He saw the cubs and adults roistering on the huge expanse of lawn that belonged to the posh street running parallel to Hillside Drive.
He may be a roisterer and act the fool, but he's got ‘bottom’, as they used to say in the 18th century, meaning he has substance.
It's been a roisterous time, filled with every strength and variety of wind from a ragamuffin breeze right through to a force eight gale, whipping in from the sea and over the moors.
Mr. Ziegler's is an elegant, sympathetic, and extremely readable biography, which really does breathe the breath of roistering life back into the vanished knight of letters.
In a drunken rage, the three roisterers set off in a run until they came to the tree, and there they found a pile of gold.
As the old roisterer was being carted off to hospital on a stretcher he looked up at a gawping gaggle of tourists in the hotel lobby and gasped: ‘It was the food!’
He was rather worried about the traditional images of the gods as great roisterers and murderers and thieves, and all of these other characteristics that the Olympians had.
Against a flat midnight-blue background the roistering figures tumble about, squabbling with each other or brandishing colourful fire-sticks.
The old man was ticked off in seeing that two kids saw his new invention, mistaking us for some roisterers .
After decades of quiet ascent, Tokyo has become the roisterous epicenter of a sophisticated and constantly evolving global youth culture.