Usage examples for spirits

  1. If you seek to learn of the nature of these spirits, they are of the nature partly of man, and partly of a loftier being. – Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut by Wace
  2. So he was in good spirits. – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  3. It was near the middle of the afternoon, and Ned Chadmund was the only one of the company that seemed to be full of life and spirits. – Through Apache Lands by R. H. Jayne
  4. It is impossible not to be in good spirits when you are with him. – The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 by Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  5. He was in high spirits and the world was good again. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  6. Stiles said nothing to Nickleby about this secret confession and for a time he recovered his spirits. – Every Man for Himself by Hopkins Moorhouse
  7. The evoker of spirits saw them too, and said that one of them held up his arms and they were without hands. – Ideas of Good and Evil by William Butler Yeats
  8. Our success put us all in spirits, and we were ready to do or to dare anything. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. He seemed in the best of spirits. – Here and Hereafter by Barry Pain
  10. And they were both in good spirits. – The Wife and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  11. He was away for about an hour, and came back in the best of spirits. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  12. O for joy my spirits were quick To hear the bird how merrily she could sing, And I said, good Lord, defend England with Thy most holy hand And save noble George our King. – England of My Heart--Spring by Edward Hutton
  13. She was sad now and out of spirits, poor thing, because, no doubt, of this horrid business with Lady Henry, to whom, by- the- way, he had written his mind. – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  14. He and Sandy saw Matilda off on her journey three days later, in high spirits. – A Son of the Hills by Harriet T. Comstock
  15. One or two, or all these things, suddenly raised the children's spirits. – The Story of the Amulet by E. Nesbit
  16. Neither wine, nor whisky, nor spirits of any sort shall ever again pass my lips. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  17. Grandon's spirits rise a trifle. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  18. They think these spirits watch every act of their lives. – Our Little Korean Cousin by H. Lee M. Pike
  19. Carshaw entered in high spirits. – The Bartlett Mystery by Louis Tracy
  20. As Mr. Montresor said to me yesterday, 'As soon as that woman comes into a room, my spirits go up! – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward