The lady, as it happened, had seen them at the fair, and had wondered then to see them in company with a Punch-and-Judy show.
A Punch-and-Judy show in the corner evokes shouts of laughter.
The Punch-and-Judy show grew tiresome, but the company seemed better than none.
After much inquiry he had discovered they had been seen with a Punch-and-Judy show and now he was trying to find the showmen.
Altogether the scene was more like a Punch-and-Judy show, than any part of the serious business of life.