Sentence Examples with the word clown

Mrs. Lincoln mellowed into his lap, as out of character as a clown at a wake.

Sadler's Wells theatre, Rosebery Avenue, dating as a place of entertainment from 1683, preserves the name of a fashionable medicinal spring, music room and theatre, the last most notable in its connexion with the names of Joseph Grimaldi the clown and Samuel Phelps.

But when Richard declared that he was the victim of plots and intrigues, and was striking clown his enemies only to defend his own life and honor, he was for some time believed.

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When only the central one is left it is taken clown and carried behind the altar, thus symbolizing the 1 All three conceptions are brought out in the prayers for the blessing of candles on the Feast of the Purification of the B.V.M.