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How did anyone know we were going to have a marionette show?
You do not seem to be aware of the identity of the marionette who has just been killed.
CASTELLINARIAHENRY FESTING JONES
If all these fail how can a marionette be expected to succeed?
CASTELLINARIAHENRY FESTING JONES
He held by the hand a little French girl, dark, small, looking almost like a marionette in her slim tailor-made costume.
MR. GREX OF MONTE CARLOE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Mr. Chamberlain had caught the infection, and was salaaming across the world to Mr. Kruger, like a marionette out of a box.
A WOMAN'S PART IN A REVOLUTIONNATALIE HARRIS HAMMOND
I was brought back upright by the strong hands behind me, which steered me like a marionette.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
I still couldn't walk -- when I stood, my legs gave way like a stringless marionette's.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
This time he brought a foreign penny and wanted to know why they had refused to take it at the marionette theatre.
CASTELLINARIAHENRY FESTING JONES
She made him think of a painted marionette, so maintained were her poses, so unreal was her make up.
THE SHADOWARTHUR STRINGER
Puppet, pup′et, n. a small doll or image moved by wires in a show: a marionette: one who acts just as another tells him.

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