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  • When young Lorenzo and his friends steal Jessica out of her father's house to he Lorenzo's bride, they dress themselves appropriately as 'masquers' in a spirit of carnival.

    Shakespeare

  • The masquers who escorted them were paid off in food and drink, though their bellies were already bloated from the feasts beforehand.

    Wildfire

  • I crouched on the edge and the masquers taunted me.

    Wildfire

  • The masquers roared songs and played iron drums that clanged and boomed like war.

    Wildfire

  • On the other side of the hindgate, the tharais napkins had been pulled into the crowd among knots of masquers.

    Wildfire

  • But when she described the splendor of the masquers, their costumes and processions, I thought she was trying to make me envious.

    Wildfire

  • And now a line of tharais napkins came out, each carrying a basin and ewer so the masquers could cleanse themselves.

    Wildfire

  • Lychnais had said the masquers were up to no good, and besides, all sorts of shades and meneidon were restless during the Quickening, and apt to wander about and take possession of unwary people.

    Wildfire

  • The grate was too heavy to lift, but I walked on until I found one made of iron, and I emerged into the street like a meneidon of the drain made restless by the drumming of masquers.

    Wildfire

  • But there were masquers in the eastern alley too, a small group of men without torches.

    Wildfire

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