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134 examples of  gabbled  in sentences

134 examples of gabbled in sentences

it was reserved for our day and generation to gabble them over unthinking, carelessly unmindful of the fearful fate the words describe.

Moreover, I prophesy that we will gabble about this mess until we find a newer target for our stone throwing, and be just as friendly with the participants to their faces as we ever were.

Whereupon the Captain, emitting an inconceivably terrific imprecation, which no one ever dared to repeat and which consequently is lost to tradition, declared that the first he'd never feared, the second was parson's gabble, and as to the third, never should his dead toes be nearer any church than for the last forty years his living feet had been!

<Talk, chat, chatter, prate, prattle, babble, gabble, jabber, tattle, twaddle, blab, gossip, palaver, parley, converse, mumble, mutter, stammer, stutter.

The genii of syntax and prosody are his guardian angels, and the love of "gabble" is the be-all and the end-all of his political existence.

A BOY IN CHURCH "Gabble-gabble,... brethren,... gabble-gabble!"

A BOY IN CHURCH "Gabble-gabble,... brethren,... gabble-gabble!"

A BOY IN CHURCH "Gabble-gabble,... brethren,... gabble-gabble!"

A BOY IN CHURCH "Gabble-gabble,... brethren,... gabble-gabble!"

Have these creatures, that you and I profess to know something about, no faces, gestures, gabble; no folly, no absurdity, no induction of French education upon the abstract idea of men and women; no similitude nor dissimilitude to English?

Melindy says there's one on 'em struts jes' like you, 'n' makes as much gabble.

let them gabble till the day of doom.

They gabble a lot among themselves about herI don't knowwe think it best to leave her alone.

When he caught sight of him, he gabbled with delight, and running to him, waddled up and down beside him.

The brilliant sunlight, the breeze stirring toward them from a background of drooping bamboos, the gabble of coolies, the faint aroma of the fermenting no-me cakes, began, after all, to give a truant sense of holiday.

He gabbled, imploring Heywood.

Behind him, with a whirring sound, a metallic voice assailed them in a gabble of words, at first husky and broken, then clear, nasal, a voice from neither Europe nor Asia, but America: "Then did I laff?

"Kaรบ fai!" shrilled the voices below; and then in a fainter gabble, as though hurrying off toward the sound,"kaรบ fai!"

I hain't no time to gabble.

In secular occasions, what so pleasant as to be reading a book through a long winter evening, with a friend sitting bysay, a wifehe, or she, too, (if that be probable), reading another, without interruption, or oral communication?can there be no sympathy without the gabble of words?away with this inhuman, shy, single, shade-and-cavern-haunting solitariness.

"' 'Of the Preface to Capel's Shakspeare, he said, "If the man would have come to me, I would have endeavoured to endow his purposes with words; for as it is, he doth gabble monstrously.

'When thou didst not, savage, Know thine own meaning, but wouldst gabble like A thing most brutish, I endow'd thy purposes With words that made them known.'

The learned Society, under whose sanction such gabble is ushered into the world, would do well to offer a premium to any one who will discover its meaning.

He sate up in his bed, listened, and heard some sentences spoken vehemently, and gabbled very fast.

A packe of the bravest Spartan Dogges in the world; if they do but once open and spend there gabble, gabble, gabble it will make the Forest ecchoe as if a Ring of Bells were in it; admirably flewd, by their eares you would take 'em to be singing boyes; and for Dewlaps they are as bigge as Vintners bags in which they straine Ipocras. Omnes.

A packe of the bravest Spartan Dogges in the world; if they do but once open and spend there gabble, gabble, gabble it will make the Forest ecchoe as if a Ring of Bells were in it; admirably flewd, by their eares you would take 'em to be singing boyes; and for Dewlaps they are as bigge as Vintners bags in which they straine Ipocras. Omnes.

A packe of the bravest Spartan Dogges in the world; if they do but once open and spend there gabble, gabble, gabble it will make the Forest ecchoe as if a Ring of Bells were in it; admirably flewd, by their eares you would take 'em to be singing boyes; and for Dewlaps they are as bigge as Vintners bags in which they straine Ipocras. Omnes.

English When I'de move pittie; when dissemble, Irish; Dutch when I reele; and tho I feed on scalions If I should brag Gentility I'de gabble Welch.'

They would hide in the grass, while one played and rolled about on the open shore, till the ducks saw him and began to stretch their necks and gabble their amazement at the strange thing, which they had never seen before.

The child was called, and after allowing the form of "the evidence you shall give," etc., and "kiss the book," to be gabbled over, I said, before the Testament could reach the child's lips, "Stop!

2. See ante, iii. 350, where Boswell is reproached by Johnson with 'bringing in gabble,' when he makes this quotation.

Racey gabbled on regardless.

"'Bill,' he ses, gabbling as fast as 'e could gabble, 'here's five or six shillings.

