Usage examples for comedy

  1. An interesting comedy to watch in a little town. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. " If a single one is wanting," cried the poet, " I would as soon think of flying, as of letting my comedy be represented without it. – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  3. The comedy of the second method is on a decidedly higher plane. – Famous Prima Donnas by Lewis Clinton Strang
  4. What comedy was she playing? – The Fortune of the Rougons by Emile Zola
  5. Yet tragedy and comedy have long been, and still are, accepted as the main divisions of the drama. – Tragedy by Ashley H. Thorndike
  6. No, it is only a comedy! – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  7. But whether written by Plautus or not it is in the spirit of the Plautine comedy. – The Roman Poets of the Republic by W. Y. Sellar
  8. Let us end this comedy; you cannot deceive me. – The Northern Light by E. Werner
  9. My advice to you is to keep quiet, and we may have a comedy worth seeing. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  10. Mr. Green leapt back, with a scream of pain, hands to his eyes, and quite unconsciously set himself to play to the life the part of the intrusive old fellow in the comedy. – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  11. With this in mind, on the Sunday before Rose went away, she had studied the dramatic section of the morning paper with a good deal of care and was rewarded by finding among the news notes, an item referring to a new musical comedy that was to be produced at the Globe Theater immediately after the Christmas holidays. – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  12. He also plays the parts of fathers in comedy. – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  13. " But this isn't a musical comedy, dear. – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  14. So the little comedy was arranged and played thru. – 100%: The Story of a Patriot by Upton Sinclair
  15. It all ends up like a regular tragi- comedy. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  16. Menard saw the comedy- as indeed, who of the party did not- and was amused. – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  17. Now she was the feature in the big, musical comedy success, " Up in the Air" and had New York at her feet. – What's-His-Name by George Barr McCutcheon