from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Joy; gladsomeness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Gaiety; sprightliness; gladsomeness; glee.
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Wherefore leave thought-taking, put away melancholy, call back thy lost health and comfort and allegresse and from this time forth expect with blitheness the reward of thy love, far worthier than was mine. '
Que plusieiirs gens, 'langoureuXf malades, ou autreynent fachez et desolez, avoient a la lecture d* icelles irompe lew ennui, temps joyeusement passe, et regue allegresse et consolation noii - velle.
_remplie d'une ardente allegresse_, was greeted by the eleven prime chiefs, who presently retired, possibly for prayer or refreshments, possibly for operations in wire-pulling.
Okay, with the exception of Larry Moneta, but he was hired to suck the allegresse out of his surroundings, so you can’t count him.
Voir au-dessus des mers la celeste allegresse ....” [
In wine like liquid sun is my delight * Which clears all care and gladdens allegresse. "
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