"'Bill,' he ses, gabbling as fast as 'e could gabble, 'here's five or six shillings.

Apparently the original idea was that several Acts should be kept by each undergraduate; for, to keep up the number (as it seemed), each student had to gabble through a ridiculous form "Si quaestiones tuae falsae sint, Cadit Quaestio:sed quaestiones tuae falsae sunt, Ergo valent Consequentia et Argumentum."

When he applies the word "gabble" to the elocution of Chatham, we are tempted to compare him to one of the baser fowl, spoken of by an ancient poet, that clamour against the bird of Jove.

; garrulity; multiloquence^, much speaking. jaw; gabble; jabber, chatter; prate, prattle, cackle, clack; twaddle, twattle, rattle; caquet^, caquetterie

V. be loquacious &c adj.; talk glibly, pour forth, patter; prate, palaver, prose, chatter, prattle, clack, jabber, jaw; blather, blatter^, blether^; rattle, rattle on; twaddle, twattle; babble, gabble; outtalk; talk oneself out of breath, talk oneself hoarse; expatiate &c (speak at length) 573; gossip &c (converse) 588; din in the ears &c (repeat) 104; talk at random, talk nonsense &c 497; be hoarse with talking.

mono, m., monkey, ape; hacer s, to play tricks, do wonderful (or amusing) feats. monรณtono, -a, monotonous. monserga, f., gabble, gibberish, confused language.

If you go in, you will find the house nearly empty; the actors gabble their parts with as little action as possible.

Now at least such Powers as value national honour, and regard a national promise as something more than a gabble of ink on a scrap of paper, have resolved that they will suffer the tyranny of the Turk over his alien subject peoples to continue no longer.

But now the boy thought he was too good to sit and listen to such gabble.

But as for you, with all your gabble and talk ...

"Blackie's Self-culture, Helps' Essays, Milton's Paradise Lost, and Tennyson's Enoch Arden," gabbled Samarendra in one breath.

I dare not shock my Readers with a Description of the Customs and Manners of these Barbarians, who are in every respect scarce one degree above Brutes, having no Language among them but a confused [Gabble ] which is neither well understood by themselves or others.

The world may gabble ever so much about members of Congress being corrupt and being bought and sold; they are as a rule head and shoulders among the great majority who compose their State governments.

They do not gabble at random, as some think.

There's never a word in the gabbling one hears at such places that I can understand.

Sylvia rocked and twisted a favorite button, gabbled silently, and recited fluently with the rest, being what was known as an apt and satisfactory pupil.

He could not speak, but only utter a brutish gabble!

There as I past with careless steps and slow, The mingling notes came softened from below; The swain responsive as the milk-maid sung, The sober herd that lowed to meet their young, The noisy geese that gabbled o'er the pool, The playful children just let loose from school, The watch-dog's voice that bayed the whispering wind,

how charmingly their unceasing gabble about beauty and virtue is exemplified in their actions!

You ought to have heard us gabble when we found those five-dollar gold pieces in our baskets!

"You are nothing but a lot of poll-parrots, who fool the people with your gabble, and feather your own nests at the expense of France.

Now for the next two hours the strident cries of the exasperated pump, and the screaming gabble of many tongues, all refreshed by slumber and eager for exercise, made such a diabolic tumult and discord as to throw even the braying of the donkeys into the minor key.

"You've learnt your gun drill," he said, "learned it like a sulphur-crested cockatoo learns to gabble 'Pretty Polly scratch a poll'; why in the name of Moses you can't make your hands do what your tongue says 'as me beat.

She began to write without hesitation, and her pen gabbled rapidly until she had covered two sheets of paper, when, instead of taking a fresh sheet, she wrote across the lines already written.

She gabbles Italian like a native.

I listened a while to his impious gabble, but its influence was soon overpowered by natural reason and early education, and the convictions which this new attempt gave me of his baseness completed my abhorrence.

Others said, "It is a forest that has slid down into the sea," and the gabble and noise was great.

O, could I share without champagne Or muscadel, your frolic; The glad delirium of your joy, Your fun unapostolic; Your drunken jargon through the fields, Your bobolinkish gabble, Your fine Anacreontic glee, Your tipsy reveller's babble!

Doctor Slayforth fell upon his bag of gold as a mother falls upon her babe; he voiced loud, hysterical condemnation of the deed; he wept tears of mingled indignation and thanksgiving; he gabbled scriptural quotations about the wages of sin.

At last he came, with leg so lame, Where learned men talk heathen Greek, And hebrew lore is gabbled o'er, To please the muses, twice a week.

I allowed him to gabble away full tilt for an hour on this subject, unconscious that I had taken the measure of him, and was grinning broadly to myself.

I am always thankful when I am able to dish one meaning out of my idle gabble.

