His life was a tragedy written in the terms of knockabout farce.
I present the idea, for what it may be worth, to the concoctors of knockabout turns.
As I said when I first came here, I have been a sort of a knockabout, a wanderer.
The two best rigs for this class of boat are the cat and knockabout.
Herring and Phyllis could be seen hoisting the sails on the knockabout.
Father gave me a knockabout two years ago, and I've had lots of fun in her.
"I thought I'd take him out in the knockabout," Roger suggested.
I laugh at the knockabout brothers, I confess, so long as they are on the stage; but they do not convince me.
I suppose a knockabout like myself gets all the taste for the fine arts knocked out of him.
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.