Usage examples for tableau

  1. As it happened, it was Mr. Jamieson who broke up the tableau – The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. That evening when Asaph and Bailey, coming for their usual call, peeped in at the window, they were astounded by the tableau in the Whittaker sitting room. – Cy Whittaker's Place by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. And into the tableau of congratulations that was being presented in the Clancy apartment Swanson burst, leading the old gentleman, who was struggling to smile and to be angry at the same time. – Jimmy Kirkland and the Plot for a Pennant by Hugh S. Fullerton
  4. But it was in the final tableau of that morning's work that I remember him best. – No Man's Land by H. C. McNeile
  5. I admit to some curiosity about that little tableau in the square-" " Yes? – Captivating Mary Carstairs by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  6. It was a charming tableau – The Nameless Castle by Maurus Jókai
  7. Their height in no wise depends on the place they occupy in the perspective of the tableau but only upon the number of rows required by the artist to carry out his idea. – Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  8. The final tableau depicted the stricken husband on his knees beside the chest with a portion of the wedding veil in his shaking hands, while the servants, ignorant of the story of the lost bride, looked on in wonder. – Grace Harlowe's Senior Year at High School or The Parting of the Ways by Jessie Graham Flower
  9. The tableau lasted several seconds. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  10. Even at that bitter moment Joan realised that if it was a question of blame, she herself was at fault in having allowed the child to take part in the tableau against her husband's better judgment. – The Love Affairs of Pixie by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  11. What a tableau rivited my gaze! – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  12. A touching tableau presented by Herr Daniel Nothafft of the Schimmelweis family. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  13. This varied tableau was distinctly visible under the light of a full, mellow moon. – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid
  14. Odd, indeed, was the effect of this tableau on the Indians under the torches. – The Maid of the Whispering Hills by Vingie E. Roe
  15. The frozen horror of that ghastly evening was before him like a hateful tableau – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  16. This is serviceable in tableau where terror of death is to be represented. – One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed by C. A. Bogardus
  17. The holy women and the Roman soldiers with their spears were just coming out of the cottage near by to take up their positions in this strange and pathetic tableau – Spanish Life in Town and Country by L. Higgin and Eugène E. Street
  18. That sickening grip in the chest which is a real, physical pain, though the hurt be given to the soul of a man, slowed Dade's steps to a lagging advance towards the tableau the two made on the steps. – The Gringos by B. M. Bower
  19. I was always thrilled at a return to this room- always reminded of the awful tableau I had seen there. – Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells
  20. May I pose beside you, here, and make a beautiful tableau – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells