How To Use Jester In A Sentence

  • On the baize, the balls roll on, but the former stars who now commentate cannot resist blathering about the Jester from Leicester or the Wizard of Wishaw. In praise of ... 'Whispering' Ted Lowe | Editorial
  • They were also undelighted by the jester holding a parrot. Times, Sunday Times
  • And the answer came: she was like a break in the monotony, like a resident jester.
  • A marionette danced on strings, a jester decking in bells and bright red and yellow.
  • The evening begins with champagne and includes a four-course banquet, unlimited drinks and entertainment from minstrels, jesters and fire-eaters.
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  • On one shoulder was fixed the painted figure of an owl; and he bore in the right hand his pastoral staff, and in the left a small mirror having a handle to it, thus resembling a celebrated jester, whose adventures, translated into English, were whilom extremely popular, and which may still be procured in black letter, for about one sterling pound per leaf. The Abbot
  • It has been three and a half centuries since England last had an official jester.
  • If she’s read this, your mum will note that you’ve started nagging again – bitching that your boy jester doesn’t pull his weight domestically, doesn’t wash the dishes quietly (even after he’s made you dinner), hasn’t done the ironing while you watch a pathetic show that you’ve chosen because it’s YOUR finger on the remote button. nique sa mère
  • Children clowned around with a jester at a fun workshop on April Fool's Day.
  • Out of all the gods, only the Jester had children because he was the only one concerned with the more… fleshly pleasures.
  • The most interesting aspect of the show is the use of the court jester.
  • England are dormie two in a Test series that has seen Pakistan bowled out for 80 and 72, while the fielding of Butt's side was so inept at Edgbaston that they resembled a travelling troupe of jesters. Salman Butt: 'In these dark days for Pakistan, cricket can lift spirits'
  • There are groups with jolly ladies-in-waiting in colorful crinolines attended by adoring cavaliers, as well as court jesters.
  • I drove along the same route only this time I past the larger intersection at T. C. Jester where I know Lucy hardly ever comes to a complete stop; doing what I call a shuffle as opposed to a legal complete stop. T F Stern's Rantings
  • AS the Passport was directed to all lieutenant-governors, governors, and commandants of cities, generals of armies, justiciaries, and all officers of justice, to let Mr. Yorick the king’s jester, and his baggage, travel quietly along—I own the triumph of obtaining the Passport was not a little tarnish’d by the figure I cut in it. 50. The Passport. Versailles
  • He paled below his silly, belled jester's hat.
  • Sitting on the lawn of Burnaby Mountain Park, Jester confidently strolled up to me at our pre-arranged meeting spot.
  • The character has a variety of origins, from the medieval court jester to the licensed clown of the Feast of Fools.
  • The event at the Charterhouse, where the young Elizabeth I stayed before acceding to the English throne, featured musicians, a court jester and yeomen guards in a bid to recreate the regal splendour of the Tudor age.
  • Roder, whose professional name is Kester the Jester, juggled and diaboloed his way to victory over a diverse field that included a poetry-reading Frenchwoman in the contest in Stoneleigh near Warwick.
  • On a simple shelf affixed to the gallery wall near the figure he placed six large votive candles, each decorated with a photographic decal portraying the artist in the jester's costume.
  • He is dressed as a jester in tights and a wide satin blue and white striped shirt.
  • Jester was an appaloosa stallion who had a very close relationship with his owner.
  • The little court-jester had seen the witticisms especially reserved for such wearying weather, received in abstracted silence. The Golden Apple Tree
  • Glamis Castle is preserved the dress of one of the jesters, very handsome, and ornamented with many bells. Waverley
  • Samis are often stereotyped as the comical helpers of Santa Claus or, even more negatively, as drunken fools or jesters.
  • Jester: It was quite a ride you know!
  • On the baize, the balls roll on, but the former stars who now commentate cannot resist blathering about the Jester from Leicester or the Wizard of Wishaw. In praise of ... 'Whispering' Ted Lowe | Editorial
  • Henry III, though undeniably pious, could also be sharp-tongued and quick-tempered - he is recorded as tearing up the clothes of one of his court jesters, and throwing another into the Thames.
