Augier



Guillaume Victor Émile
[gee-yohm veek-tawr ey-meel] /giˈyoʊm vikˈtɔr eɪˈmil/ (Show IPA), 1820–89, French dramatist.
Historical Examples

He was right, however, in his confidence that Augier would not fail to “make” the scene.
Play-Making William Archer

In the fourth story of a house in the corner of the Place dwelt mile Augier.
Historic Paris Jetta S. Wolff

I tore off to Augier, who accepted my suggestion with enthusiastic delight.
Autobiographical Reminiscences with Family Letters and Notes on Music Charles Gounod

One recalls Augier without his Gallic esprit, rather than the later Ibsen.
Egoists James Huneker

Neither, with any justice, could men like Augier and Dumas be placed in different groups.
Recollections Of My Childhood And Youth George Brandes

But it would be unfair to suggest that mile Augier was a preacher only.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8 Various

But since those days Augier has grown famous, and I have remained in my native obscurity.
Autobiographical Reminiscences with Family Letters and Notes on Music Charles Gounod

Curiously enough, it was mile Augier’s “Aventurire” that caused Mdlle.
An Englishman in Paris Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam

Augier leant towards good middle-class common-sense, which did not prevent him from having plenty of wit.
Initiation into Literature Emile Faguet

Augier and Dumas fils the chief rank among the dramatists of the last half of the century.
A Short History of French Literature George Saintsbury

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