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Doug transports this knockabout grace into “The Mark of Zorro.”
ZORRO AT 100: WHY THE ORIGINAL SWASHBUCKLER IS STILL THE QUINTESSENTIAL AMERICAN ACTION HEROMICHAEL SRAGOWJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I suppose a knockabout like myself gets all the taste for the fine arts knocked out of him.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
If all was as I hardly dared to hope, I would give up my present knockabout life, and take a good farm somewhere and settle down.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
Having settled myself, or my property rather, I put on my knockabout clothes and went out for a walk.
THE PEOPLE OF THE ABYSSJACK LONDON
At first the set was content with giving a sort of low comedian, knockabout performance.
THE LOOM OF YOUTHALEC WAUGH
During that first engagement with the Burr Robbins show I was what was called a “talking and knockabout clown.”
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A CLOWNISAAC FREDERICK MARCOSSON
This motive is glorified in the quarrel between Brutus and Cassius, degraded in the patter of two "knockabout comedians."
PLAY-MAKINGWILLIAM ARCHER
There had been something like vaudeville—say Signor Givens and his funny knockabout act with the stuffed lion.
HEART OF THE WESTO. HENRY
There had been something like vaudeville--say Signor Givens and his funny knockabout act with the stuffed lion.
HEART OF THE WESTO. HENRY
There was no knockabout business; nobody entered the room with a somersault, tripped over a pin or hung his hat on the scenery.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 146, APRIL 8, 1914VARIOUS

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