  • I love to play the court jester. The Sun
  • Jester: It's time for your spanking, my dear!
  • Gone is the raconteur and court jester rolled into one big loveable package.
  • Dave's business card bills him as ‘the original jester… bluer than blue’.
  • Jesters and jugglers were not awanting, nor was the occasion of the assembly supposed to render the exercise of their profession indecorous or improper. Ivanhoe
  • In the hands of Velázquez, the existence of a jester could have the same physical - and metaphysical - scale as that of an aristocrat.
  • A family area pandered to the younger element of festival goers, with clowns, jesters and storytellers all providing entertainment for children and the young at heart.
  • And of course, I didn't really think about it raining when I painted up by bauble (jester's stick) the other day.
  • The jester was wearing drab brown, had tied his curly black hair back neatly, and on the whole looked like an entirely different person.
  • Yes, do you really think I'll learn the relaxed jester grin in no time - ooh!
  • I see an intrepid adventurer plodding blindly through a world of booby traps, goblins, jesters and dragons.
  • All those spinny heads, especially the jester's one, were really, really ODD.
  • The challenge is to win the fight to be ordinary - not to be forced into the role of camp court jesters or brazen sapphic hussies.
  • He uses Tingary, his half-witted sidekick, to assist him in his plots to bring down the jester.
  • He is remarkable only for wearing his hair like a fool - literally looking like some doleful court jester in black and white motley with a fright-wig hairdo.
  • Followed by Fortunée's blinking husband Hamelin dressed as a Venetian gondoliere and a pretty little man dressed as a jester — Captain Charles? Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe
  • So long was the chase, that when the greyhounds pulled down the knobbler, we were out of hearing of your bugles; and having rewarded and coupled the dogs, I gave them to be led by the jester, and we wandered in quest of our company, whom it would seem the sport had led in a different direction. The Waverley
  • He reminded me strongly of my maths teacher, same tall frame and spindly limbs but he had long platinum blond hair and he was garbed in a ridiculous jesters outfit.
  • Jesters of the past, though figures of fun at the royal court, were often highly intelligent men whose quick wit and sharp tongue both diverted the monarch and reminded him of his mortality.
  • A big silver tricycle, a batch of Jester clothes and a large, tent-like dwelling called a yurt. Serfing the Web: Sites Let People Farm Out Their Chores
  • The jester, while he may have been the counterpart of the king, also complements and completes him. Fools Rush In - A Call to Christian Clowning
  • There one sees what Shakespeare saw: the absolute power of the tyrant, the courtiers, the flatterers, the jesters, the cunningly ambitious intriguers.
  • Philippus ridendi artifex, Philip, a jester, was brought to make sport. Anatomy of Melancholy
  • To get to the top of this ladder, New York's low-level jesters enter the freestyle circuit with playful puns about guns delivered in predictable monotones, with hopes of one day garnering kingly success.
  • I had a red and yellow outfit and a jester's hat with bells on. Times, Sunday Times
  • I see an intrepid adventurer plodding blindly through a world of booby traps, goblins, jesters and dragons.
  • He uses Tingary, his half-witted sidekick, to assist him in his plots to bring down the jester.
  • Out on the sidewalk of Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz's main shopping street, the normal carnival of pedestrians, loiterers, court jesters, fools, and mendicant troubadours milled and mingled on a warm spring afternoon.
  • Collins seems to be settling into the role of Collins the jester, the anti-Glück, the establishment browbeater, in the gentlest of ways, of course. Anis Shivani: Philip Levine and Other Mediocrities: What it Takes to Ascend to the Poet Laureateship
  • And he could go from king to court jester. The Sun
  • The bandleader was a malevolent jester, somewhat androgynous. The Serpent and the Rainbow
  • A jester at the court of his master, indulged and disesteemed, winning a clement master's praise. Ulysses
  • Everyone applauded again as the jester set off around the room, spinning the baton and throwing it high in the air, time and time again, before doing a cartwheel or a somersault and catching it perfectly.
  • To some, the director-general is an oaf dressed in jester's clothing, a big-mouthed fool with a propensity to put his foot in it.
