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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Trysting-place an arranged meeting-place
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A variant of trust.


In literature:

Ygerne must not be before him at the trysting place; she must not wait for him a short instant.
"Wolf Breed" by Jackson Gregory
He had been arrested at the trysting place he had appointed.
"The Southerner" by Thomas Dixon
At last the Brazilian signified that they were near a trysting place.
"The Stowaway Girl" by Louis Tracy
The narrow space between them was divided by a stone wall which was Submit's and Sarah's trysting-place.
"Good Cheer Stories Every Child Should Know" by Various
But the next morning she did not appear at the trysting-place on the hillside.
"Captain Mansana and Mother's Hands" by Björnstjerne Björnson
Churches as trysting-places, xiii, 122.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
We had to reach the trysting-place how we could, and it was natural that these boys should be looked upon as spies.
"!Tention" by George Manville Fenn
For ten nights had Robin waited at the trysting place for sight of Marian; and had waited in vain.
"Robin Hood" by Paul Creswick
That she was going to some specially arranged trysting-place they were certain.
"The Madcap of the School" by Angela Brazil
Reluctantly, as before, the sentinels made way for him and he went on through the wood to the trysting-place, for such it had come to be.
"The Bridge of the Gods" by Frederic Homer Balch
O wondrous trysting-place I which is indeed the only trysting-place of all the world worthy to be named.
"The Golden Fountain" by Lilian Staveley
And such a trysting-place!
"In a Little Town" by Rupert Hughes
Let not the two parties be summoned to that trysting place!
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
Wet or fine, he begged she would be at their old trysting-place that evening.
"A Singer from the Sea" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
They called it The Fairy Tree, because it was believed that in the olden time the fairies used it for a trysting place.
"Joan of Arc" by Lucy Foster Madison
Sali at first directed his steps toward the shore of the river, to that trysting-place where he was to meet Vreni.
"Seldwyla Folks" by Gottfried Keller
The most famous poets have not found any more ideal trysting spot in which to place their lovers.
"Garden Ornaments" by Mary H. Northend
The secluded spot was also expected speedily to serve as the trysting place for the leaders of the Reformation in Paris.
"The Pocket Bible or Christian the Printer" by Eugène Sue
From time immemorial the graveyard had been the favorite trysting-place of Oldfield lovers.
"Oldfield" by Nancy Huston Banks
The women are beguiled to the trysting-place, and yield rather from feebleness of will than from appetite for vice.
"The Fijians" by Basil Thomson

In poetry:

There children play in daytime
And lovers stroll by dark,
For 't is the goodliest trysting-place
In all Buena Park.
"The Delectable Ballad Of The Waller Lot" by Eugene Field
'Tis such a witching spot as might beseem
A seeker for young friendship's trysting place,
Or lover yielding to the immortal dream
Of one beloved face.
"The Wood Pool" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
"At our trysting-place, for a certain space,
I must wander to and fro;
But I had not had power to come to thy bower
Had'st thou not conjured me so."—
"The Eve of St. John" by Sir Walter Scott
Give me your soft embrace
As you used to long ago.
In your shadowy trysting place,
When you seemed to love me so --
When you sweetly kissed me so,
On the green hills long ago.
"To The Winds" by Alice Cary
Does darkness give man brighter rays
To find the God, in sunshine lost?
Must shadows wrap the trysting-place
Where God meets hearts with gentlest grace?
Who knoweth it? God hath His ways
For every soul here sorrow-tossed.
"Nocturne" by Abram Joseph Ryan
Do you ask what I found in the Valley?
'Tis my Trysting Place with the Divine.
And I fell at the feet of the Holy,
And above me a voice said: "Be mine."
And there arose from the depths of my spirit
An echo — "My heart shall be Thine."
"Song Of The Mystic" by Abram Joseph Ryan

In news:

Your elderly mother's apartment may not be the best place for a tryst.
Arlington's culinary prospects were once grim, but now, with places like Tryst, owned and operated by Paul Turano, the town has an ambitious dining scene.
Best place to meet for a tryst : Nobody saw you there.
The Tryst Web site defines tryst as "an agreement, as between lovers to meet at a certain time and place".