Somewhat past noon, a young girl performed a dance, jumping up and down, singing enthusiastically, her voice filling a quiet street. A couple heard the song, following it to the dancing girl and her lemonade stand, and, after failing to win a 25¢ discount by guessing which cup secreted masking tape on its bottom, they bought two cups and walked on. The sun shone gold, the trees cast black shade, and a little girl sold tart lemonade.
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actor bats \'ak-tər-bat\
1. A skilled circus performer who, in addition to performing feats of uncanny strength and beauty, has the acting chops to simultaneously deliver Shakespearean lines ripe with poetic nuance. 2. Aerialists able to intoxicate the audience with their airborne verbal wit.
Ex: "By gawd! I nearly received a concussion when that darned actor-bat forgot his lines and fell from the ceiling. 'Tis a risky business, this being-an-audience-member!"
Catch actor-bats at play and in a plane crash, in the story: The Time I Died In A Plane Crash!