  • The former dramatic soprano dresses for the camera, cheeks feverish with rouge, a multipointed jester's hat and veil on her head, bejeweled hands, ratty fur stole.
  • There are groups with jolly ladies-in-waiting in colorful crinolines attended by adoring cavaliers, as well as court jesters.
  • The Italian playwright was awarded the Nobel Prize for ‘emulating the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden’.
  • He injected large dollops of fun into the sport but it would be entirely wrong to dismiss him as a court jester. Times, Sunday Times
  • If Elizabeth was the King's trusty squire, Margaret was his jester, winning his affection - as she learned to attract social attention - by jokes, japes and mischief.
  • So the emperor granted his request and decreed that one day in the year would be set aside for fools and jesters to rule.
  • So long was the chase that, when the greyhounds pulled down the knobbler, we were out of hearing of your bugles; and having rewarded and coupled the dogs, I gave them to be led by the jester, and we wandered in quest of our company, whom it would seem the sport had led in a different direction. Waverley — Complete
  • On a lighter note there will be a colourful fair, with stalls, minstrels, stilt walkers, jesters and jugglers and a cavalcade of colourful characters.
  • But more importantly, you are the last direct descendant of the Jester's piper son, Nathaniel.
  • More and more actors, jesters, prestidigitators, clowns and comic singers are chasing fewer and fewer parts.
  • It's a blessing and a protection that I can make the yellowjacket and the redbug leave their poison stings in the tender flesh, so that the jester that laughs at the old and suffering shall learn some suffering too. The Partisan: A Tale of the Revolution. By the Author of "The Yemassee," "Guy Rivers," &c. In Two Volumes. Vol. I
  • Out of his jester's uniform, he was wearing a black tunic over dark blue trousers, as well as a huge smile across his pretty face.
  • Still the message remains the same whoever the messenger-the jesters are the boil lancers.
  • I'm sure Essel WILL repeat the Trutanich Titanic - real Titanic, one-way ticket back to Palookaville as his homeless court jester says - trashing neighborhoods with ugly signs. Trutanich crackdown has Craig X. Rubin facing a 5 to 12 year sentence
  • [3530] The whole nation beyond all other mortal men, is most given to banqueting and feasts; for they prolong them many hours together, with dainty cheer, exquisite music, and facete jesters, and afterwards they fall a dancing and courting their mistresses, till it be late in the night. Anatomy of Melancholy
  • Like the jester at a medieval court whose caperings and quips recalled the king to sanity, he aimed only to remind the world of its duty.
  • This poor fellow was the jester, song-singer and epigrammatist of the madcap patriots who were associated under the title of "Sons of Geneva. Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 22. July, 1878.
  • Flutes, oboes, bagpipes, castanets, and other instruments hang with sheet music, a jester's staff, and a theatrical mask.
  • Samis are often stereotyped as the comical helpers of Santa Claus or, even more negatively, as drunken fools or jesters.
  • He was toying with the cigar now, marching into Ye Jesters as the antique cuckoo clock above the reception desk cuckooed three, a commanding general trailed after by his army of one, which happened to be the white-haired, stoop-shouldered Mugsy Charleson. Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine
  • Worldwide, sturdy bells quickly superseded decomposable, and edible, cheese balls as jesters 'preferred cap ornaments. Osmo's Bells
  • The jester tapped the onion with his free hand and the outermost layer of skin peeled back.
  • Adamson's Feste sings well and impresses as a talented professional court jester, but misses the deeper, darker tones of the part.
  • a jester dressed in motley
  • Over the past few weeks, the Democratic senators, their jesters and gagmen, have said just how sorry he is.
  • Simon Jester: With all due respect, I post that is Lochner was ever revived, as proposed by a certain conspirator, the issue would become moot. The Volokh Conspiracy » Immigrants and Nazis, Communists and Cardinals
  • As a junior senator, he might be afraid that the word "hemp" makes people think of a guy playing hacky sack in a court jester hat. Dar Williams: Hemp: Republicans to the Rescue!
  • The cape and gloves were spangled with purple glitter, as were his jester shoes and the headband of his hat, both of which had sparkling amethysts dangling from their ends instead of the usual bells.
