Usage examples for vaudeville

  1. I know I went last week to a vaudeville and I just laughed all through. – Further Foolishness by Stephen Leacock
  2. In a flash it came to him: " The green hill far away without a city wall"; the child singing on the vaudeville stage; the hush in the audience. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  3. You know how I hate vaudeville – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  4. Olivier Basselin is the parent of the title Vaudevire- which has since been corrupted into Vaudeville – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume One by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  5. Later the pantomime yielded gradually to dialogue, and the vaudeville was tending to farcical opera when Scribe gave it a new direction. – Bataille De Dames by Eugène Scribe and Ernest Legouvé
  6. If we had inherited our dispositions from eagles we should have loathed vaudeville – This Simian World by Clarence Day Jr.
  7. Once when the " Puritani" quartet was in Paris, Lablache was quartered at the same hotel as General Tom Thumb, who was delighting audiences at a vaudeville – Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday by Henry C. Lahee
  8. It occurred to neither of them that it was strange to find this chance in the rustling darkness of the big vaudeville house, with several thousand of persons pressing all about them. – Sisters by Kathleen Norris
  9. He also said he had not yet received any word from the other uncle and aunt of the two vaudeville children. – Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue Giving a Show by Laura Lee Hope
  10. The first made was produced at the Vaudeville in 1832, and was based on the story of Colonel Chabert, which under another title, The Compromise, had finished as a serial in the March Artiste of the same year. – Balzac by Frederick Lawton
  11. But as those days of war were the days of men, vaudeville made its appeal to men only. – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page
  12. People are very much mistaken, he said, turning to Professor Toussaint, who was sitting beside him and to whom he had been introduced a few minutes before, if they suppose that morality among vaudeville performers is laxer than among any other set of persons. – Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann
  13. Time was when Miss Harris had been content with Sundays in the park, vaudeville first balcony- on Wednesdays, and a moving picture now and then. – Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories by Rex Beach
  14. It was only a vaudeville youth, slender as a girl, who lived on the floor above, feeling unsteadily, and a bit the worse for wear, for the lock that must eventually fit his key. – The Vertical City by Fannie Hurst
  15. This was a vaudeville show by ten men who had been actors in civil life, and who were detailed to amuse the soldiers. – A Yankee in the Trenches by R. Derby Holmes
  16. Bless my soul, I don't say that I at once suspected Lupin behind Polonius and Polonius behind the gentleman who came and bored me in the box at the Vaudeville – The Crystal Stopper by Maurice LeBlanc
  17. I would even be willing to pay for a glimpse of Martian vaudeville – Show Business by William C. Boyd Lyle G. Boyd
  18. Where does the decline of the vaudeville come in? – Imaginary Interviews by W. D. Howells
  19. Then let them go to a vaudeville show! – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  20. I'm Obermuller, of the Vaudeville – In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson