Thesaurus / mountebank
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He is a wonderful man, the most extraordinary I ever saw, but there is more of the mountebank than of greatness in all this.

The Greville MemoirsCharles C. F. Greville

"So this going about as a mountebank is only a masquerade," she said, with a touch of scorn.

The Belovd VagabondWilliam J. Locke

"It comes of your mountebank ways, of course," said the spear-wort.

The PondCarl Ewald

I feared the woman had no better thought than to make a mountebank of her child!

The Scarlet LetterNathaniel Hawthorne

About four of the afternoon, the mountebank rendered up his ghost; he had never been conscious since his seizure.

But now an Italian mountebank appeared on the stage,—a man of extraordinary personal strength and slight of hand.

Eugene Aram, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

He seemed a youthful Magian, and almost a mountebank together.

I tremble for him; at present he is only a mountebank, but he bids fair to be a maniac.

The Greville MemoirsCharles C. F. Greville

The Cæsar had returned from Germany and Gaul having played his part of mountebank upon the arena of the world.

"Unto Caesar"Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Any mountebank who could make a fool of himself was sure of an engagement at the palace.

The Comic History Of EnglandGilbert Abbott A'Beckett

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