tragedian


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tragedian

(feminine), tragedienne
1. an actor who specializes in tragic roles
2. a writer of tragedy
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The picture of the tragedian stood enframed upon her desk.
The acme of bliss, which would have been a marriage with the tragedian, was not for her in this world.
But it was not long before the tragedian had gone to join the cavalry officer and the engaged young man and a few others; and Edna found herself face to face with the realities.
said the tragedian, taking an upward look at Nicholas, beginning at his boots and ending at the crown of his head, and then a downward one, beginning at the crown of his head, and ending at his boots--which two looks, as everybody knows, express defiance on the stage.
Thus urged, the tragedian adjusted the cuff of his right coat sleeve for the performance of the operation, and walked in a very stately manner up to Nicholas, who suffered him to approach to within the requisite distance, and then, without the smallest discomposure, knocked him down.
Before the discomfited tragedian could raise his head from the boards, Mrs Lenville (who, as has been before hinted, was in an interesting state) rushed from the rear rank of ladies, and uttering a piercing scream threw herself upon the body.
Humbly and submissively,' returned the tragedian, scowling upwards.
In two essays on the Exagoge of Ezekiel the Tragedian (chs.
The present volume contains the complete known remains of the works of three Judaeo-Hellenistic poets: Theodotus, Philo the Epic Poet, and Ezekiel the Tragedian.
This play, produced by Satiriko theatre, represents the last, most mature creative period of the ancient Greek tragedian Sophocles.
Holdengraber had solicited a seven-word biography from his guest, and Jacobson duly provided, "Novelist, critic, humorist, tragedian, raconteur, wit, controversialist.
The position had been previously held by Mr Mun Noble Paumier, who had supported Helen Faucit on some of her provincial tours, (5) and Mr Owen, the celebrated tragedian.