three ball juggling
hard, mechanical manner of speaking stereotyped lines
one can never telle whether Le Croix really "misses" or is burlesquing.
three curtain calls after his finish
He is improving so rapidly as a comedian that all superfluous dialogue should be dropped. The "bounding hats" is quite the funniest thing in hat juggling.
Variety 1:1 (05/01/1907)