  • Probably I have said this before, but our fellow collaborator Igor (aka prog-jester) is a very talented and busy musician whose music can please different people with different tastes. Latest reviews @ Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website
  • What fugitive, what almsman of any foreign state, can do so much harm as a detractor, a libeller, a scornful jester at home? Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions Together with Death's Duel
  • It shows Elizabeth with siblings Edward VI and Mary I, father Henry VIII and his jester, Will Somers. New Portrait of Elizabeth I Discovered
  • The jester Le Brusquet I did not recognize at all, though I noticed the royal cipher on his pourpoint. Orrain A Romance
  • Such performers have an intimacy with and affection for the people they imitate that a mere jester doesn't.
  • Collins seems to be settling into the role of Collins the jester, the anti-Glück, the establishment browbeater, in the gentlest of ways, of course. Anis Shivani: Philip Levine and Other Mediocrities: What it Takes to Ascend to the Poet Laureateship
  • Most intriguing was a black incense burner, depicting a man wearing a distinctive headdress, marked by a trefoil shape on its forehead like the tassel of a jester's cap. How a 'Jester god' revealed oldest Mayan royal tomb
  • He was easy to spot, as he was wearing a pink fluffy jester's hat. Times, Sunday Times
  • Princess Maria and Prince Ron manage their Duchy well, but it is also the dumping ground for jesters, knaves and fools.
  • Whether you welcome this prince of silly or shun him as a hopeless jester, on stage his outlandish world cannot fail to charm.
  • The court fool or jester of medieval and Renaissance Europe carried around a bauble—a stick capped with a soft-sculpture replica of himself.
  • Just as king and jester are complementary and each is incomplete without the other, so bishop and down might equally be the same. Fools Rush In - A Call to Christian Clowning
  • The challenge is to win the fight to be ordinary - not to be forced into the role of camp court jesters or brazen sapphic hussies.
  • The scepter was basically a longer, thinner omni-weapon, excepting for the huge metal sphere on the base of the tube, giving it the appearance of a jester's bauble.
  • So long was the chase that when the greyhounds pulled down the knobbler, we were out of hearing of your bugles; and having rewarded and coupled the dogs, I gave them to be led by the jester, and we wandered in quest of our company, whom, it would seem, the sport had led in a different direction. Waverley
  • Many philosophers and social scientists regard Derrida and Lacan primarily as literary jesters, as both are noted for their elaborate punning and impenetrably dense style.
  • There you would see a regular 'golden company.'"{21a} One jester told me that this was no longer a company, but a _golden regiment_: so greatly had their numbers increased. What to Do?
  • The Italians say bufo magro — a meagre buffoon, to express a poor jester who cannot make you laugh. A Philosophical Dictionary
  • The gray-furred Child laughed, cavorting around the confused guards like a court jester in a medieval kingdom.
  • The jester, while he may have been the counterpart of the king, also complements and completes him. Fools Rush In - A Call to Christian Clowning
  • Being mad as a porphyric hatter, evidently, monarchy just went along with those jolly court jesters, and then damned the resulting tea party.
  • Many jesters and fools spoke a gibberish language called Grammelot that was first described over 500 years ago.
  • Children clowned around with a jester at a fun workshop on April Fool's Day.
  • To some, the director-general is an oaf dressed in jester's clothing, a big-mouthed fool with a propensity to put his foot in it.
  • On hearing her routine, Christopher Hitchens, a polemicist, remarked that "when comedians flatter the president, they become court jesters, and the country becomes a banana republic.
  • On hearing her routine, Christopher Hitchens, a polemicist, remarked that "when comedians flatter the president, they become court jesters, and the country becomes a banana republic.
  • Today, we play with pirate talk and its mythical lore as a means of stepping into the important performance role of a buccaneering jester. The Bushman Way of Tracking God
  • Stephen, greeting, then all amort, followed a lubber jester, a wellkempt head, newbarbered, out of the vaulted cell into a shattering daylight of no thought. Ulysses
  • So the emperor granted his request and decreed that one day in the year would be set aside for fools and jesters to rule.

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