salmon, and what else was to be had. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  10. The feu- de- joie was immediately followed by three shouts of acclamation and benediction for the dauphin, given by the whole army as with one voice. – The Old Bell Of Independence; Or, Philadelphia In 1776 by Henry C. Watson
  11. I knew that the Joie de Berry was a fort that could only be carried by mine and assault. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  12. V., 'La Joie, ' Every feeling, every sensation is, in the last instance, the transformation of pain. – Ã‰mile Verhaeren by Stefan Zweig
  13. Before chivalry departed and very shortly after it appeared, that joy, lifted into joie d'amour, glowed like a rose in the gloom of the world. – Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern by Edgar Saltus
  14. Each girl hugged to herself the conviction that with her at least would remain immortal youth; that happen what might to the rest of mankind, no length of years could numb her own splendid vitality and joie de vivre. – A College Girl by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  15. A sham resistance is always made by the people of her camp, in spite of which she fails not to be borne away on a richly caparisoned horse, with loud shouts and feux de joie. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  16. There were over sixty gambling houses and dancing halls supporting more than a thousand filles de joie. – The Secrets of the German War Office by Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves