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The talk wandered on, a monologue on Mary's part, that centered always on Bert Wanhope.
His monologue stopped aruptly with a sharp noise like a thundercrack that rolled in dreary echoes round the dismal mere.
The man thus genially addressed had desisted from drumming on the door and retreated sullenly into a corner as Fisher continued to address him in a flowing monologue.
it seems rather to gratify than annoy her." Here a strain of music stole in upon my monologue, and suspended it; it was a bugle, very skilfully played, in the neighbourhood of the park, I thought, or on the Place Royale.
MAINLY the Round Table talk was monologues -- narrative accounts of the adventures in which these prisoners were captured and their friends and backers killed and stripped of their steeds and armor.
Now, a month later, he had begun to look upon them differently, and, in spite of the monologues in which he jeered at his own impotence and indecision, he had involuntarily come to regard this "hideous" dream as an exploit to be attempted, although he still did not realise this himself.
The band aims to revive the art of monologue, developing its composing style and music.
Private Anarchy: Impossible Community and the Outsiders Monologue in German Experimental Fiction.
The UK is no shining example, however: a wittily cutting monologue highlights the absurdity of taking a person's mobility vehicle away then penalising them for not being able to get to work, and of a benefits system that cannot take into account the needs of a person whose disability gives them days when they are relatively mobile and days when they are not.
The theater of the 21st century, in many ways, is expanding to require new muscles of its actors, and so should their monologue choices.
Dystopia: il Paradiso, by Loucas Ioannou and Marianna Paphite, is a dramatic monologue which shows the relationship between the physical and psychic worlds as it invites viewers into an initiation in the unexpectedly conjoined worlds of symbolism, psychology and disability.
In his opening monologue, he gave the fans an impression how the night will move along, at the star-studded 75th annual Golden Globes.