300 examples of cribbed in sentences
I'll stand by you; I don't forget the pains you took to get me water, and that particularly toothsome measure of oats you cribbed in the rebel barn near Williamsburg!"
But I have a habit of never writing letters but at the office; 'tis so much time cribbed out of the Company; and I am but just got out of the thick of a tea-sale, in which most of the entry of notes, deposits, etc., usually falls to my share.
Another grey horse, a very fine one, was also cribbed.
I'd seen her there when I went by before, and mistrusted she was up to some mischief; as I turned the corner, she put out her hand and cribbed an apple.
Whether I said any or all of these things to the schoolmistress, or not,whether I stole them out of Lord Bacon,whether I cribbed them from Balzac,whether I dipped them from the ocean of Tupperian wisdom,or whether I have just found them in my head, laid there by that solemn fowl, Experience, (who, according to my observation, cackles oftener than she drops real live eggs,) I cannot say.
"He might miss the blotter if I cribbed it, and take the alarm," he explained, as he hastened to put the article in question back on the table, lest Sallie come in at any minute and discover what they were doing, taking liberties in the room of the boarder; and then she would have to be told everything, which might work out badly, Frank feared.
Say, perhaps I was right after all; perhaps Casper Blue is carrying all that stuff cribbed from the Bloomsbury bank, inside the same.
~His Father Took Him Home.~ "I was always so poor in Greek," He played the guitar, "A 'dec' I never could speak," He won every race, "My Latin I have to 'horse,'" In football a star, "The German is 'cribbed' perforce.
In fact, Heywood "cribbed" from Chaucer's Tales in another Interlude called "The Pardoner and the Frere.
stiff, restringent^, strait-laced, hidebound, barkbound^. ice bound, wind bound, weather bound; cabined cribbed confined [Macbeth]; in Lob's pound, laid by the heels.
But I have a habit of never writing letters, but at the office'tis so much time cribbed out of the Companyand I am but just got out of the thick of a Tea Sale, in which most of the Entry of Notes, deposits &c. usually falls to my share.
"At least they haven't cribbed our self-starting device," exclaimed Peggy, as she saw.
Expensive computers had been brought in but A.C. Fernandes cribbed on appointing experienced hands as compositors.
How can you hesitate when you think of the glorious freedom of the African forest, and compare it with this cribbed, and cabined, and confined business we are now at?" The king shook his head slowly, and knocked the ashes from his pipe.
'I have said it myself in a very grand way too; I believe I cribbed it from you.
I have ceased to be an original writer; all the purple patches are cribbed from you.
" Here in this doleful den I make ado, Bastilled, imprisoned, cabined, cribbed, confined, Nor sleeping, drinking, eating-to my mind; Betrayed by every one, my mistress too!
" "I cribbed that remark from Billy Beebe and he swiped it from a magazine.
Evidently a new day of physical freedom is at last dawning for the most cribbed and crippled of Eve's unhappy daughters.
I told him plainly that he belonged to a class of "white male citizens," who had robbed me of all civil and political rights; of property, children, and personal freedom; and now it ill became him to call me to account for using one of his little anecdotes that, ten to one, he had cribbed from some woman.
But it occurs to me that happily The Elector, pressed by other business, Charged me to issue word that Kottwitz, cribbed Too close in his position, march back hither.
He was much hindered by Barker's unceasing attempt to copy his papers surreptitiously; and very much disgusted at the shameless way in which many of the boys "cribbed" from books, and from each other, or used torn leaves concealed in their sleeves, or dates written on their wristbands, and on their nails.
As a matter of fact, no one who sat under Doc Pottle would have believed it, for his sermons weren't good enough to have been cribbed; and if Beecher could have heard one of them he would have excommunicated him.
Escaped the gale of outer ocean Cribbed in a craft which like a log Was washed by every billow's motion
The technical restrictions he laboured under were incredibly great; his vocabulary was cribbed, his versification was cabined, his whole power of dramatic movement was scrupulously confined; conventional rules of every conceivable denomination hurried out to restrain his genius, with the alacrity of Lilliputians pegging down a Gulliver; wherever he turned he was met by a hiatus or a pitfall, a blind-alley or a mot bas.