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  • "I'm taking Kel and Caulder to a matinee," he says.†   (source)
  • Or else we would go to a matinee, which Mother loved, and we would see two, three films, come out in the dark, our eyes bleary, ears ringing, fingers smelling of popcorn.†   (source)
  • My best friend Dee Dee Baker and I have snuck off to see M.M. and Brigitte Bardot both at the matinee (Father would flatout kill me if he knew), so you see I know a thing or two about diamonds.†   (source)
  • "You could go to a matinee," said Georgina, "and eat popcorn."†   (source)
  • There's a matinee at three o'clock that will leave plenty of time to return to our rooms and dress to go out.†   (source)
  • On Saturday afternoons, he took her on outings—to matinees, to free public rehearsals of the symphony, for strolls through the arboretum.†   (source)
  • Our first circus, our first matinee, our first dead body—we arrived at these milestones together.†   (source)
  • My mother had left that morning to spend the day in Boston: shopping on Newbury Street in the morning and a matinee in the afternoon.†   (source)
  • They watched matinee crowds enter theaters and her mother made comments on the ladies' hats.†   (source)
  • There is no matinee.†   (source)
  • But the thing was, I'd made that date to go to a matinee with old Sally Hayes, and I needed to keep some dough for the tickets and stuff.†   (source)
  • "I can't see how attending a matinee will change her life," Felicity grouses.†   (source)
  • My wife and I stopped going to parks and matinees.†   (source)
  • Matinee idol at the Durham Triplex.†   (source)
  • It's a matinee: I can get there, see the show, then take the bus back in time for my evening shift at the Swiss Chalet.†   (source)
  • We return you now to our studios and "Matinee Musicale."†   (source)
  • I'm gonna look like a matinee idol, Bubba, when you're walking the quad with your M-1 rifle slung over your shoulder.†   (source)
  • Iphigenie, the older daughter, was recovering from a week-long case of die Grippe and Madame wished to find out whether, in the Commandant's judgment, the girl was well enough to accompany her to the matinee.†   (source)
  • He was a great matinee idol then, you know.†   (source)
  • The matinee audience was made up chiefly of women.   (source)
  • I saw her nostrils narrow, and Lunardi's smile dissolved, his matinee idol suaveness with it.†   (source)
  • It wasn't a matinee idol smile; it wasn't cocky enough.†   (source)
  • But I didn't see why Bruce had to pick this moment to be all suave and matinee-idolish.†   (source)
  • For a second, I was tempted to tell her to forget about the matinee.†   (source)
  • It's Sunday, but there's always one or two matinees going on Sunday.†   (source)
  • What if I want to go to a matinee?†   (source)
  • Since the matinee nothing has felt quite real anyway; it's been enough of a day for me—much more, certainly, than I'm used to.†   (source)
  • Maybe they were part of some big old complicated New York family —music people, academics, one of those large, artsy West Side families that you saw up around Columbia or at Lincoln Center matinees.†   (source)
  • We went to The Idaho for the usual fare at the Saturday matinee—a double feature: Treasure of the Golden Condor, wherein Cornel Wilde is a dashing eighteenth-century Frenchman seeking hidden Mayan riches in Guatemala; and Drum Beat, wherein Alan Ladd is a cowboy and Audrey Dalton is an Indian.†   (source)
  • How was the matinee?†   (source)
  • Carlos was the oldest and most reserved of the doormen, like an aging Mexican matinee idol with his pencil moustache and greying temples, his black shoes polished to a high gloss and his white gloves whiter than everyone else's.†   (source)
  • Basically we were content enough doing our own laundry down in the basement, going to matinees instead of full-price movies, eating day-old baked goods and cheap Chinese carry-out (noodles, egg foo yung) and counting out nickels and dimes for bus fare.†   (source)
  • David Herold is a former pharmacy clerk who was born and raised in Washington, D.C. Like Booth, he possesses matinee-idol good looks.†   (source)
  • Observers in the audience have heard the pop and are amazed by the sudden appearance of a famous matinee idol making a cameo on the stage right before their very eyes—perhaps adding some comical whimsy to this very special evening.†   (source)
  • The married copywriters met their secretaries, or the secretaries of other writers, or the tall and lissome secretaries of account executives, white-shod and well-spoken, and went about the tender regimen of their lunchtime love—the nooner, it was called, or the matinee—meeting in the secretaries' snug apartments, striking in their dimensional similarity to the cubicles the writers worked in, only decorated more touchingly and vulnerably, with posters of Madrid on the off-white walls, or prints of Marino Marini horses or Bernard Buffet lobsters, or in the larger apartments of secretaries with roommates, whic†   (source)
  • WALTER AND I ARE relaxing between the matinee and evening show when there's a soft rapping on our door.†   (source)
  • On Wednesdays Hema took us to the British Council and USIS libraries, where we returned books, checked out a new pile, loaded them in the car, then she dropped us off at the Empire Theater or Cinema Adowa for the matinee.†   (source)
