1 Courtesy of tongue," said Rowena, "when it is used to veil churlishness of deed, is but a knight's girdle around the breast of a base clown.
2 This man was so assured in himself he didn't know what a clown other people found him, a half-bred fellow.
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3 Well, all through the circus they done the most astonishing things; and all the time that clown carried on so it most killed the people.
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4 As the younger ones slipped up to him in his retreat, he kept taking things out of his pockets; penny dolls, a wooden clown, a balloon pig that was inflated by a whistle.
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5 Living among clowns and misanthropists, she probably cannot appreciate a better class of people when she meets them.
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6 And clowns come crowding on, with cudgels in their hands.
7 Hussars, ladies, witches, clowns, and bears, after clearing their throats and wiping the hoarfrost from their faces in the vestibule, came into the ballroom where candles were hurriedly lighted.
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