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Gaiety

Gallantry (See CHIVALRY.)
butterfly orchis
symbol of gaiety. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 172]
Gay 90s
the 1890s, a decade of carefree and exciting days in America. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 162]
“L’Allegro”
pastoral idyll celebrating gaiety and cheerfulness. [Br. Lit.: Milton “L’Allegro”]
Mardi Gras
festive day celebrated at the close of the pre-Lenten season in France and in New Orleans. [Fr. and Am. Trad.: EB, VI, 608]
Roaring Twenties, the
the 1920s decade of the Jazz Age and the boom years before the depression. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 515]
shamrock
indicates light-heartedness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
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The Denver Dry Tea Room, Neusteter's cafeteria, Manning's and The Matchless cafeteria, Shaner's, The Gayety, the Roosevelt Grill, Bob's Hamburgers (two locations) all closed when their old buildings were demolished and replaced by new construction charging much higher rents.
All but a few were north of the older live theatres and burlesque houses such as the Grand Opera House and Majestic on Adelaide Street, the Star on Temperance, the Gayety on Richmond, and especially far from the Princess and Royal Alexandra playhouses on King Street West.
The General exhibited an alacrity and gayety of spirit," reported Frank Blair, that had not been seen since his recent illness.
59) And, of course, he sometimes went to the Gayety Burlesque (for vaudeville, not striptease).
As Louella Parsons, Hollywood gossip columnist, stated after seeing Freaks, "I came into the Criterion Theater from the gayety of Mrs.
the gayety of my humour and the harmlesse mirth in my conversation was pleaseing to those I formerly kept company withall, and what was estimed by them to be wit .
Sunday] is a day consecrated of old, a day separated by law and religion as well as by the custom of the church for ages, and ought not to be turned into a day of public frivolity and gayety.
As Eron Rowland's biography of 1931 described her in this period of her life: "she had lost much of her freshness and gayety.
He "enters the nursery with the tread and gayety of an ogre" (491), Thackeray complains of "A Modest Proposal.
When they wrote about the Lower East Side, most of the authors nostalgically remembered a neighborhood that had once "seethed with freshness, gayety and life.
HONG KONG, May 12, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Gayety Holdings Limited ("Gayety" or the "Group"; Stock Code: 8179) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the legal owner of Guangzhou Doreme Catering Management Limited ("Doreme") regarding the disposal of 10% of the equity interests in Lucky Dessert (China) Holdings Limited ("Lucky Dessert (BVI)").
Allen has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), succeeding retiring CFO, Gayety W.