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Lakmé

[lahk-mey; French lak-mey] /ˈlɑk meɪ; French lakˈmeɪ/
noun
1.
an opera (1883) by Léo Delibes.
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  • It sounds like the song of an angel, but it is only lakme, the Brahmin's daughter.

    Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls
  • The conspirators go off, leaving lakme alarmed and disconsolate.

    Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls
  • After removing her jewels and placing them upon a stone table, lakme proposes a row on the river.

    Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls
  • But lakme is more sad than glad, for she knows of impending danger.

    Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls
  • As Gerald draws nearer, lakme becomes more and more disturbed.

    Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls
  • The final rapturous tone has scarcely subsided when lakme hears her father approach.

    Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls
  • lakme was one of Patti's most successful rles, and very few other singers have ventured to attempt it.

    Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls
  • He has cleverly surmised that lakme was the attraction inducing the stranger to trespass on sacred ground.

    Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls
  • His followers second the cry, while lakme stands aside in fear and trembling.

    Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls
  • lakme grasps his hand in gratitude, but motions him aside as she perceives Gerald thoughtfully returning.

    Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls

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