Now the messenger in buying the pennygrabs had gabbled wildly to another boy of the sensational expenditures under way, and this boy, though incredulous, now came to a point in the alley from which he could survey the fed group.

"I never used to notice, but you knowthat senseless gabble, 'pretty girl, pretty girl,'

In one of his gossipy, confidential letters Fisher Ames remarked that Hammond was a most "petulant, impudent" man, habitually railing against the conduct of our government "with a gabble that his feelings render doubly unintelligible.

'FEUDAL GABBLE,' ii. 134, n. 4.

G. GABBLE, iii. 350; iv. 5.

'Nay, if you are to bring in gabble I'll talk no more,' iii. 350. GAIETY.

When the annual races were held at Alexandria they were permitted to go out into the world and gaze and gabble to their heart's content.

" "No, that's a Duck and they don't sing," said Rap; "they gabble and squawk and swim in the water, but they can fly as quick as Swallows, for all they look so heavy."

The other patient's arch offencea symptom of his diseasewas that he gabbled incessantly.

"Twelve noughts are nought," she said, in a gabbling whisper; "twelve noughts are nought, twelve fours are forty" "All right," said Mr. Tredgold, who had been regarding this performance with astonished disapproval.

Yet if a printer and a bookseller can be induced to make this gabble as immortal as print and publication can make it, then it straightway is literature, and in due time it becomes "curious.

I dare not shock my Readers with a Description of the Customs and Manners of these Barbarians, who are in every respect scarce one degree above Brutes, having no Language among them but a confused [Gabble ] which is neither well understood by themselves or others.

36. 'He gabbles like a goose amidst the swan-like quire.

The gabble one heard about it for six weeks before, and the fatigue of the day, could not well be compensated by a mere puppet-show; for puppet-show it was, though it cost a million.

Well, once on a time my cousin, he sent me Over to Todtnau, on business with all sorts o' troublesome people, Where you've coffee to drink, and biscuit they give you to soak in 't. "Don't you stop on the road, nor gabble whatever comes foremost," Hooted my cousin at startin', "nor don't you let go o' your snuff-box, Leavin' it round in the tavern, as gentlemen do, for the next time.

To-day is the apotheosis of the commonplace, the iteration of the cries of the street, the gabble of the sidewalk, and the gossip of the tea-table; neither originality nor force is needed for such journalism as this, and they may therefore well rest to the music of the pines.

"What's up?" In a frenzied gabble Mrs. Scutts told him.

There's nothing to gabble about, and if the Pilgrim goes around shooting off his face" Billy clicked his teeth ominously.

The world is full of impertinent people, and we can no more stop their gabble, than that of swallows in the air.

Case!" broke in Ransom again, "hold up your infernal gabble.

A faint disgust took hold on me, to sit there smothering in the fumes of pipe and liquor, while my gross kinsman guzzled and gabbled and guzzled again.

"Carry on!" Wamphray continues obediently,"'Country'; stop; 'Have thrown out flank guns'; stop; 'Shall I advance or re'" "tire," gabbles M'Micking, writing it down.

We can gabble away among ourselves like a lot of young rooks, about all sorts of silly home jokes, that nobody but us would see any fun in; but when it comes to real talk" I pause expressively.

"I do not care for real talk," he says, looking amused; "I like gabble far, far better.

I wish you would gabble a little now.

In my own mind, I am not aware that Sir Roger would far rather be with us, listening to our quick gabble, and laughing with us at our threadbare jests, which are rewarded with mirth so disproportioned to their size, than interchanging sober talk with the friend of his infancy.

It was my most worthless gabble that first drew him toward me.

From all these men there rose a deafening gabble.

This dry, unconcerned, business-sort of gabble was not the language of a suddenly-bereaved parent, and one, too, who had lost a considerable annuity by his son's death.

Look them over; and when you have made your way through all the gabble, I think you will agree with me that the conceited booby has looked for the thief in every direction but the right one.

The war of words waxed loud and long, Each side was right, the other wrong; The speakers eager for the fray, Wished their ten minutes half a day; But time and tide will wait for none, So glibly did the gabble run, That nine o'clock soon spoiled the fun, And all that rising tide of words, Was smothered never to be heard.

They gabble; they plunge and gallop through the reading.

There she stood, tall and stately, almost majestic in the stiffness of intense self-restraint, in her simple gray dress, her black silk hood somewhat back, her brown curls round her face, a red spot in each cheek, her earnest brown eyes fixed on the clerk as he gabbled out the words so awful to her, "The truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth;" and her soul re-echoed the words, "So help you God.

They are, if you understand me, technically reverent; they have startled the whole place with their curtsies and crossings in church; but they gabble up to the very porch; and the familiarity with which they discuss High Mass, as they are pleased to call it!

Out of the gabble a shrill voice rose be-seechingly in English.