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Quotes of merry

  1. When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it. – George Byron
  2. We were young, we were merry we were very, very wise, And the door stood open at our feast, When there passed us a woman with the West in her eyes, And a man with his back to the East. – Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
  3. When you're on a merry -go -round, you miss a lot of the scenery. – Neil Diamond
  4. Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun. – Matt Groening
  5. Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant. – Washington Irving
  6. A merry companion is as good as a wagon. – John Lyly
  7. A clock struck out the hour of twelve, and the bird in the hedgerow was still singing as we marched out to the roadway, and followed our merry pipers home to town. – Patrick MacGill
  8. When blithe to argument I come, Though armed with facts, and merry May Providence protect me from The fool as adversary, Whose mind to him a kingdom is Where reason lacks dominion, Who calls conviction prejudice And prejudice opinion. – Phyllis McGinley
  9. A merry heart doeth good like medicine. – King Solomon
  10. A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance. – King Solomon
  11. You don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry -go -round will wave at his parents every time around- and why his parents will always wave back. – William D. Tammeus
  12. In the 21st century, white America got a wake -up call after 9/11/01. White America and the western world came to realize that people of color had not gone away, faded into the woodwork or just 'disappeared' as the Great White West kept on its merry way of ignoring black concerns. – Jeremiah Wright

Usage examples for merry

  1. In the evening comes Sir W. Pen, pretty merry to sit with me and talk, which we did for an hour or two, and so good night, and I to bed. – 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
  2. She seemed bent on being merry – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  3. Is he not merry now? – A King, and No King by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  4. Well, why should one not enjoy a merry evening after a well- spent day? – A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
  5. There is, Mr Templemore, a time for all things- a time to be merry and a time to be serious. – The Pirate by Frederick Marryat
  6. A Merry Party is the usual title. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  7. He says that we must eat and drink and- be merry she flung out her hands with a little gesture of protest, " but he really isn't merry I see. – The Gay Cockade by Temple Bailey
  8. It was not a deep laugh and a laugh all over, as boys generally do when they are merry – Around The Tea-Table by T. De Witt Talmage
  9. My Lord Wariston, you are not merry to night. – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  10. Thank you all, and a Merry Christmas to every one of you! – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd
  11. " Merry Christmas, little people," she cried in a voice they had not heard in a long time. – A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton-Porter
  12. But I guess it ain't such a merry jest as it seems. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  13. Suddenly she burst into a merry but scarcely lady- like laugh. – Historic Girls by E. S. Brooks
  14. That lady, who was well known in Paris, told her one day that, if she wished to make the king very merry she had only to ask him how he treated his old wife. – 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. It was after the merry line was dancing back into place that Joel happened to glance up at the window of the kitchen. – The Adventures of Joel Pepper by Margaret Sidney
  16. Looking up, he surprised a merry gleam in Captain Carver's eyes and Paddy striving hard to remain sober. – The Argus Pheasant by John Charles Beecham
  17. But since you all came, I have been in a new world altogether,- a great, merry laughing world, with such lots of children and fun- And noise! – Hildegarde's Neighbors by Laura E. Richards
  18. And she began singing it to a merry tune at the top of her voice; a voice so clear and ringing that it was a pleasure to hear it. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  19. And Eumaeus answered: Eat, stranger, and make merry with what thou hast. – The Story Of The Odyssey by The Rev. Alfred J. Church
  20. They liked the line- up of merry girls, with most of whom they now had some acquaintance. – Marjorie Dean College Freshman by Pauline Lester

Rhymes for merry