V.S. Naipaul's new book, The masque of Africa, has not been well received by critics.
masque of the Red Death was the second-to-last Poe film I made.
In any case he would have enjoyed the masque, knowing that Pocahontas had performed it to honour her father's guests.
Somehow he had not seen the real story, but some game or masque.
We have given a few in the case of the masque and the 'Midsummer Night's Dream.'
Nor did the greatest poets disdain to write words for the masque.
Do you remember the masque of Pandora, and the mysterious chest?
Every great man's house had a hall which was used for the masque.
Well for us that this masque and Triumph of Nature should not always be seen as from the twentieth year!
In late years this had been practically a masque or an opera.
"masquerade, masked ball," 1510s, from Middle French masque; see mask (n.), with which it was originally identical. It developed a special sense of "amateur theatrical performance" (1560s) in Elizabethan times, when such entertainments (originally performed in masks) were popular among the nobility.