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47 examples of  hobnobbed  in sentences

47 examples of hobnobbed in sentences

He severed his connection with the debating society, and shunning the society of his comrades in the Sixth, was seen more frequently than ever hobnobbing with Gull and Hawley, or lounging about in conversation with Noaks and Mouler.

Noaks, however, who would have paid any price for the privilege of being able to hobnob with those who were in any higher position than himself, was ready to follow his two Sixth Form cronies to any extreme they might suggest.

"In New York," she said, as they started on, "I've sometimes hobnobbed with editors; but this is somewhat different.

What could this continual hobnobbing and going off into corners mean, exceptflirtation?

Hobnobbing with the Chungs and Mings, And doing wild, tremendous things In free adventure, quest and fight, And God!

His spirit groaned within him at the thought that old Ben Gaynor had been lured into paths along which he should come to hobnob with men like Gratton.

You see, we never have the chance, at home, to hobnob with Highnesses.

It may have been the fact that I had recently been hobnobbing with so many bowed-down hearts that made this cheeriness of hers seem so bizarre, but bizarre was certainly what I found it.

He called at the Torriani Hotel six days after the murder, whilst Mr. Smethurst, the millionaire, hobnobbed in the park with duchesses!

A Northern pinewood once we knew, My dear, when younger by some lustres, Where little painted crossbills flew And pecked among the fir-cone clusters; They hobnobbed and sidled In coats all aflame, While young Autumn idled,

He pictured himself eventually as the trusted friend and adviser of both families, and in one daring flight of fancy saw himself hobnobbing with the two captains over pipes and whisky.

He pictured himself eventually as the trusted friend and adviser of both families, and in one daring flight of fancy saw himself hobnobbing with the two captains over pipes and whisky.

When I was there the other day I heard he was circulating around among the politicians in his quiet way, and I saw him and Pete Leddy hobnobbing together.

But when I told the Doge of it he said he guessed there wasn't much real hobnobbing.

I've hobnobbed in Honolulu with the Zouave and the Zulu, I have fought against the Turks at Spion Kop; In a spirit of bravado I've accosted the MIKADO And familiarly addressed him as "Old Top." I've been captured by banditti, kissed a squaw in Salt Lake City, Carved my name upon the tomb of LI HUNG CHANG, And been overcome by toddy where the turbid Irrawaddy Winds its way from Cincinnati to Penang.

I found, with some relief, that my Beรฏla men had made friends with the Afghans, and, surrounded by an admiring crowd, were hobnobbing over a hissing samovar.

He is shown naked, trying to hide himself with neutral flags; he is sprawled in his mill with a river of French blood flowing by from the battle-fields of France, while the cartoonist asks France if she cannot see that she is doing his grinding for him; he is hobnobbing cheek by jowl with cannibals and black men, and he is seriously discussed as a traitor to the Germanic peoples and the white race.

You would see men in the two uniforms hobnobbing in the open freight-cars as the work-trains rolled up the line, and sometimes a score or so of husky Russians working in the wheat, guarded by some miniature, lone, Landsturm man.

It looks rather funny for a 'grind,' as you profess to be, hobnobbing with a Hampton House swell.

This was the struggle between increasing wealth and early-acquired Socialism as it arose in the mind of a hero working his way up from poverty to millionairedom, a seat in the House and the opportunity of hobnobbing with lords, suffragettes and other notables.

What is to become of class distinctions if you are just going to hobnob with anyone who may happen along?"

When he learned that Mahogany, with whom he had so often drank and "hobnobbed," was only the hunter disguised, who was thus plotting his crime, the Irishman's astonishment can hardly be described.

The place was crowded with captains and corporals, lieutenants and sergeants, all hobnobbing, hand-shaking, and even kissing each other.

Society flocked to Acre Hill and hobnobbed with Acre Hillians.

"Tulsi, in this world hobnob with everybody: for you never know in what guise the deity may present himself.

She's hobnobbed with kings an' queens.

She told about the cities an' the folks an' the weather in that queer, English way she had o' talking'> "'Tell how ye hobnobbed with the Queen o' Italy,' Sam says.

Hobnobbed!' says she.

Lurella says you hobnob some with the Bluff folks, and I wanted to make sure before we break it to pa.

the Louis XV. bergรจre here to hobnob with the new productions from Tottenham Court Road.

He promises to use his good offices with Mr. Rich to have her enrolled as a member of the Drury Lane company, keeps his word, toosomething for a gentleman to do in the year 1699and soon has the satisfaction of seeing his new protรฉgรฉe hobnobbing with Mrs. Verbruggen, Wilks, Cibber, and other players of the house, while drawing fifteen shillings a week for the privilege.

To hobnob, receive a few shillings, and do next to nothing on the stage does not seem a glorious beginning for our heroine, but think of the inestimable luxury of brushing up against Colley Cibber.

As a class, the players had no social position of any kind, although the great ones of the earth, the men of rank, never hesitated to hobnob with them when, like Mrs. Gamp, they felt "so dispoged."

He was not content merely to be a "looker on in Vienna," or in Utica; he pottered around unceasingly, hobnobbed with Oldfield (who now began to take the liveliest interest in the play), and suggested several alterations in the text.

There was more hobnobbing, a change of diction, and the rehearsals continued.

Now, we had been hobnobbing long enough with those beginners of our countryCaptain John Smith, Sir Edwin Sandys, Lord Delaware, and the restto know that they were a bearded set and hadn't a wig amongst them.

hobnob with my armed enemies, and cajoling that red lecher Robert Stewart?"

A restless confusion of dragons from Leh, lotus from the Dal Lake, and the ever-present chenar leaf, hobnob together with Britishvery Britishcrests and monograms on the tops of tables and the seats of chairsportions of the furniture that should be left severely plain.

While there is more of truth in this response than most gentlemen are willing at first to admit, yet, observant people have ever noted the fact that, notwithstanding these fashionable and polite addresses at public assemblies between the beaux and butterflies, the end of the levee usually terminates the hobnobbing.

Will you, when refused entrance at the front door, go in at the rear and hobnob with the servants?

There was his king defied by a bishopa bishop which had been hobnobbing with pawns in one corner of the board, and which he could have sworn he had captured and removed full twenty minutes before.

The saloons, stores and theatres are open seven days and nights in the week, and multitudes of all nationalities, clad in their peculiar costumes, hobnob with each other in the most free and easy manner imaginable, without waiting for introductions, in this the most cosmopolitan city on earth.

As for the pickets, they paid not the slightest attention to their duties, continually leaving their posts to hobnob with neighbors; and the indiscipline alarmed me, for what could one expect to find in men who roamed about where it pleased them, howling their dissatisfaction with their commander, and addressing their officers by their first names?

Each was ready at any moment to turn from the obsequious homage of nobles to hobnob with a peasant friend or relative.

In the theater she gave herself great airs and graces, and outside it hobnobbed with duchesses and princesses.

He had, to use his own words, "hobnobbed with every kind of queer folk, and found myself in extremely queer predicaments."

MARTIN, ST., bishop of Tours, was in early life a soldier, and meeting with a naked beggar one cold day in winter divided his military cloak in two, and gave him the half of it; was conspicuous both as a monk and bishop for his compassion on the poor; seated at a banquet on one occasion between the king and queen, hobnobbed with a poor beggar looking on, and extended his goblet of wine to him; he is the patron saint of topers; d. 397.