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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Clowns.
 
The three most celebrated are Joseph Grimaldi (1779–1837), the French Carlin (1713–1783), and Richard Tarlton, in the days of Queen Elizabeth, who acted at the galleried inn called the Belle Sauvage.   1
       
“To sit with Tarlton on an alehouse signe.”
       
Bishop Hall: Satires.
 


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