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Squeaking Tribe's remarkable and expressive puppets are characters from traditional literature; the child full of wonder and uncertainty, the young man, curious but ineffective and ultimately the white haired, gnomish
old man, still steadfast but full of regret.
In the blue dungarees that he's worn since the 1960s and his white chinstrap beard, he seems gnomish
, animated and quick to laugh, but retaining the puritan manners of his Massachusetts upbringing.
BERNIE ECCLESTONE IS A GNOMISH
Brit ex-grease monkey who is my neighbor in Gstaad, the small alpine Swiss village that once upon a time was the Mecca of the old rich and titled, now slowly turning into the playground of the nouveau riche and vulgar.
Kapuscinski--by all accounts a gnomish
, affable personality--exploded after a cocktail party where a post-communist bureaucrat glibly named Polish diplomats he thought had been Soviet agents.
Another misguided chap was that gnomish
little millionaire, Andrew Lloyd Webber, who announced that sex had never been all that important to him.
Kathy and Ron Metzger have more than 300 of the twisted little sculptures, all based on gnomish
figures created by North Carolina artist Tom Clark.
The memoir contains wonderful character sketches of the people he met on his trips: his dowdy hostess Mariana, who pesters him about the value of her silverware; the gnomish
Khrustalyov, a Gogolian "little man" who had worked all his life in utter obscurity collecting documents about the last days of the Romanovs; and the shifty FSB bureaucrats Brent visits at the Lubyanka ("the tallest building in Moscow because you could see Siberia from its basement").
Other Hudson Valley denizens claimed to have heard as children, whenever thunder rumbled in the mountains, the tale of Henrik Hudson and his gnomish
bowlers, as if it were a folktale eons old rather than Irving's invention.
At the back of my car, a gnomish
woman sold dubious sandwiches, and a wizened man worked the aisles with a coffeepot of mud dispensed in bathroom-sized paper cups.