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Definitions of Tableaux

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Usage examples for Tableaux

  1. What these pictures present is not the action itself, but the poet's complex perception of it; it seems hardly more vivid and genuine than the sustained posturings of brilliant tableaux vivants. – Views and Reviews by Henry James
  2. It was something about the Assassin's Coffin and the Haunted Wreck- grand drama in so many acts and so many more tableaux performed by his troupe in all the capitals of Europe. – Fragments of an Autobiography by Felix Moscheles
  3. But I should like some tableaux afterwards, as a wind- up. – Rossmoyne by Unknown
  4. Another block, and life had again focused itself into tableaux – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  5. They are tableaux vivants transferred by the calotype. – Leading Articles on Various Subjects by Hugh Miller
  6. The Greek tableaux were over. – The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest by Margaret Vandercook
  7. They clamored for practical work, something for their hands to do; for fairs and sewing societies to raise money for soldier's families, for tableaux readings, theatricals- anything but conventions to discuss principles and to circulate petitions for emancipation. – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  8. A young lady who is very prominent in society should not make herself too common; she should not appear in too many charades, private theatricals, tableaux etc. – Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  9. But, as I was saying, my idea was to give a notion of the whole play in a series of passages or tableaux – Annie Kilburn A Novel by W. D. Howells
  10. She would like, undoubtedly, a " pretty part" in these tableaux but there was more in Leslie Goldthwaite, even without touching upon the deep things, than all this. – A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life. by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  11. The wig," Nancy laughed, " I used that in some tableaux at one of the Sanitary Fairs last year. – The Lost Despatch by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  12. Examples of this will be found among the tableaux which follow. – Entertainments for Home, Church and School by Frederica Seeger
  13. Imagine this ball, with its procession of moving tableaux – The Real Latin Quarter by F. Berkeley Smith
  14. This is not the case; the question at issue is simply as to a very considerable cut- nearly a whole tableau- which I have proposed to Berlioz, and which he has approved of, so that at the next performance " Cellini" will be given in three tableaux instead of four. – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  15. Tableaux to be successfully represented, demand quite as much attention to detail as a theatrical performance, and scarcely less careful rehearsal. – Entertainments for Home, Church and School by Frederica Seeger
  16. But isn't there something else- some tableaux or something? – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  17. I shall be glad when the tableaux are over," Geoffrey had said, and Joan had whispered back ardently- " But so lovely! – The Love Affairs of Pixie by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  18. " You might also design the costumes for the tableaux vivants," she continued. – The Idol of Paris by Sarah Bernhardt
  19. If possible give tableaux suited to the occasion. – Entertainments for Home, Church and School by Frederica Seeger
  20. There were floats upon which were grouped children and grown- ups in tableaux representing historical events. – Princess Polly At Play by Amy Brooks

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