masquerade


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All I can conclude from it, sir," said he, "is, that you are a very happy man; for I make no doubt but these were sent you by some lady whom you will have the happiness of meeting at the masquerade.
Mr Jones having now determined to go to the masquerade that evening, Mr Nightingale offered to conduct him thither.
When the two gentlemen were both attired for the masquerade, and Mr Nightingale had given orders for chairs to be sent for, a circumstance of distress occurred to Jones, which will appear very ridiculous to many of my readers.
A gorgeous hall had been fitted up, under Trippetta's eye, with every kind of device which could possibly give eclat to a masquerade.
The monarch was pacified; and having drained another bumper with no very perceptible ill effect, Hop-Frog entered at once, and with spirit, into the plans for the masquerade.
Your majesty cannot conceive the effect produced, at a masquerade, by eight chained ourang-outangs, imagined to be real ones by most of the company; and rushing in with savage cries, among the crowd of delicately and gorgeously habited men and women.
The grand saloon in which the masquerade was to take place, was a circular room, very lofty, and receiving the light of the sun only through a single window at top.
She could certainly command her guests, even to the extent of decking out the most respectable and reluctant of them with her mediaeval masquerade.
The incongruity between the masquerade and the mystery had created a curious psychological atmosphere.
He advocated that any masquerade that foments trouble should be banned for three years, saying that they have cautioned their members on the need to stay away from any conduct that can affect the reputation of the festival.
Masquerade and Social Justice in Contemporary Latin American Fiction
In this paper, the word masquerade or masquerading is to be differentiated from masking.