  • In each city he has a practice ring set up in the back end, and day after day, the four of us—August, Marlena, Rosie, and I—spend the hours between our arrival in town and the start of the matinee working on Rosie's act.†   (source)
  • Which was really a hot one, because my grandmother hardly ever even goes out of the house, except maybe to go to a goddam matinee or something.†   (source)
  • What is so wonderful about that first meeting between a silly romantic schoolgirl and a matinee idol?†   (source)
  • By this time all the matinees must have begun.†   (source)
  • Mama had dressed and gone off with Aunt Sissy to see a matinee from a ten-cent gallery seat.†   (source)
  • The Charity matinee was over, I felt; the impresario had buttoned his astrakhan coat and taken his fee and the disconsolate ladies of the company were without a leader.†   (source)
  • The curtain having fallen for the night, the evening over, and the first act set for tomorrow's matinee.†   (source)
  • He stressed my heartlessness, my inability to state Mother's age, my visit to the swimming pool where I met Marie, our matinee at the pictures where a Fernandel film was showing, and finally my return with Marie to my rooms.†   (source)
  • A movie house was letting the graduates attend the Saturday matinee two-for-a-nickel providing they brought their diplomas along as proof.†   (source)
  • She waited at the stage door after the Saturday matinee and followed him to the shabby brownstone house where he lived untheatrically in a modest furnished room.†   (source)
  • They sat in the first row at the Wednesday and Saturday matinees.†   (source)
  • Dressing, after the matinee on Wednesday, a knock came at her dressingroom door.†   (source)
  • I've been to the matinee this afternoon.†   (source)
  • Twice a week there were matinees, and then Hurstwood ate a cold snack, which he prepared himself.†   (source)
  • Not long after this matinee experience—perhaps a month—Mrs.†   (source)
  • "Could down and meet me to-morrow," he said, " and we'll go to the matinee.†   (source)
  • Not long after this Mrs. Hurstwood came with a similar proposition, only it was to a matinee this time.†   (source)
  • And best of all, as Clyde now found to his pleasure, and yet despair at times, the place was visited, just before and after the show on matinee days, by bevies of girls, single and en suite, who sat at the counter and giggled and chattered and gave their hair and their complexions last perfecting touches before the mirror.†   (source)
  • This was not his choosing, but the crime of this happy-go-lucky nation which goes blundering along with its Reconstruction tragedies, its Spanish war interludes and Philippine matinees, just as though God really were dead.†   (source)
  • The matinee was over.†   (source)
  • Every fine lady must be in the crowd on Broadway in the afternoon, in the theatre at the matinee, in the coaches and dining-halls at night.†   (source)
  • Between the acts she studied the galaxy of matinee attendants in front rows and boxes, and conceived a new idea of the possibilities of New York.†   (source)
  • There gathered, before the matinee and afterwards, not only all the pretty women who love a showy parade, but the men who love to gaze upon and admire them.†   (source)
  • "Let's go to the matinee this afternoon," said Mrs. Vance, who had stepped across into Carrie's flat one morning, still arrayed in a soft pink dressing-gown, which she had donned upon rising.†   (source)
  • So true and well understood was this fact, that several years later a popular song, detailing this and other facts concerning the afternoon parade on matinee days, and entitled "What Right Has He on Broadway?" was published, and had quite a vogue about the music halls of the city.†   (source)
  • Is there a matinee?†   (source)
  • There was a Madame de Raudon, who certainly had a matinee musicale at Wildbad, accompanied by Herr Spoff, premier pianist to the Hospodar of Wallachia, and my little friend Mr. Eaves, who knew everybody and had travelled everywhere, always used to declare that he was at Strasburg in the year 1830, when a certain Madame Rebecque made her appearance in the opera of the Dame Blanche, giving occasion to a furious row in the theatre there.†   (source)
  • Matinee.†   (source)
  • The word /matinée/ offers a convenient example.†   (source)
  • Owing to a brick received in the latter half of the matinée.†   (source)
  • /Cañon/ was changed to /canyon/ years ago, and the cases of /exposé/, /divorcée/, /schmierkäse/, /employé/ and /matinée/ are familiar.†   (source)
  • She could see at once by his dark eyes and his pale intellectual face that he was a foreigner, the image of the photo she had of Martin Harvey, the matinee idol, only for the moustache which she preferred because she wasn't stagestruck like Winny Rippingham that wanted they two to always dress the same on account of a play but she could not see whether he had an aquiline nose or a slightly retroussé from where he was sitting.†   (source)
  • Thus in Argentina /matinée/, /menu/, /début/, /toilette/ and /femme de chambre/ are perfectly good Argentine, and in Mexico /sandwich/ and /club/ have been thoroughly naturalized.†   (source)
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