Antonyms for merriments

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In the year 1588 Tarlton gave eternal pause to his merriments.

John Cooper gave a croft for making of love-days (merriments) among Birmingham men.

In the midst of the merriments of the mutations of Time, Pierre hath ringed himself in with the grief of Eternity.

The custom of making fools on the 1st of April is one of the few old English merriments still in general vogue.

The festivities and merriments were arranged so that every guest had perfect liberty and sufficient time to follow his own taste.