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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MONOLOGUE

Mame punctuates this monologue with a regular and excusable "My land!"

At last there was a lull in the monologue and I arose and said I must be going.

I was shaving during this monologue of Mammy's, with my back to her.

Conversation during the meal was, for the most part, a monologue by the captain.

Still the only reply to his monologue was the chugging of the engine.

And this time, it was Wade who began talking in a monologue.

The dialogue in the Mysteries was chiefly in octaves, the monologue in terzine.

A double ring at the entrance gate interrupted his monologue.

Two strokes of the bell at the main entrance interrupted his monologue.

The minstrel with the staying qualities was laboring with a monologue.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, "long speech by one person," from French monologue, from Late Greek monologos "speaking alone," from Greek monos "single, alone" (see mono-) + logos "speech, word," from legein "to speak" (see lecture (n.)).

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