I see her yet in her raging passions, when we had driven her to extremities--spilt our tea, crumbled our bread and butter, tossed our books up to the ceiling, and played a charivari
with the ruler and desk, the fender and fire-irons.
Ah," interrupted Morcerf, laughing, "Beauchamp, Beauchamp, keep that for the Corsaire or the Charivari
, but spare my future father-in-law before me.
She had heard of the indignation in the town, and knew that some of the populace was getting up a sort of charivari
with music, that verses had been composed for the occasion, and that the rest of Pavlofsk society more or less encouraged these preparations.
The music for this stage charivari
has not survived, if indeed it ever existed, but one can well imagine its discordant effect.
The second is a more sarcastic commentary by Louis Leroy from Le Charivari
on 25 April 1874:
Molly Easo Smith writes, "As in Shakespeare, the central images of the world-upside-down and the woman-on-top in The Woman's Prize derive from popular cultural activities such as the charivari
; but unlike the conventional charivari
or skimmington, as it was known in England, which purported to teach women their place in the ordained hierarchy and men how to impose such order, Fletcher's play targets male tyranny and expectations" (55-56).
Escalator is a ribald charivari
at the marriage of Righteousness and Virtue.
can be understood as an extra-legal form of social control, (8) "to publicly ridicule an object of communal scorn" (Gilje 1996: 47).
A spate of foreign retail tenants joined the venerable roster of Madison Avenue boutiques, meanwhile, with leases signed by Gianfranco, Equipment and Charivari
Such boisterous behavior in pre-factory mill villages occurred only among men and boys except for women's participation in "Riding the Steng," part of the Yorkshire charivari
tradition, Lawson, "Manners, Customs, Sports and Pastimes," Progress in Pudsey, pp.
More than thirty articles about Mayeux of supposedly "written" by him were published in journals such as Le Figaro, Le Temps, La Silhouette, La Caricature, Le Charivari
, Le Siecle, Le Corsaire, and La Charge from 1830 to 1833.
This agitation of public-ness, of what might be called a racist and race-disciplining form of democratic action, saw mostly white male Milwaukeeans perform at varying moments: protest, marching, charivari
, lynch-mobbing, and finally, property destruction and large scale violence.