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- adj. Festive; joyful; sumptuous; luxurious.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Festive; festal; joyful; sumptuous; luxurious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Festive; joyful; sumptuous; luxurious: as, feastful rites.
Thou, when the Bridegroom with his feastful friends
During her life after this journey was no trouble among the Jews, and the day of this victory of the Hebrews was accepted for a feastful day, and hallowed of the Jews and numbered among their feasts unto this day.
But when they heard his friendly words, and saw the beauty of the fair woman whose hand he held, his face grew so well-beloved to them, that they cried out with so great a voice of cheer, wordless for their very joy, that the timbers of the hall quavered because of it, and it went out into the wild-wood as though it had been the feastful roaring of the ancient gods of the forest.
'When the bridegroom with his feastful friends passes to bliss at the mid hour of night,' they who have 'filled their odorous lamps with deeds of light' have surely 'gained their entrance.'
His feastful friends, passes to bliss, at the mid-hour of night, 'we shall gain our entrance.
On those sons of the feastful warriors in the Niblungs 'holy hall.
Lo, a flock of the mountain-eagles that drew to the feastful plain;
As the sound of the feastful Niblungs round his misty house is rolled:
Then she busied herself with gathering the kindling; but presently she looked up at him, and said: "Let us make the wood shine wide about, for this is a feastful night."
In truth, he needed the smallest crumb of comfort that might drop from the table of God's 'feastful friends.'
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