Usage examples for jubilation

  1. The keen air made him happy; and the face of nature, looking as peaceful as the face of a dead man dreaming of heaven, wrought in him jubilation and leaping. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  2. When I first received intimation from the supernal and spanking hand of Hon'ble Mr Punch, that he smiled with fatherly benignity at my humble request that he should offer myself as a regular poorly- paid contributor, I blessed my stars and was as if to jump over the moon for jubilation and sprightfulness. – Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. by F. Anstey
  3. Pioneer came sailing along past the stands and turned out an easy winner by three lengths, at which there was much jubilation among the three friends. – The Sweep Winner by Nat Gould
  4. Upon the two jesters this scene of jubilation was lost, Caillette merely bending closer to the other, with: " But why have you not denounced him to the king?" – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  5. With what jubilation did they catch the tidings of our recent rebellion, as the harbinger of their own redemption from the fate of political decadence and downfall, which our all- absorbing greatness was beginning to make so manifest to the willing apprehension of mankind? – The Right of American Slavery by True Worthy Hoit
  6. But notice was forced upon them, and the reason for the camp's desertion impressed upon her, by the weird, drawn- out scream of jubilation that issued from the old woman's withered throat an instant before her old eyes gave her sight of her mistress and froze the cry at her lips. – The Pirate Woman by Aylward Edward Dingle
  7. Meanwhile, our advance had begun, nor in the midst of the general jubilation was any particular notice taken of us till we were in the middle of the square of Mur and within half a mile of the palace, when we saw by the moonlight that a large body of troops, two or three thousand of them, were drawn up in front of us, apparently to bar our way. – Queen Sheba's Ring by H. Rider Haggard
  8. And as I stood there in the midst of this tumult of applause, this waving sea of good- will, this thunder of jubilation, I felt proud and happy as I never did before. – Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess by Henry W. Fischer
  9. As Heir- Apparent the succeeding sovereign had won great popularity, and was much more generally beloved than his father had been,- so that it was on an extra high wave of jubilation and acclamation that he and his beautiful consort were borne to the Throne. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  10. But Rowland fancied he observed certain signs of inward jubilation on the clever sculptor's part, and walked away with him to learn his private opinion. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  11. With difficulty persuaded to sit down, he showed a countenance in which the gloom he thought decorous struggled against jubilation on his own account: and Warburton had not talked long before his listener's features irresistibly expanded in a happy grin. – Will Warburton by George Gissing
  12. He rode through the streets demurely enough, but on reaching the open country roads his spirits broke forth into wild jubilation, and, urging the butcher's horse to full gallop, he dashed away in true cowboy fashion. – American Fairy Tales by L. Frank Baum
  13. General Thario's jubilation contrasted with the common gloom. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  14. Sweet, delightful, and delicious words which fill the soul and ear with jubilation. – Fraternal Charity by Rev. Father Valuy
  15. Outside the fort the creoles were beginning a noise of jubilation. – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  16. In a few minutes they were on board, greeting their old friend with jubilation, but talking in a subdued tone, for they perceived by Malcolm's that the cutter bore their lady. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  17. This great day was made the occasion for feasting and jubilation, the feasting taking the not uncommon form of a gigantic " Champagne Spree," to which the whole town was invited. – Spinifex and Sand Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Australia by David W Carnegie
  18. This jubilation, however, could not quite last. – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell