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Examples from the Web for labiche

Historical Examples of labiche

  • Labiche begins one of his plays with two servants at work in a salon.

  • It is a symbol, nothing more nor less,—a symbol in a play by Labiche!

    The English Stage

    Augustin Filon

  • Is it any wonder that Dickens and Labiche have found no fit successors?

    Adventures in Criticism

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • Labiche poaching upon the fields of him who has written Solness, the Master-Builder!

    The English Stage

    Augustin Filon

  • The plots assuredly would have extorted the admiration of Labiche himself, so complicated and ingenious are they.

    The History of "Punch"

    M. H. Spielmann

British Dictionary definitions for labiche


  1. Eugène Marin (øʒɛn marɛ̃). 1815–88, French dramatist, noted for his farces of middle-class life, which include Le Chapeau de paille d'Italie (1851) and Le Voyage de Monsieur Perrichon (1860)
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