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1. "But just as much as it was a sport, it was a sideshow—a carny act that eventually made it to Broadway. So the next time you hear somebody say, "You know wrestling is fake, right?" you can tell him that yes, you know. That's exactly the point."
Author: David Shoemaker
2. "God has matured. He is not the impulsive, bowel-less being of the Testaments - the vehement glory-monger, with His bag of cheap carny tricks and his booming voice - the fiery huckster with his burning bushes and his wonder wands. Nowadays God knows what He wants and He knows who He wants."
Author: Nick Cave
3. "I can juggle, not well... I can balance a broom on my chin. I can do very simple carny tricks, a little sleight of hand with cards and coins."
Author: Rich Sommer
4. "Tapi sekarang aku berpikir sampai di mana seseorang masih tetap wajar, walau ia sendiri tidak mendapatkan apa-apa. seseorang mau berkorban buat sesuatu, katakanlah, ide-ide, agama, politik atau pacarnya. Tapi dapatkah ia berkorban buat tidak apa-apa(Catatan Seorang Demonstran, h. 101)"
Author: Soe Hok Gie
5. "The speech fascinated him. His ear caught the rhythm of it and he noted their idioms and worked some of them into his patter. He had found the reason behind the peculiar, drawling language of the old carny hands—it was a composite of all the sprawling regions of the country. A language which sounded Southern to Southerners, Western to Westerners. It was the talk of the soil and its drawl covered the agility of the brains that poured it out. It was a soothing, illiterate, earthy language."
Author: William Lindsay Gresham

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