Smaller boys than himself flocked at his heels, as proud to be seen with him, and tolerated by him, as if he had been the drummer at the head of a procession or the elephant leading a menagerie into town.
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Michael Jackson collected an exotic menagerie.
In William’s play, Laura had a menagerie of glass animal figurines that represented her exotic, but fragile aspirations.