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 of a prima-donna elicited the following item.
From early childhood she was always singing, always acting, and always intending to be a prima-donna.
Prima-donna—but don't tell me—let me find it, Miss Worth—I am not sure of its meaning.
The prima-donna and the first tenor simply scouted the idea of applying themselves to learn new rôles—and in a Russian opera!
Giuseppina Gassier, who has since sung in America, was prima-donna there, appearing generally in the Sonnambula.
Mr. Zimandy shall be the impresario, and Madam Dormandy the prima-donna; they can pass for husband and wife.