Usage examples for soiree

  1. I haven't danced since the soiree at South Place twenty years ago. – You-Never-Can-Tell by Shaw, Bernard
  2. I will not go this evening to the soiree of the queen- mother; this is decided. – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  3. Well, they put in an appearance at a particularly animated soiree. – Hedda Gabler Play In Four Acts by Henrik Ibsen
  4. Thanks to the adroitness of Pilleneure, Voltaire appeared at the soiree of the queen- mother in a handsome, well- fitting black coat. – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  5. He assured me more and more that his resolution was fixed, and thereupon I took leave of him, the hour for his soiree having arrived. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 12 And His Court and of The Regency by Duc de Saint-Simon
  6. Mademoiselle Gontier refuses to come to recite at my next soiree!" – Zibeline, Complete by Phillipe de Massa Last Updated: March 2, 2009
  7. She had slept a sleep so profound, after the soiree of the day before, on which she had thought she perceived in her mother's attitude between the Polish count and the American painter a proof of certain innocence. – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  8. They are always in for all the evening, for they know all games, and all that is neccessary for a gastronomical soiree. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin
  9. All swore that they had never spent, intellectually speaking, a more charming soiree, and pitied me for being unable to enter thoroughly into the spirit of the dialogue. – First Footsteps in East Africa or, an Exploration of Harar by Richard F. Burton
  10. So she slept, on the night which followed that soiree, a sleep as profound, as refreshing, as if Gorka had never returned with vengeance in his heart, with threats in his eyes. – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  11. A few days after his arrival, during a soiree at the prefecture, he made answer to a rather foolish question, that the most able, intelligent, and distinguished woman he had met in the town was Madame Graslin. – The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac
  12. Got any soiree dansante? – Slips of Speech by John H. Bechtel
  13. Wednesday night soon came round, and Anna was permitted to go, unattended by either of her parents, to the so- called soiree at Mrs. Ashton's. – The Home Mission by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  14. Now as each the same evening her soiree announces, What better, he asks, can be done, Than drink water from eight until ten with the Flounces, And then wine with the Fleeces till one! – Masterpieces Of American Wit And Humor by Thomas L. Masson (Editor)
  15. There were rides and public entertainments, select dinner parties and little tete a tete's, besides one grand, brilliant soiree at the senator's mansion which Lily must not fail to attend! – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  16. Chopin went to a soiree at Dr. Kreyssig's and was overwhelmed at the sight of a circle of dames armed with knitting needles which they used during the intervals of music- making in the most formidable manner. – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  17. He had described her first soiree during the previous year, when she had made her debut at that mansion on her arrival in Paris. – Paris From the "Three Cities" by Emile Zola
  18. Then there were little vases, and boxes, and caskets standing upon all possible places, with a rare flower in some one of them often, sent by some kind dowager who wished to make sure of Abel at a dinner or a select soiree. – Trumps by George William Curtis