Puppet Sentence Examples
But during the greater part of his reign he was the puppet of the magnates and kept in such penury that he was often obliged to pawn his jewels to get proper food and clothing.
The king was a mere puppet in the hands of each alternately.
The country was in a state of confusion under the weak rule of the amir Yusef, a mere puppet in the hands of a faction, and was torn by tribal dissensions among the Arabs and by race conflicts between the Arabs and Berbers.
Euphemius, a puppet emperor, was led about by his Saracen allies much as earlier puppet emperors had been led about by Alaric and Ataulf, till he was slain in one of the many sieges.
After five years the contest terminated in favour of Obeidullah, who was little better than a puppet in the hands of Rehim Bi Atalik, his vizier.Advertisement
In all that followed Arabi was put forward as the leader of the discontented Egyptians; he was in reality little more than the mouthpiece and puppet of abler men such as Ali Rubi and Mahmud Sami.
This prince, still more than his predecessors, was a mere puppet in the hands of Tuzun, who died a few months later, and his successor Ibn Shirzad.
In Italy a puppet representing Haman was set 'up on high amidst shouts of vengeance and blowing of trumpets.
I've watched him work you like a puppet.
The Scots despised him as a puppet of the English king, and after a few years David was finally established in Scotland.Advertisement
It was a period of constant conflict conducted by shifting coalitions of the nobles, who under pretence of freeing the king from the undue influence of his favourite were intent on making a puppet of him for their own ends.
Decide what kind of sock puppet you want to create.
Flapjack is a cheeky monkey soft plush hand puppet who likes nothing better than to show off.
Long hair will look great for a girl puppet, while shorter pieces that stick straight up will work great for a giraffe or a horse puppet.
Corrine Kaplan, 29, is a pharmaceutical sales representative and self-proclaimed hardcase from Los Angeles who plans to play the puppet master this time around.Advertisement
The difference is that contestants can perform any talent they choose, from dancing to circus acts to puppet shows.
Pumpkin Basket This sturdy little pumpkin Basket This sturdy little pumpkin can hold popcorn for a pumpkin party or be a home for a paper puppet mouse.
Perhaps it was the charming puppet that magically came to life on your mother's hand.
Sooty's Disco Party A glove puppet who has been on British TV screens for almost forty years.
We had a puppet show attended by 24 children and their parents/carers, an enjoyable time was had by all.Advertisement
Neither does a reshuffle which makes the resident of Number 10 look like a puppet of events rather than the master of them.
He was the puppet ruler the tetrarch of the region of Galilee and Perea, within the Roman Empire.
He also stages a rather shambolic puppet show where the principals have been replaced by emptying bottles of booze.
The interactive pieces in Clauss's Flying Puppet gallery become chronologically more complex, yet retain their deceptive simplicity.
Funniest part of the film tho has to be the puppet Kama sutra.Advertisement
It makes me feel as tho I am going on stage, but rather a puppet theater than a real stage.
As king of Hungary he was, from first to last, the puppet of the Magyar oligarchs, who proceeded to abolish all the royal prerogatives and safeguards which had galled them under Matthias.
She may have had interviews, with French agents who helped to foment the insurrection; but she was strong and wary enough to avoid Henry II.'s, as she had avoided Northumberland's, toils; for even in case of success she would have been the French king's puppet, placed on the throne, if at all, merely to keep it warm for Henry's prospective daughter-in-law, Mary Stuart.
Pumpkin Basket This sturdy little pumpkin can hold popcorn for a pumpkin party or be a home for a paper puppet mouse.
In the evening we visit Hanoi 's famed water puppet theater.
Reagan reinvented himself as a senile old sock puppet - well perhaps that was n't so much of reinvention.
Master puppeteer Gerald Balding will be creating a miniature puppet horse for the act.
Watch your puppet come to life in the woodland trail shadow puppet theater.
The interactive pieces in Clauss 's Flying Puppet gallery become chronologically more complex, yet retain their deceptive simplicity.
Is it just me or does Domenech look like a thunderbird puppet?
Allow your puppet to fully dry before playing, and when this is complete, have fun making up puppet plays to share with your friends and family!
Once the sock has been removed from the hand, place a piece of wax paper inside to keep paint, markers, glue, etc. from "bleeding" onto the other side of the puppet as you work.
You're now ready to add the essential features to the sock puppet, including the eyes, nose, and mouth.
After you've created the face, add the sock puppet's hair by gluing or sewing cut pieces of yarn along the back of the puppet.
Finally, let the puppet dry completely before allowing your child to play with it.
Teacher Help - Another great site with lots of puppet ideas as well as plenty of other activities for your kids to enjoy.
Beyond play sets that are designed to complement the toys, Imaginarium also offers larger kitchens, puppet theatres, a food market and the popular Rose Petal Cottage for kids to engage in role-playing.
My Playhouse Theater, Club House and Lemonade Stand - This stand is versatile so your kids can host a puppet show, sell lemonade or have their very own clubhouse.
