12 examples of Abridged in a sentence
(I have never seen Tony Richardson's 1969 version, but as that ran to less than two hours, shorter even than Zeffirelli's, I presume that was also abridged).
I haven't read through all the comments, but at least one poster mentioned that the 30 minute version might possibly be
In a slightly
version, it reads:“What happens to a dream deferred?
The past is being
and sugarcoated in order to portray it as superior to the widespread tumult and misery of today.
He continued on these lines, or
his amplifications according as he read success or indifference in the eyes of the two great ladies to whom he must appeal.
The preparations for the marriage were hurried on, the formalities being
as much as possible, and at last the welcome day arrived.
His general description is easily
But M. de Treville promised this favor after a novitiate of two years--a novitiate which might besides be
if an opportunity should present itself for d’Artagnan to render the king any signal service, or to distinguish himself by some brilliant action.
The wounded man sank upon his knees, to again kiss the feet of his preserver; but d’Artagnan, who had no longer a motive for staying so near the enemy,
the testimonials of his gratitude.
Their geometrical plan represented the typographical sign "&," which signifies "et cetera" abridged, but by isolating the upper mouth of the sign, through which the south and west winds blew so strongly, they could succeed in making the lower part of use.
"In Heaven's name," said he, "to what purpose serve these
One was the British consul at Suez, who, despite the prophecies of the English Government, and the unfavourable predictions of Stephenson, was in the habit of seeing, from his office window, English ships daily passing to and fro on the great canal, by which the old roundabout route from England to India by the Cape of Good Hope was
by at least a half.