CIRCU

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CIRCUCreative Industries Research and Consultancy Unit (University of Hertfordshire; UK)
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And another time, when the circus came to Puddleby, the crocodile who had a bad tooth- ache escaped at night and came into the Doctor's garden.
For you know not the peace of the cool caves in the cliffs, the circus of the drinking-places at the end of the day.
I went to the circus and loafed around the back side till the watchman went by, and then dived in under the tent.
"I been to the circus three or four times -- lots of times.
"Get along back to your circus, or I'll report you."
Pinocchio, having become a Donkey, is bought by the owner of a Circus, who wants to teach him to do tricks.
They had therefore sent a call to Brother Jowjeetum-Fallal, the World- Renowned Hindoo Human Pin-Wheel, then holding forth in Hoopitup's circus. They were happy to say that the reverend gentleman had been moved by the Spirit to accept the call, and on the ensuing Sabbath would break the bread of life for the brethren or break his neck in the attempt.
He became absorbed in trying out the idea, and even borrowed a circus rider whose act was to play the violin while standing on the back of a galloping horse and to throw somersaults on such precarious platform while still playing the violin.
In the circus of to-day the melancholy ghost of the court fool effects the dejection of humbler audiences with the same jests wherewith in life he gloomed the marble hall, panged the patrician sense of humor and tapped the tank of royal tears.
At least I thought it was a circus, for I saw a red and black sort of cart and ever so many little ponies, and "
He walked up to Piccadilly Circus in order to get a seat; the 'bus waited at the fountain, and when it arrived there seldom had more than two or three people in it.
"I go up in a balloon, usually, to draw the crowds to the circus. But I've just had the bad luck to come out of the sky, skip the solid earth, and land lower down than I intended.