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