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  • Rita's vivacious beauty and perfect self-possession on the fateful night earned her a permanent place in stageland: Rita Dresden became a "star."

    Dope

  • Sam could picture the performances, the little dimly - lighted schoolhouses with the weatherbeaten faces shining in the light of the leaky magic lantern, and the delighted Windy running here and there, talking the jargon of stageland, arraying himself in his motley and strutting upon the little stage.

    Windy McPherson's Son

  • The result was beautiful and bizarre, but it did not suggest stageland because the colours were so good.

    Romance Island

  • But Leonora could not live away from stageland: the ladies of the rural aristocracy avoided her, and she needed applause and admiration.

    The Torrent Entre Naranjos

  • Directly in front sat a young couple; the girl, in a fresh white silk waist, wore so fat and new a wedding ring upon her ungloved hand, which the man held in a tight grip, that I surmised that this trip into stageland was perhaps their humble wedding journey, from which they would return to "rooms" made ready by jubilant relatives, eat

    People of the Whirlpool

  • I believe "ha, _ha_," by the way, is an ejaculation confined entirely to thwarted villains in stageland; but if I am a villain, I'm not thwarted yet.

    The Heather-Moon

  • And I suppose that a condensed list of your ideas about the mysterious stageland would boil down to something like this:

    Strictly business: more stories of the four million

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