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a fair or carnival that raises funds for charity1865Hans Brinker or The Silver SkatesMen, women, and children go clattering about in wooden shoes with loose heels; peasant girls who cannot get beaux for love, hire them for money to escort them to the kermis, and husbands and wives lovingly harness themselves side by side on the bank of the canal and drag their pakschuyts to market.1894The Red LilyIn the movement and the noise of the kermess she said…1911The Phantom of the OperaBut the curtain rose on the kermess scene and Richard made a sign to the stage-manager to go away.