holiday-making love

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  • Upon resuming his legal practice in Nhill, J.W. Trumble set up the local Golf Club, having been bitten by that particular bug whilst holiday-making in France, of all places.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Professor/critic Ellen Handler-Spitz doesn't like "Horton Hatches The Egg" on the basis that the cute little Elephant Bird hatchling's birth-mother Mayzee is not allowed to reclaim custody, upon her return from holiday-making in sunny climes to retrieve the baby from surrogate mom Horton.

    Who's Our Enid?

  • This, then, establishes a fact evident to the meanest comprehension — that any given number of thousands of individuals, in the humblest walks of life in this country, can pass through the national galleries or museums in seasons of holiday-making, without damaging, in the slightest degree, those choice and valuable collections.

    Speeches: Literary and Social

  • Gardiner, at Winchester, and there was more holiday-making among the people; but they had their old distrust of this Spanish marriage, in which even the Parliament shared.

    A Child's History of England

  • Though not so exacting as she since has become — though she allowed her disciples much more leisure, much more pleasure, much more punch, much more frequenting of coffee-houses and holiday-making, than she admits nowadays, when she scarce gives her votaries time for amusement, recreation, instruction, sleep, or dinner — the law

    The Virginians

  • Fletcher, whose conceptions of holiday-making were severe, was visible through the jasmine about his window or through the open door (whichever way you chose to look), poised delicately on a plank supported on two chairs, and whitewashing the ceiling of his front room.

    The Invisible Man

  • When they reached Joralemon she was radiant with holiday-making.

    Main Street

  • All holiday-making is hard work, but holiday-making with nothing to do is the hardest work of all.

    The Small House at Allington

  • For myself, I always regard May as the best month for holiday-making; but then no Londoner cares to be absent in May.

    The Small House at Allington

  • “He has gone holiday-making into the country, to finish his recovery in the fine fresh air.”

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