Sentence Examples


  • Evidently some jolly excitement was going on there.
  • Hertford struck at Edinburgh in May, and in the leader's own words " made a jolly fire "and did much mischief.
  • He has two neighbours, who live still farther north; one is King Winter, a cross and churlish old monarch, who is hard and cruel, and delights in making the poor suffer and weep; but the other neighbour is Santa Claus, a fine, good-natured, jolly old soul, who loves to do good, and who brings presents to the poor, and to nice little children at Christmas.
  • "Dear me, how jolly we are!" said Rostov laughing.
  • He had already surrounded himself with that characteristically Petrine institution "the jolly company," or "the company," as it was generally called, consisting of all his numerous personal friends and casual acquaintances.