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That accomplished, I shall arrest the Dowager and her son and every jackanapes within that castle.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
You pestilent young jackanapes, do you suppose I haven't noticed your idleness?
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
"Lest he take thee for one of his runaway jackanapes," answered the steward, smiling sourly.
THE ABBOTSIR WALTER SCOTT
In another letter he writes about "a jackanapes who has lately made a noise here, one Boswell, by anecdotes of Dr. Johnson."
No, Mr. Harry Jocelyn, you are not the jackanapes you try to make people think you: you understand me.'
Because a miserable, mad-brained jackanapes has dared to make an attack upon me and upon my child.
KING OF THE CASTLEGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
I refuse to waste more time arguing with this young jackanapes.
I dont know, but I suspect that young jackanapes back there of having something to do with it, was the reply.
"And by G—d I'll make that young jackanapes look a sight ere I take my hand off him," he retorted savagely.
And I'll stand by and watch it done, and say you deserve it for a couple of mischievous young jackanapes!

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