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Sample sentences for the GRE study word jollity

jollity can be used as a noun

1.Is jollity for apes and grief for boys. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.It was as Hester said, in regard to the unwonted jollity that brightened the faces of the people. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
3.Then again, Stubb was one of those odd sort of humorists, whose jollity is sometimes so curiously ambiguous, as to put all inferiors on their guard in the matter of obeying them. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
4.happened by chance But as a blind man starts a hare And more jollity and welfare, While that they finde love of steel. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
5.know not Out of their sight ye get no more of me But thus I leave in lust and jollity This Cambuscan his lordes feastying. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
6.joke, frolic This treasure hath Fortune unto us given In mirth and jollity our life to liven And lightly as it comes, so will we spend. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
7.His merry men commanded he To make him both game and glee For needes must he fight With a giant with heades three, For paramour and jollity Of one that shone full bright. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
8.This Phoebus, which that thought upon no guile, Deceived was for all his jollity For under him another hadde she, A man of little reputation, Nought worth to Phoebus in comparison. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
9.The corners of her mouth voluptuously turned up, as in the antique masks of Erigone, had an air of encouraging the audacious but her long, shadowy lashes drooped discreetly over the jollity of the lower part of the face as though to call a halt. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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