buffoon

All Noun
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  • He is not the buffoon that the stage and the novel generally make of the black man. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 75, January, 1864, by Various
  • Scarcely any of the latter that ever I knew but, if they had parts, were buffoons. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole, Vol. II, by Horace Walpole
  • Can you bear this old buffoon making himself of consequence, and imitating my father! Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole, V1, Horace Walpole
  • "Put him beside his wife and he looks a regular buffoon!" Cited from War and Peace, by by Leo Tolstoy/Tolstoi
  • But the buffoon should have most of it, to support his higher dignity. Cited from Imaginary Conversations and Poems, by Walter Savage Landor
  • If an Italian man has a grain of sense, he is a buffoon. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole, V4,Horace Walpole
  • To them he is little more than a buffoon. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. I, May, 1862, Number V, by Various
  • The man was the buffoon of their company, and became more depraved every year. Cited from The Gipsies' Advocate, by James Crabb
  • A number of buffoons that were kept about the court for the amusement of the young king now came forward. Cited from Ismailia, by Samuel W. Baker
  • He wants to be known as a hero, but the people around him think of him as a buffoon.
  • Why a man should be one hour a country buffoon, the next an absorbed gentleman, he could not understand. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • The man who does not laugh, like the man who does not make faces, is already a buffoon at heart. Cited from Thus Spake Zarathustra, by Friedrich Nietzsche #1
  • The fool or buffoon has been a central character in much comedy.
  • I was a court buffoon and broke my heart. Cited from Moorish Literature, by Anonymous
  • He was a scholar who could be converted into a domestic buffoon whenever one was required. Cited from The Poor Plutocrats, by Maurus Jokai
  • He was frequently portrayed as a buffoon who could not do much correctly.
  • Isn't there something fine in his buffoon imitation of the real thing? Cited from Evan Harrington by George Meredith, v4
  • The Court buffoon was nothing but an attempt to lead back man to the monkey. Cited from The Man Who Laughs, by Victor Hugo
  • I have not come here to be your buffoon. Cited from Pinocchio, by C. Collodi
  • Why had she come out with this buffoon, she wondered? Cited from The Tidal Wave and Other Stories, by Ethel May Dell
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