CLOWNS


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CLOWNSChildren Learning Other Ways Naturally
CLOWNSCross-Layer Optimized Wireless Networks Symposium
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In short, I compelled the clown to unbind him, and to swear he would take him with him, and pay him real by real, and perfumed into the bargain.
said Don Quixote; "did not the clown pay thee then?
You see, my friend, in France they exhibit foreign clowns, and in foreign parts French clowns.
Joker, one of our clowns," continued the china lady, "who is always trying to stand upon his head.
As the stone which has been kicked by generations of clowns may come by curious little links of effect under the eyes of a scholar, through whose labors it may at last fix the date of invasions and unlock religions, so a bit of ink and paper which has long been an innocent wrapping or stop-gap may at last be laid open under the one pair of eyes which have knowledge enough to turn it into the opening of a catastrophe.
Then," replied Michel Ardan, ready to suit the action to the word, "let us put our heads down and our feet in the air, like the clowns in the grand circus.
The clowns had to pull the knives out to get him loose, for he was pinned fast.
and the clown crack- ing jokes behind him; and by and by all hands dropped the reins, and every lady put her knuckles on her hips and every gentleman folded his arms, and then how the horses did lean over and hump themselves
The clown had done it, that man of whom he expected things so fair.
Much of the jesting of the clown and others of the characters is mere light trifling, which loses most of its force in print to-day.
Why couldn't we have a proper old English pantomime-- clown, columbine, and so on.
Miss Josephine Sleary, in her celebrated graceful Equestrian Tyrolean Flower Act, was then announced by a new clown (who humorously said Cauliflower Act), and Mr.