Usage examples for comedy

  1. He also plays the parts of fathers in comedy. – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  2. The two performers in the comedy alone were not laughing, and their serious countenance added to the fun of the performance. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  3. Yet tragedy and comedy have long been, and still are, accepted as the main divisions of the drama. – Tragedy by Ashley H. Thorndike
  4. 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
  5. An interesting comedy to watch in a little town. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  6. 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
  7. " 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
  8. So the little comedy was arranged and played thru. – 100%: The Story of a Patriot by Upton Sinclair
  9. The comedy of the second method is on a decidedly higher plane. – Famous Prima Donnas by Lewis Clinton Strang
  10. 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
  11. Let us end this comedy; you cannot deceive me. – The Northern Light by E. Werner
  12. " But this isn't a musical comedy, dear. – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  13. Menard saw the comedy- as indeed, who of the party did not- and was amused. – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  14. What comedy was she playing? – The Fortune of the Rougons by Emile Zola
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. No, it is only a comedy! – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  18. It all ends up like a regular tragi- comedy. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  19. What is the comedy? – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst