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motion a puppet-show: “O excellent motion! O exceeding puppet! Now will he interpret to her” THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, ii. 1. 85 ; ( “Speed means to say, What a fine puppet-show shall we have now! Here is the principal puppet, to whom my master will be the interpreter. The master of the puppet-show, or the person appointed by him to speak for his mock actors, was, in Shakespeare's time, frequently denominated the interpreter to the puppets” (MALONE) , “a motion of the Prodigal Son,” THE WINTER'S TALE, iv. 3. 91. (Fielding, in his Jonathan Wild, says that the master of a puppet-show “wisely keeps out of sight; for should he once appear, the whole motion would be at an end.” Book iii. ch. xi. )

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