The meal was a jovial one, as old jokes and old reminiscences were recalled.
"Bonnie Prince Charlie" by G. A. Henty
Their brief observations had a jovial tone.
"Prisoner for Blasphemy" by G. W. [George William] Foote
He is perhaps a little too peremptory, a little too jovial for my taste.
"Swann's Way" by Marcel Proust
The Major came up to the table, and took up his glass and drained it with a jovial smack.
"The History of Pendennis" by William Makepeace Thackeray
But with a bound, the youth rejoined me, jovially clasping my shoulder.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
The jovial rogues had the run of my lord's kitchen, stables, cellars, and cigar-boxes.
"The Newcomes" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Men and women, girls and boys of the lower class, and jovial young men, meet, after this manner, to enjoy St. John's Eve.
"O. T." by Hans Christian Andersen
There is something jovial and pleasant in the sight of a round face!
"The Caxtons, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
His worthy father preserves his jovial vein, and is very merry whenever I call there.
"The Disowned, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
A jovial, disorderly, vagrant dog of a painter was Tom Varney.
"Lucretia, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Meanwhile there smote upon Helen's shrinking ears loud jarring talk and maudlin laughter, and cracked attempts at jovial songs.
"My Novel, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The shutters were half closed, but the sounds of coarse merriment issued jovially forth.
"Paul Clifford, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
A jovial party were gathered round a blazing fire in an old grange near Warwick.
"Tales of Daring and Danger" by George Alfred Henty
Jovial Mr. Vimpany pushed the bottle across the table to his guest, and held out a handful of big black cigars.
"Blind Love" by Wilkie Collins
It was two o'clock in the morning; and the entertainments in the Snuggery were fast rising to the climax of joviality.
"Hide and Seek" by Wilkie Collins
For the first time in his life the prince of travellers did not dine jovially.
"Parisians in the Country" by Honore de Balzac
If you give no credit thereto, why do not you the same in these jovial new chronicles of mine?
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book I." by Francois Rabelais
And that was all that the jovial and happy man, to whom the letter was addressed, ever heard of the last days of his college friend.
"Night and Morning, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Jimmie Brooks, jovial Jimmie, with a broken nose and sundry bruises!
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Even in war time, he was a jovial, home-loving man.
"Winning a Cause" by John Gilbert Thompson and Inez Bigwood
Behold him now, a jovial boy!
No fluttering fears! -- no trembling joy;
And all his groans and blushes over,
Mark how he breathes the ardent lover.
"To A Young Lady, With A Bottle Of Irish Usquebaugh" by Hector MacNeill
Come merrily therefore, come jovial and gay,
To this sumptuous treat, at his call —
Come all to the wedding, and make no delay —
Christ offers himself unto all.
"An Invitation To Sinners, To Come And Receive The Good Things, Which God Offers Them In The Gospel, " by Rees Prichard
"I feel new life in every limb!"
Our traveller cried in ecstasy.
"Who art thou who thus gladden'st me?
May Heaven such blessings ever send!
Ne'er may I want a jovial friend!"
"The Country Schoolmaster" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Till blooming Summer drops her latest charms,
Contentment tunes her reed in labor's ear;
Till russet plenty crowns the joyous farms,
The tongue of greetings hails the jovial year.
"Prosperity And Adversity" by Albery Allson Whitman
When they've drank each his quart, and are ready to part,
"Come, landlady, fetch us some more,"
He cies, "Fill each pot, with the best thou hast got,
"We were not half jovial before.
"A Song Concerning The Devil And The Drunkard" by Rees Prichard
And with him goes the little band that sailed in sixty-five;
A dreamer by his lamp to-night is all that's left alive.
Poor Father James, and Father Ned, and jovial Father Mat
Are waiting out beyond the dark to welcome Father Pat.
"Vale` - Father Pat" by John O Brien
I was quickly and jovially informed that the words "need" and " chocolate cake " do not belong in the same sentence.
"All of Croatia is beautiful," Slobodan Vrdoljak corrected me jovially.
Caring, jovial Father Vic was part of family.
The husband and wife team behind Bionaturae organic pasta are making history with their new, innovative health food brand Jovial .
Packaging sets the light-hearted tone for Jovial health food brand.
Looks like everyone is in the courtroom and the mood is pretty jovial.
Majerus, the jovial college basketball coach who led Utah to the 1998 NCAA final and had only one losing season in 25 years with four schools, died Saturday, Dec 1, 2012.
Rick Majerus, the jovial college basketball coach who led Utah to the 1998 NCAA final and had only one losing season in 25 years with four schools, died Saturday.
"We push these kids to their limits," says a jovial Jeffers, who's been on the Eastern Commerce sidelines for a decade and head coach for the past four years.
(AP) — James Franklin could hardly muster a smile following Missouri's loss at Florida, his normally jovial personality subdued by the feeling he had cost his team a chance to knock off the seventh-ranked Gators.
"He's always been jovial as he jogged on by," one Boulevard resident.
Koch looked jovial as he spoke briefly Monday outside NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
We've made it through the joviality of Mardi Gras and moved right into the solemnity of Lent .
The Looney Tunes Show puts the "merry" in Merrie Melodies Tuesday with a jovial new holiday special.
Illinois were their usual jovial selves.