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see commedia dell'artecommedia dell'arte
, popular form of comedy employing improvised dialogue and masked characters that flourished in Italy from the 16th to the 18th cent. Characters of the Commedia Dell'Arte
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The clown and pantaloon made themselves white with flour from the cook, and red with rouge from some other domestic, who remained (like all true Christian benefactors) anonymous.
There sat Colonel Adams, still unaffectedly dressed as a pantaloon, with the knobbed whalebone nodding above his brow, but with his poor old eyes sad enough to have sobered a Saturnalia.
The pantaloon sprang erect and strode out of the room.
1716: Lincoln's Inn Theatre, London, put on England's first pantomime, which included Harlequin, Columbine and Pantaloon.
1716: Lincoln's Inn Theatre, London, put on England's first pantomime which included Harlequin, Columbine and Pantaloon.
Pantaloon in Black," the third chapter of William Faulkner's Go Down, Moses (1942), is separated into two sections--first, a section focalized through a black laborer named Rider, and second, one focalized through the white deputy who was "officially in charge of the business" (GDM 116) of clearing away Rider's body after the unrepresented lynching that divides his section from the first.
I'm looking forward to being the 'lean and slippered pantaloon with spectacles on nose and pouch on side' of Shakespeare's 6th age of Man.
The transaction involves Future Retail Ltd, earlier known as Pantaloon Retail (India), selling its 22.
The Indian group is the operator of Future Retail Ltd (BOM:523574), formerly Pantaloon Retail (India) Ltd.
The list of companies that have issued DVR shares includes Tata Motors, Pantaloon Retail India, Gujarat NRE Coke and Jain Irrigation.
Pantaloon Retail India, the largest supermarket operator that's not part of the Sensex, climbed to the highest close in more than a year.
In a LIMA-sponsored webinar, Shah said the top five retailers total just 1,000 doors, with Future Group (owner of the Pantaloon and Big Bazaar chains) accounting for 350 of those, and Shoppers Stop for 70.