amuse us

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  • After amusing us all day, now you would dance for us all night. Cited from The Marriage of William Ashe, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • We were already well within range, but it amused us to play the game. Cited from African Camp Fires, by Stewart Edward White
  • He often amused us, and he did not always know why. Cited from London River, by H. M. Tomlinson
  • When asked to amuse us, she said she could not; her heart was too heavy. Cited from Another World, by Benjamin Lumley (AKA Hermes)
  • He wrote these things for his own amusement, one reason why they amuse us. Cited from Advance of English Poetry, William Lyon Phelps
  • A group of men and women from an evening party passed the station, and amused us with native songs. Cited from Overland through Asia (Illustrated), by Thomas Wallace Knox
  • As we lived in the country we had none of the things to amuse us that city children have. Cited from The Story Hour, by Wiggin/Smith
  • Their activity and struggling with each other in such little space amuse us greatly. Cited from Essays of Schopenhauer, by Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Not that we ever "give the bird" to those who come to amuse us. Cited from Observations of an Orderly, by Ward Muir
  • You old people might amuse us young ones out of your own resources oftener than you do. Cited from The Queen of Hearts, by Wilkie Collins
  • Things amused us in that state of excitement which sound flat when repeated. Cited from Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville, Vol. 2, by Alexis de Tocqueville
  • Unless he got himself killed on purpose to amuse us. Cited from South Wind, by Norman Douglas
  • Your business in life is to look pretty, and amuse us. Cited from Pink and White Tyranny, by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Aileen used to read something out of the paper that she thought might amuse us. Cited from Robbery Under Arms, by Rolf Boldrewood
  • My sister published very few of the things which she wrote to amuse us in our MS. Cited from Juliana Horatia Ewing And Her Books, by Horatia K. F. Eden
  • In fact, I suppose that it was a couple of hours that he continued to amuse us. Cited from The Romance of Elaine, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • "We don't want any one else, do we, except just some little children to amuse us." Cited from The Altar Fire, by Arthur Christopher Benson
  • My seven dogs did their best to amuse us. Cited from Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912, Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  • We've my poor child to amuse us; we'll try and make up some little life for her. Cited from The Portrait of a Lady, Vol 2, by Henry James
  • They do refresh us, and they do amuse us, these pleasant things. Cited from The Good News of God, by Charles Kingsley
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