How to use Puppets in a sentence
Both were the mere puppets of factions, who deserted them at once.
The untimely death of that monarch upon the battlefield of Megiddo (608 B.C.), followed by the inglorious reigns of the kings who succeeded him, who became puppets in turn of Egypt or of Babylonia, silenced for a while the Messianic hopes for a future king or line of kings of Davidic lineage who would rule a renovated kingdom in righteousness and peace.
The Shiite caliphs of Egypt were by this time the playthings of contending viziers, as the Sunnite caliphs of Bagdad had long been the puppets of Turkish sultans or amirs; and in 1164 Amalric I.
Whether he came to the throne before or after the fall of Samaria (722721 B.C.) is disputed,' nor is it clear what share Judah took in the Assyrian conflicts down to 701.2 Shortly before this date the whole of western Asia was in a ferment; Sargon had died and Sennacherib had come to the throne (in 705); vassal kings plotted to recover their independence and Assyrian puppets were removed by their opponents.
Joining an already well-loved cast of hand puppets is the LORAX, the fuzzy-mustached creature from The Lorax.Advertisement
The Joruri is a dramatic ballad, sung or recited to the accompaniment of the samisen and in unison with the movements of puppets.
Paraphernalia Puppets performed The nutcracker on December 8 th.
We had to be very careful of the highly flammable dragon puppets.
He was manipulating Laurencio and Toni like puppets, but Jessi was beyond him.
Fleet Street was the show-place of London, in which were exhibited a constant succession of puppets, naked Indians and strange fishes.Advertisement
But with hardly any exceptions they had been the merest puppets, now in the hands of Turkish ministers, now under the protection of practically independent dynasts.
They were thus mere puppets of the Divan, and could be deposed and shifted with the same facility as so many pashas - an object of Turkish policy, as each change was a pretext for a new levy of baksheesh.
After the death of Menahem, Pekah, king of Israel, and Rezin (rather Rasun), king of Syria, allied against Assyria, invaded Judah, and laid siege to Jerusalem in the hope of setting up one of their puppets upon the throne.
The administration remained in the hands of the eunuch Basileios (an illegitimate son of Romanus I.), president of the senate, a wily and gifted man, who hoped that the young emperors would be his puppets.
The Romans had no historical explanation of these curious rites, and neither the theories of their scholars nor the beliefs of the common people, who fancied that the puppets were substitutes for old men who used at one time to be sacrificed to the river, are worth serious consideration.Advertisement
Once complete, they then scanned the puppets into the computer and this image then acted as blue-print for their 3D avatar.
I liked the puppets because they were funny and they looked funny because they had red cheeks and they had bow-ties.
Why not browse our online UK shop of children's hand puppets we have a great selection of hand puppets for children.
These rabbits childrens hand puppets from Manhattan Toy make a perfect gift for your children.
This bold new production works with puppets, projections, machines and music to weave an irresistible magic.Advertisement
Activities include painting, drawing, puppets, toy box, soft playrooms, cars, tricycles.
The fairies appeared in disturbing form as hooded figures manipulating hand puppets and porcelain dolls with grotesque and menacingly blank faces.
Parallel activities (for example on Javanese shadow puppets) can be arranged in the Pitt Rivers Museum.
His energy and love of words captivated us all, particularly when mixed in with magic tricks and naughty puppets, such as Hamilton!
The judges in the courts, he submits, are thereby shown to be mere puppets of the government.Advertisement
We started the day with a visit to the old bike shop where some of the latest giant carnival puppets are stored.
The sun pushes his way through the trees making shadow puppets on the lakes water.
Support workers armed with hand puppets share stories about Little Turtle.
But I don't know, puppeteers are very protective of their puppets as well.
The puppeteers Article on the traveling puppeteers of India, and their art; includes pictures of a number of painted leather puppets.Advertisement
In shadow puppetry, the audience only sees the shadows of the puppets, thrown onto a screen by a light or a fire.
The projects include puppets, masks, mobiles, seasonal crafts, picture frames and painting self-portraits.
The puppets allege that there have been no victims among invaders and local traitors in the blast.
Round this nucleus her characters (too often mere puppets) grouped themselves, and the story gradually crystallized.
The attempt was futile, Bagdad was besieged and taken, and from that time until their final downfall the Abbasid caliphs were mere puppets, while the real rulers were successively the Turkish guard, the Buyids and the Seljuks.Advertisement
His energy and love of words captivated us all, particularly when mixed in with magic tricks and naughty puppets, such as Hamilton !
Pop-up puppets are a fun way to play peek-a-boo with a child or hide and seek.
But I do n't know, puppeteers are very protective of their puppets as well.
