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  • n. Plural form of revelling.

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Examples

  • Gentiles were frequent "revellings," against which Christians were warned (Rom.

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • - Gal 5: 21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God ..

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  • And as to the feastings and christenings, and revellings at Christmas, and celebrations of birthdays, wedding – days, and all manner of days, both at the Maypole and the Golden Key, — if they are not notorious, what facts are?

    Barnaby Rudge

  • It is impossible that one so young and so inexperienced as she is can have all her caution from herself; the behaviour of the women so unexceptionable; no revellings, no company ever admitted into this inner-house; all genteel, quiet, and easy in it; the nymphs well-bred, and well-read; her first disgusts to the old one got over. —

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • I imagine, I said, at the next step in his progress, that there will be feasts and carousals and revellings and courtesans, and all that sort of thing; Love is the lord of the house within him, and orders all the concerns of his soul.

    The Republic by Plato ; translated by Benjamin Jowett

  • Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

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  • Surena carrying a bag full of loose Milesian stories before him, but keeping behind him a whole Parthian Sybaris in his many wagons full of concubines; like the vipers and asps people talk of, all the foremost and more visible parts fierce and terrible with spears and arrows and horsemen, but the rear terminating in loose women and castanets, music of the lute, and midnight revellings.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • 'No contract of subjection to a diabolic power, no infernal stamp or sign of such a fatal league, no revellings of Satan and his hags,' [6] no such materialistic notions could be conformable to the spirit of Judaism or at least of Magianism.

    The Superstitions of Witchcraft

  • Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like; of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the

    General Gordon Saint and Soldier

  • Gentiles, for them who have walked in riotousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings and unlawful worshipping of idols.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete The Challoner Revision

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