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 Meanings and Examples of TABLEAU
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 n.  striking and vivid representation; picture
Classic Sentence:
1  When her tableau was over, she could not help seeking Rhett's eyes to see if he had appreciated the pretty picture she made.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
2  No other tableau had been received with that precise note of approval: it had obviously been called forth by herself, and not by the picture she impersonated.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
3  The tableau all waned at last with the pallidness aloft; and once more the Pequod and every soul on her decks were wrapped in a pall.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
4  At sight of this tableau, many of the men in blue sprang from behind their covers and made an ungainly dance of joy.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 20
5  The cart must be tastefully ornamented; and if you and I dress ourselves as Neapolitan reapers, we may get up a striking tableau, after the manner of that splendid picture by Leopold Robert.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
6  Then they both stopped rowing, and unconsciously added a pretty little tableau of human love and happiness to the dissolving views reflected in the lake.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
7  The tableau vivant remained set among the squashed bluebells, nobody proffering a word.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
8  She felt sure that the tableau was interesting.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5
Example Sentence:
1  Colonel Dent, their spokesman, demanded "the tableau of the whole;" whereupon the curtain again descended.
2  History is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.