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Usage examples for babbler

  1. Mr. F. R. Blewitt tells us that " the Yellow- eyed Babbler breeds from July to September, or, I should say, up to the middle of September. – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  2. 433. I should say that the White- headed Babbler breeds all over the plain country of Southern India, not ascending the hills to any great elevation. – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  3. And some said, " What would this babbler say?" –  by
  4. The ashy- headed babbler was found by Mr. Layard near Ratnapoora. – Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon by J. Emerson Tennent
  5. And then he suddenly broke forth in an altered tone: " If I had come to speak to you in my own name, you might well rest your elbows on your knees, and your heads on your hands, and sleep; and once in a while look up and say, What is this babbler talking of? – A Sketch of the Life and Labors of George Whitefield by John Charles Ryle
  6. " Yes, yes," he retorted scornfully, " yonder Syrian babbler hit the mark this time. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  7. Thou art dead, honey babbler and gone to the desert of forgotten desires. – Six One-Act Plays by Margaret Scott Oliver
  8. Strange it is, that that babbler should suppose it unjustifiable for the people to alter or amend, or even entirely abolish, what they themselves have established. – Essays on the Constitution of the United States by Paul Leicester Ford
  9. The Large Grey Babbler – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  10. True, said Haco, and I am no babbler – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  11. And here beside her, with the tyranny of the dying, this dear babbler wandered on in broken words, with painful breath, pleading, scolding, counselling. – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  12. He is a babbler I do not like him. – Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales by Leo Tolstoy
  13. " Take this babbler into the kitchen, and feed him," quoth Earl Warrenne; and so the colloquy ended. – Hereward, The Last of the English by Charles Kingsley
  14. With another abrupt change the babbler would be in Europe, living over again his trampings in the Tyrol, which, it seemed, had been taken in the company of an older man, a German, who was a Heidelberg professor. – Stranded in Arcady by Francis Lynde
  15. French, bachelier; Spanish, bachiller, a bachelor of arts and a babbler Portuguese, bacharel, id. – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  16. Go too, thou babbler – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  17. I cannot conceive, I cannot imagine, I cannot form any idea of French orators, and I doubt that they have ever had any or can have any now in the strict construction of the term orator, because we must not confuse the name orator with the words babbler and charlatan, for these can exist in any country, in all the regions of the inhabited world, among the cold and curt Englishmen as among the lively and impressionable Frenchmen. – The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo' by Jose Rizal