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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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What, indeed, with his hand putting aside the golden hair from the cheek, and his other hand against the heart that beat for him!
His companion thrust aside his waistcoat, pointed to the handle of a dirk, and nodded.
Nay, had the villains glanced aside into the spring, even they would hardly have known themselves as reflected there.
They regretted that they had complied with M'Dougal's wishes, in laying aside their arms, and remarked, that, however the Americans might conceal the fact, they were undoubtedly all slaves; nor could they be persuaded of the contrary, until they beheld the Raccoon depart without taking away any prisoners.
William Shakespeare frequently employed the use of asides and soliloquies to share his characters' innermost feelings and ideas with his audiences.
Skylarks nesting in set asides have found them vital for survival.
While one could certainly assume that the use of asides is a logical choice in a play about n liar, the sudden explosion of l'aparte is nonetheless difficult to explain, especially if we remember that Corneille actually started off as a comic playwright yet so rarely resorted to this technique before the 1640s.
The Jew of Malta is, understandably, given the nature of its intrigue, full of asides, not all signalled, but with a fuller list than any other play of the period.
This study of the asides in Luke-Acts matches similar studies of the Fourth Gospel.
In Iowa, two different farmers counted the same 103-acre piece of land in their set asides.
In sum, according to statute and regulations, small business set asides are mandatory for acquisitions valued between $3,000 and $100,000 and take priority over GSA Schedule contracts.