It was as if the Saturnalia had arrived.
"Aurelian" by William Ware
I never see her, but amid all the saturnalia she haunts me.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
There appears little doubt that the modern Carnival is a survival of the ancient Saturnalia.
"Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome" by E.M. Berens
The saturnalia is brought to a close, when all become so intoxicated they can neither tell story nor sing song.
"The Death Shot" by Mayne Reid
The saturnalia commenced on Christmas evening, at the Humboldt, which, on that very day, had passed into the hands of new proprietors.
"The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52" by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
The saturnalia that succeeded the capture of the castaway had come to a close.
"The Boy Slaves" by Mayne Reid
In the name of the Revolution, and under the menace of terror, they dragged the People to these Saturnalia.
"Atheism Among the People" by Alphonse de Lamartine
They were like the Roman slaves who, during the Saturnalia, played at being free.
"Dreamers of the Ghetto" by I. Zangwill
Not a word about that Saturnalia, or the omission of grace at a "warm meal"!
"Walter Pieterse" by Multatuli
Here was a saturnalia of crime condensed into the space of a few hours.
"The Monk of Hambleton" by Armstrong Livingston