a tragedy (1667) by Racine.
With Andromaque French tragedy ceased to be oratorical, and became essentially poetic.
A History of French Literature Edward Dowden
The spark is lighted when Pyrrhus declares to Andromaque that if she will not marry him he will execute her son.
Landmarks in French Literature G. Lytton Strachey
Lithen: Andromaque ith a queen whothe huthband hath been killed; Pyrrhuth here wanth to marry her, and the wont.
The Milkmaid of Montfermeil (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XX) Charles Paul de Kock
Racine revealed himself in the Andromaque as the “first modern poet.”
Louis XIV and La Grande Mademoiselle Arvede Barine
Her reception as Hermione, in Andromaque, in March 1774, was the first sign of the coming storm.
Later Queens of the French Stage H. Noel Williams
His death, which occurred in 1668, is said to have been caused by over-exertion as Orestes in Racine’s Andromaque.
Queens of the French Stage H. Noel Williams
Then, on August 22, I played with immense success the rle of Andromaque.
My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
I thought of the preceding night, of the Orestes of Andromaque who agreed to sacrifice Pyrrhus.
Atlantida Pierre Benoit
Corneille continued to write for the stage, and Racine’s first play, the “Andromaque,” was presented in 1667.
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This, of course, was little Rachel, who was about to play the part of Hermione in Andromaque.
Old and New Paris, v. 1 Henry Sutherland Edwards
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a toxin found in the nectar of some species of rhododendron and other plants of the family Ericaceae and in food made from their nectar, as unpasteurized honey, poisonous to humans and animals.