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juggling

Encyclopedia

  • Hyperlinked description of juggling with an overview of its origins, modern history, popular forms, world records, common patterns, notation systems, and more. — “Juggling - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Encyclopedia article describing contact juggling, history and links Contact juggling is a form of object manipulation that focuses on the movement of objects such as balls in contact with the body. — “Contact juggling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Juggling pair performing basic two-person "pass and feed" with clubs Toss juggling is at once: a performing art, a sport, a form of exercise and meditation, a recreational pursuit, and often simply child's play. — “Toss juggling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • By the Lord, I must have been dreaming, though–How? how? how?–but the only way's to stash it; so here goes to hammock again; and in the morning, I'll see how this plaguey juggling thinks over by daylight." — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • Davies never seemed to listen, but tacked on imperturbably, juggling with the tiller, the sheets, and the chart, in a way that made one giddy to look at. — “The Riddle of the Sands” by Erskine Childers
  • I know very well, for what concerns myself, that from having been brought up in my childhood to a plain and straightforward way of dealing, and from having had an aversion to all manner of juggling and foul play in my childish sports and recreations (and, indeed, it is to be noted, that the plays of children are not performed in play, but are to be judged in them as their most serious actions), there is no game so small wherein from my own bosom naturally, and without study or endeavour, I have not an extreme aversion from deceit. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • "Let him wander his way," said he–"let those leech his wounds for whose sake he encountered them. He is fitter to do the juggling tricks of the Norman chivalry than to maintain the fame and honour of his English ancestry with the glaive and brown-bill, the good old weapons of his country." — “Ivanhoe” by Sir Walter Scott
  • A gift, a thing I sought not, for this crown The trusty Creon, my familiar friend, Hath lain in wait to oust me and suborned This mountebank, this juggling charlatan, This tricksy beggar-priest, for gain alone Keen-eyed, but in his proper art stone-blind. — “Oedipus the King” by Sophocles

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