Sentence Examples with the word merrymaking

Once in the regiment I had not gone to some merrymaking where there was music... and suddenly I felt so depressed...

The too sudden adoption of European clothing, rendering the body supersensitive to changes of temperature; lastly, the action of over-zealous missionaries in suppressing the dances, merrymaking and free joyous life of pagan times, and the preaching of a sombre type of Christianity, with deadening effects on the buoyant temperament of these children of Nature.