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Punch and Punchinello, or Pierre and Pierrot are the father and the son of the ancient holy-days or holidays.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
Here and there a small group gazed at the performances of Punchinello; a few equipages drove along its centre way.
It was as though a parrot or a punchinello spoke, and sentences which were unexpected could not be understood.
But any though he is, he is as capable of devotion to his Columbine as Punchinello, and remains faithfully mated year after year.
BIRD NEIGHBORSNELTJE BLANCHAN
She had been angry with Glyde, but now could think of him as "poor Struan," Punchinello in a rustic comedy.
REST HARROWMAURICE HEWLETT
Mr. Punchinello: It is just possible that you never went on a fine fishing excursion down the Bay with a party of nice young men.
The people who had crowded in to look at him began to laugh when they saw how small he was, how pale and ugly like a punchinello.
I gave it up and began thoughtfully, and not without difficulty, to case myself in the disguise of Punchinello.
TWO SIDES OF THE FACEARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
The moment their Highnesses seat themselves Punchinello must appear on the stage with a deep bow!
SUCH IS LIFEFRANK WEDEKIND
As to signs and gestures, they were as varied as the movements of a posture-master or even punchinello.

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