One might have thought she was applauding the prima-donna; but no, she was applauding herself.
I must have the good-will of all, be obeyed by all, from prima-donna to scene-shifter.
"Prima-donna—prima-donna," she murmured softly and wonderingly.
Incidentally, it was learned that dolls were tabooed by this prima-donna in pinafores.
Some further random questions about the experiences ...