cast of characters

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Noun1.cast of characters - the actors in a play
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
troupe, company - organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical); "the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"
supporting players, ensemble - a cast other than the principals
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At that time, I was not: I used to rise each morning eager to shake off his yoke, and go out with my portmanteau under my arm, if a beggar, at least a freeman; and in the evening, when I came back from the pensionnat de demoiselles, a certain pleasant voice in my ear; a certain face, so intelligent, yet so docile, so reflective, yet so soft, in my eyes; a certain cast of character, at once proud and pliant, sensitive and sagacious, serious and ardent, in my head; a certain tone of feeling, fervid and modest, refined and practical, pure and powerful, delighting and troubling my memory--visions of new ties I longed to contract, of new duties I longed to undertake, had taken the rover and the rebel out of me, and had shown endurance of my hated lot in the light of a Spartan virtue.
"She has been unkind to you, no doubt; because you see, she dislikes your cast of character, as Miss Scatcherd does mine; but how minutely you remember all she has done and said to you!
In harmony with this delight in personal advantages there is in their plays a certain heroic cast of character and dialogue, --as in Bonduca, Sophocles, the Mad Lover, the Double Marriage,--wherein the speaker is so earnest and cordial and on such deep grounds of character, that the dialogue, on the slightest additional incident in the plot, rises naturally into poetry.
I felt it almost as a destiny to make Salem my home; so that the mould of features and cast of character which had all along been familiar here -- ever, as one representative of the race lay down in the grave, another assuming, as it were, his sentry-march along the main street -- might still in my little day be seen and recognised in the old town.
Geoff Metcalfe joined the Corrie cast of characters as a jovial hospital DJ and part-time kids' magician - but his darker side is starting to show.
With poetic prose, Josephine Rowe creates a memorable cast of characters.
The upcoming movie's poster has also been unveiled, and features the cast of characters that will be appearing in the film.
A twenty-year-old grudge and a rich cast of characters make this mystery continually surprising.
That glut of books has not deterred Thomas Vinciguerra, and in Cast of Characters (Norton, $27.95, 464 pages, ISBN 9780393240030) he provides a thorough and entertaining group portrait of the (mostly) men who shaped the magazine from its beginnings until the years just after World War II.
We can expect more of the same from the drama's second run, which features a largely new cast of characters and is set in a different time period.
They're among a colourful cast of characters joining youngsters as part of Walking to School Week.
In this fascinating and revealing program cameras were given an unprecedented look inside creator Herge's archives of his world famous cartoon hero Tintin and his timeless cast of characters.