Unless Stukely also was mountebanking, the spy Mannourie for the present kept Raleigh's counsel.
"Raleigh" by Edmund Gosse
Anything less would condemn a man as a fool or a mountebank.
"The Message" by Alec John Dawson
He thought artists were merely mountebanks, etc., etc.
"A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2" by George Saintsbury
I remember once, when I was in the world, I saw a mountebank driving ten horses at once.
"In Convent Walls" by Emily Sarah Holt
I should have been a mountebank to this day but for an accident.
"The Duke's Motto" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
The spirit of mountebankism overshadows the spirit of the mighty man, and his very relics are rendered ridiculous.
"A Tramp's Wallet stored by an English goldsmith during his wanderings in Germany and France" by William Duthie
A traveling mountebank, more likely.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
Sellers of lottery-tickets, writers of love-letters, jugglers and mountebanks plied their trades.
"When Dreams Come True" by Ritter Brown
You call me a mountebank.
"The Golden Woman" by Ridgwell Cullum
The end of the world has been a fertile and profitable theme with pulpit mountebanks and pious adventurers.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Mountebank Talmage has just preached a funeral sermon on General Joshua.
"Arrows of Freethought" by George W. Foote
There was a knock at our door next morning; I opened it, and there stood the mountebank, who modestly complained of our conduct.
"Émile" by Jean Jacques Rousseau
I tremble for him; at present he is only a mountebank, but he bids fair to be a maniac.
"The Greville Memoirs" by Charles C. F. Greville
He was evidently a mountebank.
"Ditte: Girl Alive!" by Martin Andersen Nexo
We are all like a lot of mountebanks behind an illuminated sheet.
"Belford's Magazine, Volume II, No. 8, January, 1889" by Various
My doctor is not a mountebank.
"The Shepherd of Salisbury Plain and Other Tales" by Hannah More
The king pressed his amazement at what he heard, and summoned the mountebank before him.
"A Prince of Good Fellows" by Robert Barr
Oh, mountebank, mountebank, had you not shown yourself a minute ago to be a pious man, I would consider this last request an outrage.
"The Poniard's Hilt" by Eugène Sue
Fate delights in mountebank tricks.
"Francezka" by Molly Elliot Seawell
He allows all the strolling players, mountebanks, and jugglers to exhibit, because, he says, it is a charity.
"Coelebs In Search of a Wife" by Hannah More
They sought and found undying fame:
They toiled not for reward nor thanks:
Their cheeks are hot with honest shame
For you, the modern mountebanks!
"Fame's Penny-Trumpet" by Lewis Carroll
``Then must you with invectives fume and rage
All through the land, denouncing evil times,
With histrionic passion; 'tis a stage
For mountebanks and mimes—
"Sacred And Profane Love" by Alfred Austin
Then a booth of mountebanks,
With its smell of tan and planks,
And a girl poised high in air
On a cord, in spangled dress,
With a faded loveliness,
And a weary look of care.
"The Ropewalk. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Take mountebanks, prancers,
Fops, fiddlers, and dancers,
So volatile, versatile, nimble; Pimps, parasites, spyers, Apostates, rogues, liars,
State coblers; and knights of the thimble.
"Recipe To make A French Legion of Honour" by Thomas Stott