Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.
It is good to be merry and wise. It is good to be honest and true. It is best to be off with the old love, before you are on with the new.
Steadfast of thought,Well made, well wrought,Far may be sought,Ere that ye can findSo courteous, so kindAs merry Margaret,This midsummer flower,Gentle as falconOr hawk of the tower.john skelton
Had she been light, like you, Of such a merry, nimble, stirring spirit, She might ha' been a grandam ere she died; And so may you; for a light heart lives long.william shakespeare
The Blossoms and leaves in plenty From the apple tree fall each day; The merry breezes approach them, And with them merrily play.Heinrich Heine
In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season. The Christians called it 'Christmas' and went to church; the Jews called it 'Hanukkah' and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say 'merry Christmas!' or 'Happy Hanukkah!' or (to the atheists) 'Look out for the wall!'
I hae been blythe wi'Comrades dear; I hae been merry drinking.Robert Burns
Avery merry, dancing, drinking, Laughing, quaffing, and unthinking time.john dryden
As it fell upon a dayIn the merry month of May,Sitting in a pleasant shadeWhich a grove of myrtles made.richard barnfield
In Paris a queer little man you may see, A little man all in gray; Rosy and round as an apple is he, Content with the present whate'er it may be, While from care and from cash he is equally free, And merry both night and day! "Ma foi! I laugh at the world." says he, "I laugh at the world, and the world laughs at me!" What a gay little man in gray.pierre-jean de béranger
Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree,merry merry king of the bush is he.Laugh, Kookaburra, laugh, Kookaburra,Gay your life must be!
Fortune is merry, And in this mood will give us anything.william shakespeare
My merry, merry, merry roundelay Concludes with Cupid’s curse: They that do change old love for new, Pray gods, they change for worse!George Peele
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance.
He that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.
Care to our coffin adds a nail, no doubt, nd every grin, so merry, draws one out.
Hang sorrow, care will kill a cat, and therefore let's be merry.george wither
A certain smile, a certain face, Can lead an unsuspecting heart on a merry chase.Johnny Mathis
Under the greenwood tree Who loves to lie with me, And tune his merry note Unto the sweet bird's throat, Come hither, come hither, come hither: No enemy here shall he see, But winter and rough weather.william shakespeare
Wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.
A merry Christmas, uncle! God save you!" cried a cheerful voice. "Bah!" said Scrooge. "Humbug!"
As merry as the day is long.