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.
We marched comfortably along, through glades and over brooks which I could not remember to have seen before -- which puzzled me and made me wonder -- and yet we did not come to any circus or sign of a circus.
And the applause grew to a roar when Pinocchio, the famous Donkey, appeared in the circus ring.
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
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.
You know, as well as I do, no young people have circus masters, or keep circuses in cabinets, or attend lectures about circuses.
Last summer the circus came to Temperance, and they had a procession in the morning.
On the sidewalk at the side of Winney's Dry Goods Store where there was a high board fence covered with circus pictures, he stopped whistling and stood perfectly still in the darkness, attentive, listening as though for a voice calling his name.