How to use Spectators in a sentence
The spectators applaud or hiss according as they make their bow well or ill.
The amphitheatre, which seated 12,000 spectators, is in a better state of preservation.
The military rashly interfered, and several innocent spectators were shot.
Then he turned to the assembled spectators.
In a fancy dress wheelbarrow race along Marsh Lane, spectators will throw water bombs at the contestants.Advertisement
This auditorium held 7 500 spectators.
There is a gutter round the level space of the stadium, with basins at intervals for the use of spectators or competitors, and a post at every hundred feet of the course, thus dividing it into six portions.
Of the seats occupied by the spectators, only the lower tiers remain.
Under the Turkish buildings along the western side of the arena, some arches against which seats for the spectators were built are still visible.
But in all this it has been assumed that we are spectators of the objective semblance; it remains to make good this assumption, or, in other words, to show the possibility of knowledge; this is the problem of what Herbart terms Eidolology, and forms the transition from metaphysic to psychology.Advertisement
But seeing is believing the paintings of Dali, like vivid dreams, may seem wholly believable to some spectators.
Both races earned the drivers a standing ovation from the spectators.
Wales ' Commonwealth hopefuls impressed the gathered throng of spectators at the Norwich Union International this weekend.
It drew tears from the eyes of many unconcerned spectators.
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The Red Arrows Hundreds of spectators took up vantage positions on Tain Links on Thursday night to watch the Red Arrows Display Team.
For example, if you have access to a prop like a mini circus tent or a big model of a tree, place cupcakes in the tent to act as spectators or performers, or arrange cupcakes in the tree branches and at the tree's base.
Games that involve going outside on warm days or allowing spectators to watch are also effective.
For decades, teams of three hardy fools had tried to knock each other senseless with high pressure fire hoses, while the spectators tried to escape the cross fire.
She laughed loudly enough to turn the heads of a half dozen spectators.Advertisement
The crowd had grown since Dean's Thursday trip, both in numbers of climbers and spectators.
Nine years after a monument, raised by public subscription, in the cemetery of Kensal Green, was inaugurated by Monckton Milnes (Lord Houghton) with a concourse of spectators that showed how well the memory of the poet stood the test of time.
A wooden theatre was erected for the occasion, capable of holding 80,000 spectators.
At his accession spectators were struck by the fearless manner in which he rode, practically unattended, on his way to be girt with the sword of Eyub.
Aston Lower Grounds, adjoining the park, contain an assembly hall, and the playing field of the Aston Villa Football Club, where the more important games are witnessed by many thousands of spectators.Advertisement
So far as the physical universe is concerned, we are merely spectators; the only action that remains for us is contemplation.
Its eastern side is built into the hill, its longer diameter is 76 yds., and it accommodated seven or eight thousand spectators.
A mound of earth was raised which would serve as a platform on which the victim would be slaughtered in the presence of the concourse of spectators.
Arles still possesses many monuments of Roman architecture and art, the most remarkable being the ruins of an amphitheatre (the Arenes), capable of containing 25,000 spectators, which, in the 11th and 12th centuries, was flanked with massive towers, of which three are still standing.
The meetings referred to were probably those of exceptional interest, such as the election or the coronation of a king, and people from the neighbourhood were there merely as interested, and sometimes excited, spectators.Advertisement
Plautus in more than one place thinks it necessary to explain to the spectators of his plays that slaves at Athens enjoyed such privileges, and even licence, as must be surprising to a Roman audience.
Its Stadt-Theater, rebuilt in 1874, has room for 1750 spectators and is particularly devoted to operatic performances; the Thalia-Theater dates from 1841, and holds 1700 to "Soo people, and the Schauspielhaus (for drama) from 1900 people, and there are some seven or eight minor establishments.
There are also the bull-ring, capable of accommodating 8000 spectators, the pelota court (el Trinquete) and several parks or gardens.
Large gatherings of spectators are attracted to the first-class cricket matches played at Lord's ground, St John's Wood, by the Marylebone Club and the Middlesex County teams, Eton College against Harrow School, and Oxford against Cambridge University; to the Kennington Oval for the matches of the Surrey club, and the Leyton ground for those of the Essex club.
