American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Sardou, Victorien 1831-1908. French playwright known especially for his light comedies, including A Scrap of Paper (1860) and Peril (1861).
“That "cross and candle" business was not invented by or for Callas: it was the celebrated climax of the original Sardou play, where its purpose was to allow Sarah Bernhardt several minutes of thrilling, over-the-top mime.”
“Charlie Sardou of the American Red Cross said they do anyway.”
“At this point in time, there does not appear to be a risk here on the West Coast, said Charlie Sardou, a spokesman for the American Red Cross in Los Angeles.”
“I recommend the eggs Sardou along with lots of homemade bread and jam and locally roasted coffee.”
“Red Cross spokesman Charlie Sardou says donations were small at first, but not now.”
“Alfred Hitchcock elaborated by saying, I always believe in following the advice of the playwright Sardou.”
“In September 1884 Bernhardt began her successful cooperation with Félix Duquesnel (1832 – 1915) as the new director of Porte Saint-Martin and Sardou as the house playwright.”
“And unlike you and you, and you, and you, I've even read the Sardou play, La Tosca, a Sarah Bernhard vehicle, on which the opera is based.”
“Within a few days time I had every manner of shellfish fried, creamed, buttered or hollandaised; an oyster po boy with pickles and a side of string beans in bacon sauce at Coop's Place; an amazing hamburger and fries at Camellia Grill; Eggs Sardou (poached egg on artichoke and creamed spinach) at Galatoire's; duck and andouille gumbo at Jacques-Imo's; beignet, bread pudding, banana's foster, sweet potato cheesecake ...”
“But Messieurs Dumas, Sardou and even Victor Hugo are not like you. —”
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