Usage examples for merry

  1. Suddenly she burst into a merry but scarcely lady- like laugh. – Historic Girls by E. S. Brooks
  2. 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 – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  3. 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
  4. My Lord Wariston, you are not merry to night. – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  5. But I guess it ain't such a merry jest as it seems. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. " 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
  9. Is he not merry now? – A King, and No King by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Well, why should one not enjoy a merry evening after a well- spent day? – A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
  13. Thank you all, and a Merry Christmas to every one of you! – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd
  14. They liked the line- up of merry girls, with most of whom they now had some acquaintance. – Marjorie Dean College Freshman by Pauline Lester
  15. She seemed bent on being merry. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  16. And Eumaeus answered: Eat, stranger, and make merry with what thou hast. – The Story Of The Odyssey by The Rev. Alfred J. Church
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. A Merry Party is the usual title. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  20. 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