Adjoining the palace are two theatres, the Residenz or private theatre, and the handsome Hoftheater, accommodating 2500 spectators.Advertisement
They may have contributed to the formation of the style of comedy which appears at the very outset much more mature than that of serious poetry, tragic or epic. They gave the name and some of the characteristics to that special literary product of the Roman soil, the satura, addressed to readers, not to spectators, which ultimately was developed into pure poetic satire in Lucilius, Horace, Persius and Juvenal, into the prose and verse miscellany of Varro, and into something approaching the prose novel in Petronius.
The Florentines had been spectators rather than actors in these great events.
In Stuart times all ranks of society believed in her, and referring to her supposed foretelling of the Great Fire, Pepys relates that when Prince Rupert heard, while sailing up the Thames on the 10th of October 1666, of the outbreak of the fire "all he said was, ` now Shipton's prophecy was out.'" One of her prophecies was supposed to have menaced Yeovil, Somerset, with an earthquake and flood in 1879, and so convinced were the peasantry of the truth of her prognostications that hundreds moved from their cottages on the eve of the expected disaster, while spectators swarmed in from all quarters of the county to see the town's destruction.
Among the public buildings still recognizable are a theatre capable of accommodating 6000 spectators, a naumachia (circus for naval combats) and several temples, of which the largest was probably the grandest structure in the city, possessing a portico of Corinthian pillars 38 ft.
It is computed that from 40,000 to 45,000 spectators could have found sitting-room, though it is hardly probable that such a number was ever reached.Advertisement
After the San Carlo at Naples it is the largest theatre in Europe, and can seat 3600 spectators.
Itinerant showmen carry about these serpents, and cause them to assume a dancing motion for the amusement of the spectators.
Before a wave of progress has reached our shores we have had the opportunity of watching it as spectators, and of considering how we shall receive it.
Early in the 18th century the spirit of revolt against despotism led to an attempt at the restoration of the drama by authors sprung from the people, who wrote for spectators .
They are mostly gregarious, and the agility and grace of their movements in the water are themes of admiration to the spectators when a "school of porpoises" is playing round the bows of a vessel at sea.Advertisement
On the other hand, it requires only a very slight acquaintance with the state of the drama in France at the time to see that these works, poor as they may now seem, must have struck the spectators as something new and surprising.
The other noteworthy buildings are the bull-ring, capable of seating 10,000 spectators, the theatre, fine provincial and municipal halls, barracks, a hospital, a Jesuit college, the American International School for girls, and many other schools.
The ceremony took place in the Champ de Mars (July 14, 1790) in presence of the king, the queen, the Assembly, and an enormous concourse of spectators.
That a revolution largely inspired by generous and humane feeling should have issued in such havoc and such crimes is a paradox which astounded spectators and still perplexes the historian.
The next was that of Venus on the 24th of November (0.S.) 1639, of which Jeremiah Horrocks and William Crabtree were the sole spectators.Advertisement
These suburbs contain the town-hall, theatre, markets, and a bull-ring with seats for 12,000 spectators.
The moment at which the dismissal took place cannot be exactly determined, and it is not clear whether the catechumens were allowed to remain for a portion of the Communion service, and if so, whether as spectators or as partial participants.
After the trail bent toward the cliff, Dean could see down the gorge, all the way to the roadway bridge where ghost-like spectators continued to mill about in the whirl of falling snow.
The arena can accommodate in excess of 7,500 seated spectators, with provisions for the disabled.
In the hands of a show pilot this model will fly smooth pattern style aerobatics with ease & astonish spectators with freestyle routines.
There's a big pair of double gates here, much beloved by Network Q spectators.
In the course of the Games, more than 80,000 spectators cheered on the athletes across a total of 13 events.
It allows competitors, organizers and spectators to recognize and celebrate together the best performers from the weekend.
Competitors came out of the shade of the trees to be greeted by a sizeable crowd of spectators clustered around a cleverly prepared re-start.
Except it's a total free-for-all - you literally just show up - and they're expecting something like two million spectators.
Spectators had seats on a huge temporary floating grandstand with scoreboards for all to see.
Alas a last-lap shoot-out was denied spectators, red flags coming out to bring proceedings to a premature halt.
They're gritty, they look incredible, and they're just one more factor that will make those spectators remember you.
Anyone who predicts that 350, let alone 1,000, spectators are suddently going to attend is very, very misguided in their thoughts.
The skeletons made their way through the astonished spectators, eventually melting into the crowd, still shouting slogans against a long-dead president.
Jack entertained the spectators whilst Mrs Gregory pointed out how well balanced he was for his age.
