Usage examples for joys

  1. Thy babe, my wife, will then hand at thy bosom, to bless with a parent's joys thy grateful husband!" – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  2. Joys the maid To see the blow;- but Meleager far In joy surpass'd her. – The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II by Ovid
  3. He also taught that an author should be indifferent to the joys and sorrows of his characters. – Reminiscences of Anton Chekhov by Maxim Gorky Alexander Kuprin I. A. Bunin
  4. What happiness, what joys can you expect in your present mode of life? – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  5. The German servant brings her intimate joys and sorrows to a good Herrschaft, and expects their sympathy. – Home Life in Germany by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
  6. What are joys of this world, that we should think of them? – Marie by Laura E. Richards
  7. At thirty years of age Eugenie knew none of the joys of life. – Eugenie Grandet by Honore de Balzac
  8. His kingdom belongs to this world, and his theories seek less the joys of the hereafter than of that tangible happiness which is found in the realization of the manly virtues and in that effort to create perfect harmony from which flows perfect peace. – Common Sense Subtitle: How To Exercise It by Yoritomo-Tashi
  9. For virtuous acts and harmless joys The minutes will not stay;- We have always time to welcome them To- day, my friend, to- day. – New National Fourth Reader by Charles J. Barnes and J. Marshall Hawkes
  10. It's all of the joys of Heaven and a sure reward in the hereafter for everybody that's done what they think is right- nothing much, mind you, about what is right. – A Spinner in the Sun by Myrtle Reed
  11. Ye cannot save me from my fate, Nor bring me back departed joys; But ye can try to save the boys. – Poems by Frances E. W. Harper
  12. Selling the Old Home The little house has grown too small, or rather we have grown Too big to dwell within the walls where all our joys were known. – The Path to Home by Edgar A. Guest
  13. Our joys are your joys and our indignations are yours." – The Reverberator by Henry James
  14. He entered Jordan's flood with a full assurance of being hailed with the joyful sentence-" Well done good and faithful servant, enter thou into the joys of thy Lord." – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  15. He might not have known how to spend his money, but he would have spent it in New York on New York joys. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  16. There is a seeking far and wide for pleasure and diversion that should be obtained near home, through the simple joys of domestic life or intimate contact with others who need us in some way. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  17. She was as pagan and as beautiful as the spring, and she brought to them thoughts of elemental joys. – The Precipice by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  18. Wilt thou, I say, forever breed me pain, And wilt thou not restore my joys again? – The Atlantic Book of Modern Plays by Various
  19. Do you not miss the greater joys That come with little girls and boys? – The Path to Home by Edgar A. Guest
  20. This particular believer was in no hurry to taste the joys of Paradise just yet, possibly through some misgiving as to whether he had sufficiently earned them. – The Heath Hover Mystery by Bertram Mitford