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aside

Theatre something spoken by an actor, intended to be heard by the audience, but not by the others on stage
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Do not you see, fellow," said the high-sheriff of the county, taking the servant aside, "that this is no less a man than the lieutenant-governor?
But seeing that our host sets us the good example of forgetting ceremony, I shall likewise throw it aside, and make free to intrude on his privacy.
I have gone aside from my purpose; I was speaking about our being friends.
What, indeed, with his hand putting aside the golden hair from the cheek, and his other hand against the heart that beat for him!
As he drew the curtain aside, a hideous laugh broke from the painted lips of the woman who had taken his money.
What if I don't move aside on purpose, even if I knock up against him?
Were the veil but cast aside, they might speak freely of it, but not till then.
They all gave a shrug and an Indian grunt of acquiescence, and went off sulkily to their village, to lay aside their weapons for the present.
Mary offered to lend the little she possessed; but my mother declined it, saying that we must begin on an economical plan; and she hoped that the whole or part of mine, added to what we could get by the sale of the furniture, and what little our dear papa had contrived to lay aside for her since the debts were paid, would be sufficient to last us till Christmas; when, it was hoped, something would accrue from our united labours.
Yet just before she left Patty's Place for Convocation she flung Roy's violets aside and put Gilbert's lilies-of-the-valley in their place.
Before the doctor had come in, she had glanced at it, and had thrown it aside in her impatience to read what Cecilia had written.
At last, having long waited in vain, he laid aside his flute, and casting his net into the sea, made an excellent haul of fish.