For his success as a writer Delavigne was in no small measure indebted to the stirring nature of the times in which he lived.
In the list of those who opposed him were the names of only two men of real note, Delavigne and Scribe.
Two other dramatic poets followed in Delavigne's steps: these were d'Avrigni and Soumet.
Scribe and Delavigne, the librettists, and Meyerbeer, devoted busy days and nights to hurrying on the work.
A pure disciple of Racine at first, Delavigne deftly managed to adopt some innovations of the romanticist school.
By many of his own time Delavigne was looked upon as unsurpassed and unsurpassable.
Twenty-five thousand copies were sold; Delavigne was famous.
I presume that Madame Delavigne will spend some time in a sanitarium after this heart attack, and she has my banker's address.
Opera in five acts, by Meyerbeer; words by Scribe and Delavigne.
Accordingly Delavigne became librarian at the Palais Royal, a position retained during the remainder of his life.