Felling: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations FeastingAny heart turned Godward, feels more joy in one short hour of prayer, than eeacute;r was raised by all the feasts on earth since its foundations.ndash;BaileyFools make feasts, and wise men eat them.ndash;Benjamin FranklinWe decree and order that from now on, and for all time, Christians shall not eat or drink with Jews, nor admit them to feasts, nor cohabit with them, nor bathe with them.ndash;Eugenius IV Use in Literature FeastingAfter feeding their horses abundantly and feasting themselves from the fat larder of their host, they saddled their steeds and resumed their journey by moonlight.ndash;John S.C. Abbott in David Crockett.He was feasted, received presents, was complimented, and was incessantly called upon for a speech.ndash;John S.C. Abbott in David Crockett.In accordance with the custom of the region and the times, after the feasting and the frolicking, Captain Mathews mounted a stump, and addressed the assembly in what was appropriately called a stump speech, advocating his election.ndash;John S.C. Abbott in David Crockett.The contest was, as usual, made up of drinking, feasting, and speeches.ndash;John S.C. Abbott in David Crockett.The rifle supplied them with food. The fattest of turkeys and the most tender steaks of venison, roasted upon forked sticks, which they held in their hands over the coals, feasted their voracious appetites.ndash;John S.C. Abbott in David Crockett.The children are rescued, and the wife reappears, on her knees before her lord, telling of her escape from the shipmaster, while the children stand behind; and then the reunited family, restored to the Emperor's favour, is seen feasting and happy.ndash;Henry Adams in Mont-Saint-Michel And Chartres.Despite many feastings, the wolves were hungry again.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Scouts of the Valley.The hut was well in the shadow of tepees, and all were still at the feasting and merrymaking.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Scouts of the Valley.
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