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  • Several acts of vaudeville tonight for my entertainment.
  • …between, and pointed out, usually at enormous length, how much luckier his brothers and sisters were, most of whom still lived in or around New York City.) The decoration scheme for the walls was, in fact, the brain child—with Mrs. Glass’s unreserved spiritual sanction and everlastingly withheld formal consent—of Mr. Les Glass, the children’s father, a former international vaudevillian and, no doubt, an inveterate and wistful admirer of the wall decor at Sardi’s theatrical restaurant.

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  • The three hops of the bunny became three struts of a vaudeville vamp.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • Whatever she does or says is burnished with an almost vaudevillian touch.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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