cast of characters


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cast of characters the actors in a play
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In literature:

Thoroughgood Moor did much to redeem the character of the church from the disgrace cast upon it by the lives of its patrons.
"A History of American Christianity" by Leonard Woolsey Bacon
Reputation is only the shadow of character, and a very small house sometimes will cast a very long shadow.
"The Wedding Ring" by T. De Witt Talmage
Despite his faults, Moliere was cast in a noble, generous mould, of character as well as of genius.
"Classic French Course in English" by William Cleaver Wilkinson
What a cast of characters!
"The Big Fix" by George Oliver Smith
Type are cast separately in moulds, a "matrix" at the end of the mould forming the letter or other character.
"The Building of a Book" by Various
Mariam Abagi was a woman of unusual character for her caste.
"Under the Rebel's Reign" by Charles Neufeld
His is a character that gains from the mystery of romance cast over it.
"The Story of Rouen" by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
The character and genius of the inhabitants of these two countries took their cast, in each case, from the physical conformations of the soil.
"Xerxes" by Jacob Abbott
There is a story told of their life among themselves which casts lurid light on their character and ways of life.
"The Little Manx Nation - 1891" by Hall Caine
Of a wholly different cast of character and of reading was the renowned CAPTAIN COX of Coventry.
"Bibliomania; or Book-Madness" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
HALF-CASTES, character of, ii.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
There was a rich vein of the romantic in his character, but the cast of his mind was philosophical.
"War Letters of a Public-School Boy" by Henry Paul Mainwaring Jones
They were not fired by the dramatic character of their discovery; they were just cast down.
"Roy Blakeley in the Haunted Camp" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
The cast of characters having been named, the story may now enter the block.
"Pitching in a Pinch" by Christy Mathewson
Janet felt her pulse quicken as the title and the cast of characters, with her own name under Curt Newsom's.
"Janet Hardy in Radio City" by Ruthe S. Wheeler
The energetic attitude of Digeon once more showed the strong cast of his character.
"History of the Commune of 1871" by P. Lissagary
But this character of decoration soon assumed a national cast.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3" by Various
The cast of her features, her forms, her action, are the character of love in agony.
"The life and writings of Henry Fuseli, Volume III (of 3)" by Henry Fuseli
That we may fully appreciate the tension of the situation let us cast a single glance at the character of the Scribes.
"The Trial of Jesus from a Lawyer's Standpoint, Vol. I (of II)" by Walter M. Chandler
She describes her recollection of the cast of characters even now with a relish.
"The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb" by Charles Lamb

In news:

But first, a cuddly cast of characters will flock into your living room.
Colorful cast of characters comes out for Lexington Fourth of July parade.
In particular, you might not be familiar with the revolving cast of characters involved in following the food beat.
The Descendants, a dramedy filmed on Oahu and Kauai and packed with a cast of compelling Hawaii characters, picked up an Oscar statuette last night for best adapted screenplay.
"As part of one alleged scheme, Hotton concocted a cast of characters to invest in a major musical -- investors who turned out to be deep-pocketed phantoms," Bharara said in the news release.
For years, Queens was usually identified by the cast of TV characters coming from there-Archie Bunker, George Costanza's screeching parents and Fran Drescher, the nasal-challenged nanny.
You really can't add a cast of other characters and get anything other than Brussels sprouts .
is about to hit theaters and some inspired casting of a crucial new character may make this the best movie of them all.
An excellent cast made up entirely of character actors provides a rich array of eccentrics who live in the building over the deli and the sewers used as tunnels by the Troglodins.
'American Freak Show' features a strong cast of characters — from Sarah Palin to the 'Jersey Shore's' Snooki.
Jane Goodall reflects on 50 years of primate research, and the cast of characters she grew to love.
When casting Town & Gown Theatre's opening play of its 62nd season, director Paul Weber knew he needed five women whose personalities could carry a character-driven performance.
David Strathairn will join Jessica Chastain in the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of "The Heiress ," with the actor signing on to play the father of Chastain's title character.
Quite a cast of characters will help Lisa Nutter, the mayor's wife, officially light the city's holiday tree early Wednesday evening at JFK Plaza, better known as Love Park.
My family's cast of characters: Parents, Marilyn and Andrew.

In science:

The reader may find it helpful to continue returning to this “Cast of Characters” table as he advances through this play.
Relaxation Method For Calculating Quantum Entanglement
There the equation of state is used to find the alternative analytical form for f ′′ , that cast in evidence the non-negative character of the replicon eigenvalues.
Stability of the Mezard-Parisi solution for random manifolds