Usage examples for baba

  1. Three rumours have come to us this evening, which have put us all into the best of spirits, although we know one is a story, and we are so accustomed to rumours that we doubt the truth of the other two:- 1. Achi Baba has been captured! – The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde" by George Davidson
  2. " Good- day to you, niece," says Baba Yaga. – Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome
  3. But what was Mitha Baba going to do with them- now that she had them? – Son of Power by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  4. So have I apportioned to thee thy work, to Baba Mustapha his; reserving to myself the work that is mine! – The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete by George Meredith
  5. In James Morier's " Hajji Baba of Ispahan" and " Ayesha," are vivid delineations of Eastern character and highly humorous sketches of Persian life. – A History of English Prose Fiction by Bayard Tuckerman
  6. The first volume had appeared in 1886, the last was to be issued in 1888. Although containing old favourites such as " Alaeddin," " Zayn Al Asnam," " Ali Baba," and the " Story of the Three Princes," the supplemental volumes are altogether inferior to the Nights proper. – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  7. She came out before the stranger and said: " Baba, what has happened?" – Stories from Tagore by Rabindranath Tagore
  8. He says: Passed some days at Jaffier Ali Khan's garden with Mirza Seid Ali, Aga Baba, Sheikh Abul Hassam, reading at their request the Old Testament histories. – Life of Henry Martyn, Missionary to India and Persia, 1781 to 1812 by Sarah J. Rhea
  9. Next day she went to live with Ali Baba, who gave Cassim's shop to his eldest son. – The Blue Fairy Book by Various
  10. Surely, he described to them the loquacity of Baba Mustapha his uncle, and they laughed so that their chins were uppermost; but at his mention of Shagpat greater gravity was theirs, and they smoothed their faces solemnly, and the sun of their merriment was darkened for awhile. – The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete by George Meredith
  11. " You're as big a baby as Baba," returned Deirdre. – The School by the Sea by Angela Brazil
  12. And under an awning, on the roof of a palace, there was the Vizier Feshnavat and Baba Mustapha, they ear to lip in consultation, and Baba Mustapha brightening with the matter revealed to him, and bobbing his head, and breaking on the speech of the Vizier. – The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete by George Meredith
  13. With polite thanks to Gandha Baba, I departed. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  14. He told his son the secret of the cave, which his son handed down in his turn, so the children and grandchildren of Ali Baba were rich to the end of their lives. – The Blue Fairy Book by Various
  15. Bloch supposes that Baba Bathra, which gives the arrangement of the books, is one of the apocryphal Boraithas that proceeded from an individual teacher and had no binding authority. – The Canon of the Bible by Samuel Davidson
  16. But the voice was saying: " Mitha Baba, you may take me with you!" – Son of Power by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  17. Ali Baba, more out of kindness than fear, told him of the cave, and the very words to use. – The Blue Fairy Book by Various