Melissa and Doug also offers puzzles, puppet theaters and Trunki, your child's first suitcase.
Most also offer ways for kids to nurture their inner star, with dress-up games, puppet shows, news rooms, music studios, and dance booths.
The group may decide to put on a short play or make their own puppet show to interpret what they have learned.
Jim Henson, the creator of the Muppets, molded these expressive puppet characters into veritable works of art.
If that is not enough to keep everyone entertained, there is family yoga on the beach, a waterpark, puppet shows, and a pottery studio.
Some of these activities include puppet shows that model a social interaction scenario; this can also include face games that will teach your child how to remember a person's face.
With a bit of imagination, paper plates can become the cast of puppet characters for a show or a series of disguises for hours of fun.
You will need the following items for any basic puppet.
The smooth side will be the back of the puppet, and the side with the flap will be the front of the puppet.
The flap will be the head of the puppet.
The child will put her hand in the bag and make the puppet talk by moving the flap.
Once the glue dries, the puppet is ready for playtime.
If you've got some extra craft supplies lying around, an old mitten can make a great puppet.
He or she will need to be able to wear the mitten to play with the puppet.
Have you child choose eyes and a nose for the puppet, and then work together to cut the felt pieces into mouth shapes, clothing, and accessories.
To make a paper dog puppet , you will need lunch-size brown paper bags.
To complete your puppet, hold the bag with the open side down and the bottom fold towards you.
Put your hand inside the puppet and have fun!
You can easily make a dinosaur puppet out of an old sock.
Children can have fun reenacting classic Easter stories such as "Here Comes Peter Cottontail" or stretch their creativity by coming up with their own puppet shows.
Most children love puppets, and this paper bag puppet is easy to make for all ages.
Older kids can make this loveable leprechaun puppet with moveable legs and arms.
She is very shy and finds that she can be more outgoing when hiding behind a puppet.
She was as fond of acting as Goethe, and like him began with a puppet stage, succeeded by amateur theatricals, the chief entertainment provided for her guests at Nohant.
Thus apparently he asserted his authority, but in reality, being only thirteen years old, he was a mere puppet in the hands of one of the opposition factions, who wished to oust their rivals, and for the next four years the misgovernment of the nobles went on as before.
The Genoese republic a little earlier underwent at his hand changes which made its doge all-powerful in local affairs, but a mere puppet in the hands of Bonaparte.
During the latter period of his term of office he was on a very unsatisfactory footing with the young king George III., who gradually came to feel a kind of horror of the interminable persistency of his conversation, and whom he endeavoured to make use of as the mere puppet of the ministry.
Ostoja (Stephen III., 1398-1418), an illegitimate son of Tvrtko, proved a puppet in the hands of Hrvoje Vukcic, duke of Spalato, Sandalj Hranic, 3 and other leaders of the aristocracy, who fought indifferently against the Turks, the Hungarians, the king or one another.
It came into existence in KiOto and was thence transferred to Yedo (Tokyo), where the greatest of Japanese playwrights, Chikamatsu Monzaemon (1653-1724), and a musician of exceptional talent, Takemoto Gidayu, collaborated to render this puppet drama a highly popular entertainment.
She thus avoided the enmity and the still more dangerous favour of Northumberland; and some unknown history lies behind the duke's preference of the Lady Jane to Elizabeth as his son's wife and his own puppet for the throne.
In 1868 the Russians entered Samarkand (May 14), and the emir was constrained to submit to the terms of the conqueror, becoming henceforward only a Russian puppet.
For six months in 1470-1471 he emerged to hold a shadowy kingship as Warwick's puppet.
None of his successors on the throne was any thing higher than a debauchee or a puppet.
A puppet nawab was still maintained at Murshidabad, who received an annual allowance of about half a million sterling; and half that amount was paid to the emperor as tribute from Bengal.
It was only indirectly that the news reached the caliph, who then saw that Fadl had been treating him as a puppet.
He was a man of very feeble character, and a mere puppet in the hands of his vizier Ahmad b.
The crowned puppet who possessed a casting vote in the real, of which he was the nominal president, and who was allowed to create peers once in his life (at his coronation), was rather a state decoration than a sovereignty.
Two puppet kings, Arpa Khan, a descendant of Hulagus brother Arikbuhga, and Musa Khan, a descendant of Baidu, nominally reigned for a few months each.
But there had been continual dissatisfaction in the capital of Khorasan, and constant inroads upon it from without, which the royal puppet was unable to prevent.
An attempt of the puppet emperor to shake himself clear of the Mahrattas, in which he was defeated in 1788, led to a permanent Mahratta garrison being stationed at Delhi.
The earlier and even greater tragedy of Marion de Lorme (1828) had been proscribed on the ground that it was impossible for royalty to tolerate the appearance of a play in which a king was represented as the puppet of a minister.
Benin city was the seat of a theocracy of priests, in whose hands the oba or king, nominally supreme, appears to have often been a puppet.
