Sentence Examples

  • Methinks "they are jesters at the Court of Heaven."
  • Some of them played the part of professional jesters (like the later buffoons and court fools), and kept collections of witticisms ready for use at their patrons' table; others relied upon flattery, others again condescended to the most degrading devices (Plutarch, De adulatore, 23; De educatione puerorum, 17).
  • Cicero complains that all the jokes of the day were attributed to himself, including those made by very sorry jesters (Fam.

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