He saw at a glance that neither the steam kettle cook nor the midget clown was with them.
Quickly there flashed before his mind a picture of a midget clown chasing a huge elephant around the ring.
When he was in the midst of the clog, the attendants could suddenly lose control of the balloons, letting the clown go up to the top of the tent.
It was all a whirl of delight to Peggy and Bobby, from the accomplished dogs who danced skirt-dances to the little pig who dragged the clown in a mail-cart and turned somersaults with amazing dexterity.
Our clown is an imbecile old idiot, and wholly unlike the dashing poltroon of Italian pantomime.
The staff poet-clown was no daylight saver; professing to burn the midnight oil in the interest of his employer, he seldom drifted in before half-past nine.
The two sisters stared in dismay at the clownwho had brought bad news.
The theatrical fool or clown (we need not distinguish them here) was a sore trial to the cultured poet and spectator in Shakespeare's day.
The million, we gather from the first passage, cares nothing for construction; and so, we learn in the second passage, the barren spectators want to laugh at the clowninstead of attending to some necessary question of the play.
The animal runs forward, balks, kicks and backs up, whilst theclown bobs up and down trying to control the donkey by jerking the lines.
A young fellow riding down a steep hill, and doubting the foot of it was boggish, called out to a clown that was ditching, and asked him if it was hard at the bottom.
He spits against the post of the stage, and rubs the CLOWN against it.
After he has arranged two bodies, and is going for the third, a CLOWN walks up from behind and carries back one of the bodies; he also lies down as if dead.
CLOWN (entering, gazes at the headboard of the bed, says).
The stealing of poultry by clown Has ceased irresistible sport to be, If he swallowed a turkey it wouldn't go down; Christmas is not what it ought to be.
Everything was going smoothly when Billy saw Mike O'Hara coming out of the crowd; he came up to the clown that was walking beside him and said: "Look here, that is my goat!
Go along, I can't bother talking to you any more," said the clown, as all this time Mike had been walking beside the clown as they marched.
When Billy did not go to Mike, it made the clown laugh and he said: "There, I told you so.
What in the world can they want of me," thought Billy, but he soon found out for they dressed him up as a clown in a white suit with red spots on it and tied a mask on his face and a pointed clown's cap on his head.
But Mike held on and the clown gave him a hit in the ribs.
When I was ill and could not walk," the child replied, "a clown called Punchinello cured me of my lameness by his merry songs and ways; but his face I know not.
We have missed you sadly and now you will be our clown again.
They placed poor Punchinello on the bed where little Beppo had lain for so many years, and wondered whence the clown had come.
The lion tamers with their roaring beasts strode by, the elephants in scarlet blankets decked, the jugglers next, and then a little dancing clown who stepped and pranced in drollest fashion.
This Punchinello was a clown of clowns, and his droll dances and his merry tricks and songs had made thousands laugh.
But Punchinello is the greatestclown in all the world.