gaiety

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Despite his feverish gayety, even Michel Ardan was touched.
The eyes of D'Artagnan regained their gayety and their brilliancy.
In the midst of their gayety a hunter came galloping into the camp, shouting, or rather yelling, "A trail
He seems to be in earnest; not a vestige is left of the easy gayety of his manner.
It is perhaps remarkable, considering her temperament, that Phoebe oftener chose a strain of pathos than of gayety.
They therefore continued to advance with undiminished gayety.
Unless enlivened by the contagious gayety of your smile," returned Delafield, endeavouring to look excessively unconcerned; "but"--
cried the baron, offering his large hand to his daughter, whom he called "Signora Piombellina,"--another symptom of gayety, to which Ginevra replied by a smile.
The band played its liveliest melodies; the servants kept the glasses constantly filled: round all the tables gayety and freedom reigned supreme.
she cried, throwing her arms round Miss Garth with a feverish gayety -- "congratulate me on my success
The gates of heaven at times seemed to open, and a bland air diffused itself over the earth, when animate and inanimate nature would awaken, and, for a few hours, the gayety of spring shone in every eye and smiled on every field.
There is gravity in her gayety, and gayety in her gravity.