The Opera claque is well managed.
"Les Misérables Complete in Five Volumes" by Victor Hugo
He never invites anybody to dinner except Porcher, the chief of the claque.
"The Memoirs of Victor Hugo" by Victor Hugo
The star was a fat man with a husky tenorino voice, who sang drunk and half-naked to a protecting claque of ten thousand hands.
"Imperial Purple" by Edgar Saltus
The first day there was a cram, the second day only the claque remained.
"Paris under the Commune" by John Leighton
It was their fault that it got about that I had hired a claque to clap me!
"The Story of My Life" by Ellen Terry
A claque of his supporters replied with feigned enthusiasm, but a malcontent at Alice's side rose and stamped to the door.
"The Half-Hearted" by John Buchan
Is there anything in the world so disgusting as to feel one's self patronized, made capital of, enrolled in a claque?
"The Simple Life" by Charles Wagner
The admitted existence of cliques and claques in London makes us distrustful.
"Confessions of a Book-Lover" by Maurice Francis Egan
Claques were arranged if the public were obtuse.
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Il me l'a avoue, ensuite il a claque et depuis j'ai vu ton avocat.
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
By 1830 the claque had become a regular institution.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
They are not only a useful claque, but they pay.
"The Book of This and That" by Robert Lynd
I have been engaged by Freddy Ducane as a claque; and I assure you I mean to keep my word.
"Doctor Cupid" by Rhoda Broughton
I mentioned the claque just now.
"A Wanderer in Paris" by E. V. Lucas
If they had caught me they would have thrown me down into the midst of the claque.
"Peeps at People" by John Kendrick Bangs
I will take a dozen; two for you and me; ten elsewhere, for the claque.
"The King of Diamonds" by Louis Tracy
The convention was singularly tumultuous and noisy; large claques were hired by both Lincoln's and Seward's managers.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6" by Various