Usage examples for artiste

  1. I have proved to him that I am an artiste; only when he feels that, will it pain him never again to see me exercise my art. – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  2. And our great artiste must be overcome with sleep! – Fantômas by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  3. She shall be an artiste. – A Hungarian Nabob by Maurus Jókai
  4. Should a shopkeeper or pedestrian wish to have his head shaved, his pig- tail dressed, or his eyebrows trimmed, he beckons to the first artiste who passes by, and the operation is forthwith performed, either in the shelter of a doorway, or in a shady angle of the open street. – A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas by Fanny Loviot
  5. The next point in making a bonnet is that the " artiste" should have a light hand, and should make it " off- hand," without letting it lie about to get soiled or tumbled. – Routledge's Manual of Etiquette by George Routledge
  6. In 1848 he contributed to the Artiste newspaper, then edited by Gautier, some fragments of a remarkable fantasy- piece on the legend of St. Anthony, which was not published as a whole till nearly a quarter of a century later. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  7. It is true there are still houses that care for a name, and where one may be artiste, and have pride in an inspiration. – Prisoners of Poverty Abroad by Helen Campbell
  8. People who do not know Monsieur Poluski often take him for an operatic artiste. – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  9. When he was quite a young man, I should not have been in the least surprised if he had come home with a flaunting barmaid, or something exquisitely vulgar in the way of a music hall artiste. – The Mystery of the Four Fingers by Fred M. White
  10. You, who are an artiste, who are a lovely woman, who are ambitious, and look upon fame as worth striving for, you would not lose your power, trample under foot your ambition, see your rare beauty slighted, and your enchanting grace despised?" – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  11. The accomplished artiste to whose representations you have been good enough to listen, has told you- so far as he is concerned- the simple truth. – The Mayor of Troy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  12. Whilst she was singing a pin could have been heard to fall; it almost seemed as though the huge concourse of people held its breath so that not a single note of the wonderful voice should be missed, and when she ceased there fell a silence- that brief silence, like a sigh of ecstasy, which, is the greatest tribute that any artiste can receive. – The Splendid Folly by Margaret Pedler
  13. Now I- but of course I married foolishly, I married an artiste. – A Chair on The Boulevard by Leonard Merrick
  14. In that sense a great artiste is always a student. – The Splendid Folly by Margaret Pedler
  15. He held my hands, he fairly stammered for a moment, then he said: You are an artiste and a brave and generous girl. – Life on the Stage by Clara Morris
  16. She might be an artiste, too poor to afford a cab home. – The Red Symbol by John Ironside
  17. The conductor opens the door to tell the ladies that the next station is Nuremberg, whereupon the artiste takes a comb and a tangled braid of false hair out of her travelling- case and begins to dress her hair. – Erlach Court by Ossip Schubin
  18. Theophile Gautier, who paid him a visit there not long after the installation, gave a sketch of what he saw in an article that appeared in the Artiste. – Balzac by Frederick Lawton