The beautiful day did nothing to attract spectators which made the field seem rather empty.
They don't want to be mere spectators, or passers by.
With large numbers of sometimes excited spectators, sporting venues still have the potential for disaster, not least from fire.
The spectators were seated in its terraces; women and plebeians (plebs) were confined to the topmost tier of seats.
Bull-fights were formerly held in the main plaza, where galleries to accommodate spectators were built between the buttresses of an ancient parish church.
Richard Head in his Life and Death of Mother Shipton (1684) says, "the body was of indifferent height, her head was long, with sharp fiery eyes, her nose of an incredible and unproportionate length, having many crooks and turnings, adorned with many strange pimples of divers colours, as red, blue and dirt, which like vapours of brimstone gave such a lustre to her affrighted spectators in the dead time of the night, that one of them confessed several times in my hearing that her nurse needed no other light to assist her in her duties" Allowing for the absurdity of this account, it certainly seems (if any reliance is to be placed on the so-called authorities) that the child was phenomenally plain and deformed.
To ordinary spectators the lady appeared to be a short, fat, coarse woman, painted half an inch thick, dressed in gaudy colours, and fond of exhibiting provincial airs and graces which were not exactly those of the Queensberrys and Lepels.
I don't know who had the best time, the monkeys, Helen or the spectators.
The flames flared up again, lighting the animated, delighted, exhausted faces of the spectators.
The Globe Arena is a sport and culture arena with seating for 16,000 spectators.
They do n't want to be mere spectators, or passers by.
In addition, you will want to pack your patience, especially if you are shooting in a large crowd with other camera-wielding spectators who may jostle you while they try to snap their perfect fireworks photo.
Acclaim could have added more court surroundings like more spectators or more action in the far background, but that is just something that would please me.
Spectators take a more active role by snapping pictures and crowding behind you as you race past.
The spectators are bland and there's nothing going on at the sidelines, but those aren't things to complain about.
Beginning in the streets of Spain with music inspired by a combination of Moorish, Gypsy, and Gallic sources, the dance has spread to both spectators and flamenco dancers worldwide.
Colorful fish dart in and out, while sharks and stingrays float placidly by spectators.
The parades feature dazzling light displays on boats that sail in front of spectators during the evening hours.
This event is the largest outdoor multi-sport event in the country and will feature 1,200 competitors and over 15,000 spectators.
Wedgies. They've got strappy sandals, spectators, sporty lace-ups and two-tone vamp shoes, all in classic colors and color combos.
Since their beginning, the Olympics have provided athletes a common goal to strive for and spectators a chance to see the world's best sportsmen compete for the gold.
Families with members of all ages come to games, and being respectful of fellow spectators is basic social courtesy.
Often times, the goal is to raise money for a charity so either spectators will be charged a nominal fee to see the entertainment, or there would be a raffle.
She helps to boost team morale and she keeps spectators alive and upbeat during the game.
In fact, the awe that spectators will experience when it comes to such advanced stunts is directly proportional to the difficulty and potential danger of a stunt.
Have varsity football players play the role of cheerleaders, and charge the spectators admission.
You can either charge the participants or the spectators for this event.
The home team chooses which jersey to wear and then notifies the other team so that the two teams' jersey colors won't be too similar out on the field and cause confusion for both the players and the spectators.
When they did, they started a controversy between the athletes and spectators that continues today.
He did not confine himself to news, but wrote something very like finished essays on questions of policy, trade and domestic concerns; he also introduced a "Scandal Club," in which minor questions of manners and morals were treated in a way which undoubtedly suggested the Tatlers and Spectators which followed.
The disciples of Jesus do not appear as spectators of the end, but only a group of women who had ministered to His needs in Galilee, and had followed Him up to Jerusalem.
The bold and patriotic Crabbe contrived to board the bewitched flagship, and was seen apparently laying about him with an axe on the water - which the spectators took to be a proof either that he was mad, or that this was the devil in his shape.
When censor in 318, in order that the spectators might have more room for seeing the games that were celebrated in the Forum, he provided the buildings in the neighbourhood with balconies, which were called after him maeniana.
Raised on three steps, and formed by a single Doric colonnade, open towards the Altis, it afforded a place from which spectators could conveniently view the passage of processions and the sacrifices at the great altar of Zeus.
The seats, rising in tiers, as in a theatre, accommodated about 44,000 spectators; the arena was 670 ft.