Sentence Examples


  • "If you, sir, choose to make a buffoon of yourself," he said sharply, with a slight trembling of the lower jaw, "I can't prevent your doing so; but I warn you that if you dare to play the fool in my presence, I will teach you to behave yourself."
  • Natasha looked joyfully at the familiar face of Pierre, "the buffoon," as Peronskaya had called him, and knew he was looking for them, and for her in particular.
  • He was the buffoon, who went by a woman's name, Nastasya Ivanovna.
  • Nastasya Ivanovna the buffoon sat with a sad face at the window with two old ladies.
  • "Nastasya Ivanovna, what sort of children shall I have?" she asked the buffoon, who was coming toward her in a woman's jacket.

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