- And so for this, her poor young lady was not to be allowed to dance at the festival." - "Sidonia The Sorceress V1", William Mienhold.
- He was here for the last time at the New Year's festival. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- It was a day of some wild rejoicing, and a festival. - "A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution", Charles Dickens.