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staging

Redecorating a home, including the use of rented furniture and accessories, to make it appear more attractive to potential buyers.

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The mimic royalty on the stage, with their soaked satins clinging to their bodies, slopped about ankle-deep in water, warbling their sweetest and best, the fiddlers under the eaves of the state sawed away for dear life, with the cold overflow spouting down the backs of their necks, and the dry and happy King sat in his lofty box and wore his gloves to ribbons applauding.
Then we got up and drove ever so far to Maplewood, where the stage was.
Here Miss Garth seized her opportunity, and addressed the stage loudly from the pit.
A great boaster was he withal, and to-day he strutted about on one of these corner stages, and vaunted of his prowess, and offered to crack any man's crown for a shilling.
Standing on one side of the stage, and partly overshadowing it, was a tall foxglove, which seemed, as the evening breeze gently swayed it hither and thither, to offer exactly the sort of accommodation that the orator desired.
If misery and madness abound in stage life, so also does an indomitable cheerfulness, always at least a cheerful countenance.
And many a dog works on the stage in a spiked collar, and a clever man can twist a dog's nose and nobody in the audience any the wiser.
After a few moments' rest, the orchestra played crashingly, and a small fat man burst out upon the stage.
Here Herod rages on the pageant and in the street also" is one stage direction.
Cuvier used to urge that no monkey occurred in any tertiary stratum; but now extinct species have been discovered in India, South America, and in Europe even as far back as the eocene stage.
With no thought of incongruity, too, these writers brought God the Father onto the stage in bodily form, and then, attempting in all sincerity to show him reverence, gilded his face and put into his mouth long speeches of exceedingly tedious declamation.
shrieked Signora Rosaura, peeking in from the side of the stage.