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  • Which means there are lots of chances to play safely, but also lots of semi-dramatic moments when you have to make significant decisions about the odds, with everyone else looking on and giving you a hard time.

    The Play Perplex

  • Which means there are lots of chances to play safely, but also lots of semi-dramatic moments when you have to make significant decisions about the odds, with everyone else looking on and giving you a hard time.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • Later on he substituted for this several prolonged series of semi-dramatic public readings from his works, an effort which drew heavily on his vitality and shortened his life, but which intoxicated him with its enormous success.

    A History of English Literature

  • It is useless, and to my mind a little distasteful, to substitute for all this wonderful child activity the artificial symbolism of the kindergarten school in which children are taught to sing songs or go through certain semi-dramatic activities which savour too much of a performance acquired by precise instruction.

    The Nervous Child

  • We were disappointed in not seeing a "ceremony," but were told to come in the evening and witness a temple dance, and, I believe, also a semi-dramatic ceremony.

    Travels in the Far East

  • He had a very good opinion of himself as a poet, and it is possible that he foresaw the importance of the new type of semi-dramatic entertainment which Handel was creating.

    Handel

  • Side by side with these semi-dramatic plays proceeded the attempts to follow more closely the ancient dramatic form in the school drama with its varied contents.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • It is semi-dramatic, and the three voices of the poem can be easily discovered.

    Children's Literature A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher-Training Classes

  • Apostrophe is made natural by the semi-dramatic quality of the situation.

    Diderot and the Encyclopaedists

  • He employs the semi-dramatic form of easy dialogue throughout the book with extraordinary lightness and skill.

    Latin Literature

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