Usage examples for soiree

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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)
  5. Got any soiree dansante? – Slips of Speech by John H. Bechtel
  6. 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
  7. 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