The Puppeteers Article on the traveling puppeteers of India, and their art; includes pictures of a number of painted leather puppets.
Puppeteers UK home of Puppets Online puppeteers directory and events listings puppetry organizations puppetry news...Advertisement
Grotesque puppets, animated sets and shiploads of absurd humor are welded into a dark comic-book version of low-life on the high seas.
We will no longer allow spineless British governments or their security puppets to play politics with our lives.
Two glove puppets, which sing to each other with wide-open mouths.
Baby Einstein toys and puppets are colorful, sturdy counterparts to their media collections.
Using friendly images, such as animals, puppets, babies, and children, the videos hold even small babies' attention with techniques such as deliberate pacing of scenes and characters and re-orchestrated classical music.Advertisement
It has given opportunities to tidy around the house - or just a breather- while Laura laughs out loud at those hilarious puppets!!
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio-Numerous individual Einstein products have won the "Gold Award", including the Lullaby Classics CD, the Melody and Motion activity toy and the Baby Einstein hippo, octopus and dragon bath puppets.
Master of Puppets, released in 1986, was the first of the band's records to go gold.
Check out a few of the offerings the site has by the band like Enter Sandman, St. Anger and Master of Puppets.
They offer tab books on all of their major albums, including bass tab books for Master of Puppets and Death Magnet.Advertisement
As you progress through the theme houses (which range from zombies, to killer puppets, and contain over 1,000 booby traps) you have all your senses working for you.
It involves the use of toys, blocks, dolls, puppets, drawings, and games to help the child recognize, identify, and verbalize feelings.
You can create easy to make puppets with your entire family, which provides a fun and innovative alternative to TV and video games.
You can make simple puppets out of supplies you already have laying around the house.
From toilet paper rolls to left over yarn, you can create cute puppets and put on a show after your constructing and designing is through.
There are various places where you can glean information about easy to make puppets.
A great book to start out with is The Muppets Make Puppets by Cheryl Henson.
Inspired by Jim Henson's famed Muppets, you will get explicit instructions on how to create affordable puppets that are small and simple enough for a child.
Make Your Own Sock Puppets is not so much a book as a craft project that teaches by example and application.
Your child will be able to construct three whimsically bright sock puppets in no time flat.
Sock puppets provide lots of pretend play and the opportunity to get creative.
Kids will love their sock puppets even more if they have a hand in making them!
Sock puppets are a great way to encourage your child to become more creative and more imaginative.
Sock puppets are fun and inexpensive toys that kids can create with a few simple materials and accessories you probably already have on hand.
Danielle's Place - Find easy to make sock puppets at this site.
Family Fun - Check out the adorable puppets you can make using socks and other supplies at this site, as well as easy-to-follow directions.
Finally, Gund is a licensed distributor of Sesame Street products - from beanbags to hand puppets, their collection reaches far beyond plush animals, though they do have those, too.
Spin-offs for Teddy Ruxpin included a cache of hand and finger puppets, designed to be used with the storytelling.
Even with the addition of dozens of new toys every year, some standbys are still around and as popular as ever, including plastic army men and sock puppets.
The mass may include puppets and plays to recreate the story of Jesus' birth.
After reading the story with your child, help her to act out the story using hand puppets.
You can even make simple puppets together using brown lunch bags and crayons.
Dino Farm offers a wide selection of unique dinosaur items for kids, including toys, puppets, bedding, books, games, and party supplies.
They love to play dress up and play with finger puppets, so you can use your crafting prowess to make them fun things to play with.
One of the most versatile crafts you can do with paper bags is to create puppets.
Children of all ages, from preschool to junior high, love puppets.
Enchanted Learning has a variety of educational printable apple crafts for preschoolers, ranging from Johnny Appleseed puppets to apple name tags.
For adult crafters, more complicated Kirigami projects can include pop up cards or puppets that have moveable parts.
Most children love puppets, and this paper bag puppet is easy to make for all ages.
Using his puppets and ventriloquism skills, he performed songs by Etta James, Garth Brooks, Nat King Cole and Louis Armstrong, among others.
April is a ventriloquist who is addicted to her puppets.
She even gave up a relationship when her fiancé demanded that she choose between him and the puppets.
Bean's story continues in Shadow of the Hegemon, Shadow Puppets and Shadow of the Giants.
These creatures were discovered by an explorer named Pierson, who thought their two heads resembled sock puppets.
Voice actors bring life to computer-generated characters or complex puppets.
During the greater part of this period, however, the titular sovereigns were mere puppets, the reality of power being in the hands of the family of Trinh in Tongking and that of Nguyen in southern Annam, which in 1568 became a separate principality under the name of CochinChina.