There was a black curtain, like a drop-scene; and I knew that, as soon as that lifted, I should be dead and on the other side.
She was hoping that with Alvan's eruption the drop-scene would fall.
These were the drop-scene, merely: negligible, when Life took the stage.
The drop-scene (as we should call it) raised between the acts of a play.
A drop-scene, however, is not amiss to any little conversational drama.
Some six years are supposed to have elapsed since the drop-scene fell on our last act.
I remember there was a drop-scene on which was daubed a blue lake with very green hills in the distance.
Renée, with the help of her drawing-master, had painted the drop-scene, which looked something like the banks of the Seine.
In the background is the drop-scene of mountainous hills, dotted with villages and scored with paths and gullies.
At a nod from Mr. Jope, two seamen ran and cut the cords supporting the drop-scene.