actress


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a theatrical performer

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Magdalen, in the character of a born actress, threatened serious future difficulties.
The room was a dire confusion; it looked like the room of an old actress.
Hopkins, an English actress, and, the match meeting with parental disapproval, had himself taken to the stage as a profession.
But, you know, I have been trained as an actress myself.
Neither was what was commonly called the stage door; they were a sort of special and private stage doors used by very special performers, and in this case by the star actor and actress in the Shakespearean performance of the day.
I was a guest at a supper-party last night at which an actress was present.
The actress, who was standing near the mantelpiece and looking down into the fire, wore a gray cashmere dress without fashionable loopings or trimmings, moulded to her tall figure and flowing in long lines about her feet.
A popular actress had entered her name on the ship's books, but something interfered and she couldn't go.
You seem to be a little feverish tonight," said the actress.
She was by nature an actress of parts that entered into her physique: she even acted her own character, and so well, that she did not know it to be precisely her own.
In this dress the deceased actress received such honour as actress never received before, nor has ever received since.
There was the great French actress who had every charm but youth, chatting vivaciously with a tall, pale-faced man whose French seemed to be as perfect as his attitude was correct.
The bailiff's mother had impressed him as a tragic actress might have impressed him on the stage.
He lived, for good reasons, in the same house as Florine, an actress for whom he wrote plays.
But it was my good, or my evil, fortune--I dare not say which--to have interested in myself and my sorrows an actress at a suburban theatre, who occupied the room under mine.