frolic englannista suomeksi
temmeltää, ilotella, karkeloida
1645, (w), “L'Allegro|L’Allegro” in ''Milton's 1645 Poems|Poems'', London: Humphrey Moseley, p. 31,https://archive.org/details/poemsbothenglish00miltuoft
- The frolick wind that breathes the Spring,
- ''Zephyr'' with ''Aurora'' playing,
- As he met her once a Maying
- There on Beds of Violets blew,
1682, (w), “Of Love” in ''Poems, &c. written upon several occasions, and to several persons'', London: H. Herringman, 5th edition, 1686, p. 73,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A67346.0001.001
- For women, born to be controul’d,
- Stoop to the forward and the bold,
- Affect the haughty and the proud,
- The gay, the frollick, and the loud.
To cause to be merry.
1832-1888, Louisa May Alcott
- the annual jubilee (..) filled the souls of old and young with visions of splendour, frolic and fun.
2012 (original 1860), Nathaniel Hawthorne, ''The Marble Faun - Page 276'':
- By the old-fashioned magnificence of this procession, it might worthily have included his Holiness in person, with a suite of attendant Cardinals, if those sacred dignitaries would kindly have lent their aid to heighten the frolic of the Carnival.
1680, (w), ''Art of Poetry''
- He would be at his frolic once again.
A social gathering.