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archaic a joyous feeling or festivity


(ˈdʒɔɪ əns)

n. Archaic.
joyous feeling; gladness.
[1580–90; joy + -ance (coined by Spenser)]
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Feed the ducks at Thompson's Park The grade II-listed park in Canton is on a 10-acre site and is well-known for Joyance, a statue of a boy playing with a jet of water, which is the centrepiece of the pond.
I will therefore content myself with observing that joying for joy or joyance is not to my taste--indeed I object to such liberties upon principle" (Graves 1:351).
His Joyance statue in Cardiff's Thompson's Park has been taken four times.
Transparent and bright materials are best ones to show the joyance.
The theft of the statue follows a similar incident in Cardiff earlier this month, when thieves cut a statue - called Joyance - from the water fountain in the city's Thompson's Park.
Each June the owner joyance found In one prized tree that held its ground, One tenant old where all was new,-- Rip's Lilac to its youth still true.
Coleridge even, correcting Berkeley, provides a relation and equalization between light and sound: the "one life" in "The Eolian Harp" is "a light in sound, a sound-like power in light / Rhythm in all thought, and joyance everywhere" (28 -9).
A feature of the park was the water fountain with the statue of the boy with the butterfly called Joyance.
Joyance, Goscombe John's famous - and much stolen - statue of a boy in Thompson's Park PICTURE: Peter
The original of the Joyance statue was taken 40 years ago.
The little boy named Joyance, by SirWilliam Goscombe John, has been missing from Thompson's Park in Canton, Cardiff, since July last year.
It will be at least the fourth version of the Joyance statue by Sir William Goscombe John to be installed in Canton's Thompson's Park, since the figure was cut from its base last July, leaving the feet behind.