Usage examples for Babb

  1. Babb, although greatly disappointed at his failure, resolved to make one more attempt to win the woman. – Old Church Lore by William Andrews
  2. Babb, corresponding with an A. S. Babba, the name of a moneyer, and other ancient names, is from a stem which Foerstemann thinks must have been originally derived from " children's speech." – Surnames as a Science by Robert Ferguson
  3. My mother, whose family name was Marshall, and who was a descendant of John Marshall who came in the Hopewell, Captain Babb, in 1635, was English also through all her ancestors from John Marshall. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  4. Right opposite, as if for matrimonial ground- bait, a Notice that Whereas my wife, Lucretia Babb, has left my bed and board, I will not be responsible, etc. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  5. I dwell upon the Belly valleys because their size, magnificence, and accessibility suggest a future of public use; nothing would be easier, for instance, than a road from Babb to join the road already in from Canada. – The Book of the National Parks by Robert Sterling Yard
  6. D. Babb, 5 Md. – In and Out of Rebel Prisons by Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper
  7. We gather from his notes that Babb had formerly lived near to Wambrook, on the southern border of Somerset. – Old Church Lore by William Andrews
  8. Babb, Wichehalse's servant, and another of the party saw the men running, and fired, and Wade was shot through the body, so that he was disabled and taken prisoner. – Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts by Rosalind Northcote
  9. Babb ran away to escape this dreadful mode of testing the inhabitants' innocence. – Old Church Lore by William Andrews
  10. A road also reaches Lake McDermott from Canada by way of Babb, and Canadian visitors can reach the trails at the head of Waterton Lake by boat from their own Waterton Lakes Park. – The Book of the National Parks by Robert Sterling Yard
  11. Sir Symonds D'Ewes, the antiquary, in his boyhood days, attended the execution of a man named Babb, and subsequently wrote an account of the painful circumstances connected with the case. – Old Church Lore by William Andrews