He manipulated the Black God like a puppet and quietly ran the vamps Jonny wasn't yet capable of managing.
Puppet shows, entertainers and a giant sand pit will keep toddlers amused until they fall asleep!
Event Notes Think of stop-frame puppet animation, and you'll think of Barry Purves.
Demonstration of how complex characters are constructed using armatures, and animated using a puppet system.
Students will produce caricatures which will then be translated into a 3-dimensional, working puppet.
Here there is no shadowy Mr Big playing the puppet master, no sinister criminal conspiracy, serial killers or drug-crazed hitmen.
A puppet state was set up in the north to perpetuate British imperialist domination.
The puppet resurfaced later in the year, in an extended version of ms gold 's show Louise Gold.. .
Did your Socialist party puppet masters say you had to do this?
Seconds ago, we were performing a pastiche of a 1960's puppet show and now, suddenly, we're here.
Reagan reinvented himself as a senile old sock puppet - well perhaps that wasn't so much of reinvention.
The British puppet regime, headed by Balewa, had waged war on its opponents in the South.
Not only did his contemporaries, carried away by their passions, talk in this way, but posterity and history have acclaimed Napoleon as grand, while Kutuzov is described by foreigners as a crafty, dissolute, weak old courtier, and by Russians as something indefinite--a sort of puppet useful only because he had a Russian name.
The US appears unlikely to make the Soviet mistake of installing a puppet regime in Kabul.
It was also interesting to see the students ' completed work in mask and puppet making.
Sooty 's Disco Party A glove puppet who has been on British TV screens for almost forty years.
To complete the lesson, include coloring sheets or have the children make a puppet or craft with one of the characters in the story.
City 17 is a genuinely frightening dystopian society, complete with patrolling security, a puppet government, and more propaganda than you can shake a stick at.
Distract the child by pointing out pictures or objects or by using a hand puppet.
Distract the child by using a hand puppet or pointing out pictures or objects.
Distract the child by pointing out pictures or objects or using a hand puppet.
Stephanie March gave the baby a chef puppet, since Mariska first introduced her to husband and Food Network star Bobby Flay.
When you're ready to get back to basics and complete an easy craft, there are plenty of puppet instructions found in books and on the Internet.
Puppet making allows your child's imagination to soar.
From the very first step of deciding what sort of puppet to construct, your little one is dreaming and scheming an entire persona that is going to come alive once the creation is complete.
You can foster this imagination by providing him with ways to further this project with various puppet making techniques and the use of diverse materials.
Puppet making is also an inexpensive craft.
One of the easiest is to purchase a book devoted to the craft of puppet making.
This kit makes a great gift for someone who is looking to start out in puppet making.
If you do choose to use the Internet and print out instruction pages, you can try websites such as Teacher Help and Danielle's Place, which focus mainly on the sock puppet variety.
Below you will find one puppet project to get you started.
Draw a "pattern" on the construction paper of whatever clothes you'd like your puppet to wear - a dress, pants and a shirt, etc. Cut these out and then glue to the middle of the toilet paper roll.
Take a craft stick and glue it to the inside edge so you have a handle to carry around your puppet and navigate it through various scenes in your puppet show.
You can also use the same concept with a sock puppet.
After it is dried, use your collected embellishments to complete your puppet just as you did with the toilet paper roll.
The following is a basic guide to creating a simple sock puppet.
Of course, you can embellish the puppet any way you choose.
The Mephostophiles of the Faust-books and the puppet plays passed with little or no modification into literature as the Mephistophilis of Marlowe's Faustus.
Alaric therefore cashiered his puppet emperor Attalus after eleven months of ineffectual rule, and once more tried to reopen negotiations with Honorius.
Shah Alam, the lineal heir of the Mogul line, was thus permitted to ascend the throne of Delhi, where he lived during the great part of a long life as a puppet in the hands of Mahadji Sindhia.
The second time it suited a momentary policy to set up a puppet emperor of his own, and even to accept a military commission from him.
These internecine disturbances had been unfavourable to any new departure in art, except in matters appertaining to arms and armour, and the strife between two puppet emperors for a shadow of authority in the 14th century brought another distracting element.
For a short time he was left in Ireland as commander-in-chief, but his youth and inexperience unfitted him for the post, and he was a mere puppet in stronger hands.
A Portuguese garrison was maintained in it, and the monarch himself from the year 1607 onwards was little more than a puppet who was generally baptized by the Dominicans with a Portuguese name.
By her be was made hajiblord chamberlain, prime minister, great domestic, alter ego, in short, of the puppet caliphfor Hishgm II.
As for trusting Claire, there were still days Darian wasn't certain her father wasn't still trying to be the puppet master.
It is probable, however, that Harun's anger was caused to a large extent by the insinuations of his courtiers that he was a mere puppet in the hands of a powerful family.
In this way the Italians lost their military vigour, and wars were waged by despots from their cabinets, who pulled the strings of puppet captains in their pay.
The Danes captured York and overthrew the Northumbrian kingdom, setting up a puppet king of their own.