TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PRATFALLEN»
The term «pratfallen» is barely ever used and occupies the 210.058
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRATFALLEN»
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... with the singers and musicians — a shaped continuity developed, centered in
the character of The Fool. The Fool has much in common with the rustics,
mechanicals, and clowns of the plays. But he is no pratfallen buffoon. He plays
on words ...
Darlington's Fall: A novel in verse
That can't help giving the game away Along the edges: silvery lines of quiet Mirth
on theleaf tips; laughlines Tracedinthe path's trampled mud; acomic turn To
theclinch of some pratfallen vines... And when I catch him head on, lightly asway
Spectacular beginnings and flavor in the end attract a lively audience. But
ecstasies depend on ordinary stretches, unmitigated drabs, a wretched time for
lechery with nothing up for grabs. PRATFALLEN We comedians of error need to
Pratfallen isotopic grovels give fender light swift lip, borrowed from cognizant
settlers made to pitch their flaws hermetically sore from rowdy kin who lay aside
differences and find new dumbbells to populate the empty cells our anxiety would
Scott Glassman, Sheila E. Murphy, 2009
... in an embattled allegiance to high abstraction or high angst (Harris's grim 2001
exhibition Dark Corners of a Cracked Mind demonstrated the limits of the latter
option) but rather in a cartoon imagery of pratfallen creatures and broken things.
Justin Paton, Jeffrey Harris, 2005
I watched his confusion, unable, from age, to help, but elaborately dusted down
his front as solicitude naturally required, blessed him and his works, waved him,
all hot and bothered, crestfallen and pratfallen, away down the road. He would
Are We Amused?: Humour About Women In the Biblical World
... is pecuniary and pratfallen; Tabitha, whose name means 'gazelle' but whose
major role is to be a resuscitated corpse, is clearly none too swift; and Lydia is
only able to appreciate Paul's message because she receives divine prompting.
Bucking the Tiger: A Novel
... we knew); trouble followed him about like a bird dog. Fallen. Reckon that's the
best I can say in his favor. Like he'd known a height the rest of us couldn't have
scaled in our dreams. (He'd have said pratfallen, save it was no laughing matter,
Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1: Night of the Living Rerun; ...
“I could only watch helplessly as four people emerged from the forest at four
different points before me, and I despaired at the extent of the trap that had been
set for me—” “How the mighty have pratfallen, eh, Sarah?” taunted Buffy.
Prince Edward: A Novel
We all three gaped at the hen—deadappearing but for the rhythmic riseand fall
ofher breathing, and ridiculous,a pratfallen bird in a cartoon—and we gaped
almost as if we ourselves were mesmerized. “Uhhuh,” Burghardt said. “