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scene

(sēn),
Continuous action in one place; exhibition of questionable behavior.
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Our journey here lost the interest arising from beautiful scenery, but we arrived in a few days at Rotterdam, whence we proceeded by sea to England.
The rocky vine-clad cliffs on one side tower almost perpendicularly from their base to the height of at least fifteen hundred feet; while across the vale--in striking contrast to the scenery opposite--grass-grown elevations rise one above another in blooming terraces.
How shall I describe the scenery that met my eye, as I looked out from this verdant recess
They preferred those about peasant life, because of the descriptions of scenery and the pleasanter sentiments, though in general they liked novels about people in society, whose motives and habits were more comprehensible, spoke severely of Dickens, who "had never drawn a gentleman," and considered Thackeray less at home in the great world than Bulwer--who, however, was beginning to be thought old-fashioned.
If the actors of the Elizabethan time had no scenery they made up for the lack of it by splendid and gorgeous dressing.
But besides having no scenery, the people of England had at first no theaters.
I was frequently surprised in the scenery of Tierra del Fuego, at the little apparent elevation of mountains really lofty.
In the midst of such scenery we anchored at Cape Turn, close to Mount Sarmiento, which was then hidden in the clouds.
The stage scenery was ruined, trap-doors were so swollen that they wouldn't work for a week afterward, the fine costumes were spoiled, and no end of minor damages were done by that remarkable storm.
Yushan National Park Headquarters is holding a photography exhibition on Taiwan's beautiful scenery and ecology at Shueili Visitor Center from January to June 30.
KEITH Nickol has never visited Pontypridd - but he's fallen in love with the town and even collects postcards of its buildings and scenery.