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dramatic

Music (of a voice) powerful and marked by histrionic quality
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Browning's later work is, full of intellect, alive with excellent passages (in the first volume of the Dramatic Idyls [50] perhaps more powerful than in any earlier work); notwithstanding all that, we think the change here indicated matter of regret.
"The Rivals" having been chosen as the play, Miss Marrable, as a matter of course, appropriated to herself the part of "Lydia Languish." One of her favored swains next secured "Captain Absolute," and another laid violent hands on "Sir Lucius O'Trigger." These two were followed by an accommodating spinster relative, who accepted the heavy dramatic responsibility of "Mrs.
A lady whose age was unknown, and whose personal appearance was stout -- but whose heart was in the right place -- volunteered to act the part of the sentimental "Julia," and brought with her the dramatic qualification of habitually wearing a wig in private life.
Vanstone not only gave Magdalen permission to assist the forlorn dramatic company, but accepted an invitation to witness the performance for Norah and himself.
In his hands sin suffered no dramatic punishment; it did not always show itself as unhappiness, in the personal sense, but it was always unrest, and without the hope of peace.
Thus used to living in the public eye, the actors carry off their parts at weddings and other dramatic ceremonials, with more spirit than is easy to a townsman, who is naturally made self-conscious by being suddenly called upon to fill for a day a public position for which he has had no training.
Individual winners at the Novice Nationals include Fondel, first in International Public Debate, second place in Speech to Entertain, third place in Extemporaneous Speaking; Kando, first place in Dramatic Duet Acting (with Trzeciak), sixth place in Speech to Entertain; Kuchlewski, third place in Informative Speaking, third place in Prose Reading; Morenz, second place in Dramatic Interpretation, second place in Communication Analysis; Stephanie Tagudar, first place in Persuasive Speaking, fifth place in Communication Analysis; Trzeciak, first place in Dramatic Duet Acting, third place in poetry; Stephanie Weidman, third place in Speech to Entertain.
One of the biggest trends this season which everyone is practically obsessed with is the dramatic sleeves.
JOHN Clancy, leader of Birmingham City Council, states that we the residents of Birmingham will see a dramatic change when the council starts clearing up the refuse ward by ward.
Dramatic eyelashes and glowing skin ensured all eyes were on her.
Individual awards include: Camille Acosta, gold in duo and dramatic interpretation; Sean Diaz-Gold in duo and prose, bronze in dramatic interpretation, and 5th Place BoveroTabor Award which recognizes the highest accumulated points in individual events; Joaquin Arturo Castaneda, bronze in dramatic interpretation.
With the performance of The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat by Peter Weiss, a production of the students of the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Skopje, the 22nd Skomrahi, the international meeting of students of the faculties and academies of dramatic arts, opened in Skopje on 9 November 2013.