La haute bohme, with a less strict limitation of years, makes money and spends it recklessly.
I remember the night we heard "bohme" from the gallery of the Opra Comique.
In the absence of wealth it was a gay little Pierrot-perfidy of the vie de bohme.
However, "Madame Butterfly" and "bohme" were never given to my knowledge.
Then the architect Dubiche, one of the members of the young bohme, dreamed in a spirit of presage of a new architecture.
These were the days of the second cnacle, for "Hernani" was the Hegira of la vie de bohme.
This was the break with well-ordered life and the sign-post which showed him the way into the bohme.
La vie de bohme implies youth, so that its generations change as rapidly as those of a university.
It may well be taken to represent the free unrestrained spirit of the Vie de bohme.
The most universal word—which I shall adopt—applicable to this haute bohme is the contemporary name for them, les viveurs.