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As you may see, sir," replied the officer, "it is a feast.
Maybe I may bring him some time into Sherwood Forest and have him to a right merry feast with us.
Carried past the fires of the feasting, his keen nostrils had told him of what the feast consisted.
Alexandrus next lands in Lacedaemon and is entertained by the sons of Tyndareus, and afterwards by Menelaus in Sparta, where in the course of a feast he gives gifts to Helen.
The great times for back-swording came round once a year in each village; at the feast.
In the open yard before the Rainbow the party of guests were already assembled, though it was still nearly an hour before the appointed feast time.
From a tradition that the weapon with which the Norwegian champion was slain, resembled a pear, or, as others say, that the trough or boat in which the soldier floated under the bridge to strike the blow, had such a shape, the country people usually begin a great market, which is held at Stamford, with an entertainment called the Pear-pie feast, which after all may be a corruption of the Spear-pie feast.
All seated themselves at the tables and the servants of the Princess began serving the feast.
A RICH MAN gave a great feast, to which he invited many friends and acquaintances.
He thought he lived in a country where turkeys were the ruling class, and every year they held a feast to manifest their sense of Heaven's goodness in sparing their lives to kill them later.
The people of his island of Rokovoko, it seems, at their wedding feasts express the fragrant water of young cocoanuts into a large stained calabash like a punchbowl; and this punchbowl always forms the great central ornament on the braided mat where the feast is held.
What the little fish had foretold soon came to pass; and the queen had a little girl, so very beautiful that the king could not cease looking on it for joy, and said he would hold a great feast and make merry, and show the child to all the land.