But the staginess of her acting was unbearable, and grew worse as she went on.
And when he did, Sweets almost laughed at the staginess and absurdity of what he said.
The humour of Beppo is the form in which naturalness overcomes the staginess and artificiality of Byron's earlier works.
The staginess of things infected or seemed to infect even Miss Irene Vanbrugh.
For, although ...