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The genius of the French language seems more particularly to lend itself to the fabrication of burlesque forms and subterfuges.
Valmond stood watching intently, and the people were very still, for this seemed like real life, and no burlesque.
I fancied that I had pitched my verses in so high a key that no one could mistake their burlesque intention.
Bad puns were evidently common on the stage before the days of Victorian burlesque.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
His haggard, melancholy mien was in admirable artistic contrast to his garb and the burlesque humour of his song.
When the burlesque prologue comes to a conclusion, Burattino's master puts in his appearance.
The Granelleschi professed sincere admiration for an obscure burlesque Florentine poet of the fifteenth century called Burchiello.
There was a tournament, directed by Truffaldino, who arranged burlesque encounters for the knights.
He so certainly involved her in the burlesque of the transformation that she had to quench memory.
She imagined them all attractive—but at the first assay turned from the burlesque with a kind of loathing.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD

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