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Definitions of Barking

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Quotes of Barking

  1. Truth is a good dog; but always beware of barking too close to the heels of an error, lest you get your brains kicked out. – Francis Bacon
  2. When a child is locked in the bathroom with water running and he says he's doing nothing but the dog is barking call 911. – Erma Bombeck
  3. To campaign against colonialism is like barking up a tree that has already been cut down. – Andrew Cohen
  4. He had one uniform practice, and a very bad one it was, during the time of family worship, and just three or four seconds before the conclusion of the prayer, he started to his feet, and ran barking round the apartment like a crazed beast. – James Hogg
  5. Feed the dogs. I hate to hear them barking like that. – Lillie Langtry
  6. Barking dogs occasionally bite, but laughing men hardly ever shoot. – Konrad Lorenz
  7. If you were a kid actor, if you had any plans of being an actor as an adult, you were really barking up the wrong tree. – Susan Olsen
  8. I wanted to play a good guy after doing this lunatic on The Sopranos for two years. And then they did the sequel to Bad Boys, where I get to play the barking captain again. – Joe Pantoliano
  9. Sometimes you have to understand that you push ahead, there's going to be a lot of flak, there's going to be a lot of dogs barking but the wagon train moves ahead. – Juan Williams

Usage examples for Barking

  1. “ " Men hunt him with Dogs, for as I have already told you he will run from a barking Dog. ” – The-Burgess-Animal-Book-for-Children by Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo)
  2. “ A dog sprang out barking to meet his master. ” – Fairy Tales from the German Forests by Margaret Arndt
  3. These pleasing reflections did not prevent his taking their exact line of flight, and barking a tree to mark it. ” – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  4. He felt again the depression of the silence in the valley below- the silence in which he heard, instead of barking dogs and laughing children, the beating of his own heart. ” – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
  5. Here I heard a distinct barking and thought I must be near a house. ” – Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match by Francis C. Woodworth
  6. The command set was barking his call letters. ” – Way of a Rebel by Walter M. Miller
  7. They distrusted the pilot, although the poor old man, who must have been somewhat out of his reckoning, still kept assuring them that they had only a little further to go; and an hour after midnight, to their great joy they saw a light, and heard the barking of dogs, and came to a village or town which was almost empty, because nearly all its inhabitants had gone to the head of the Orinoco to trade for gold. ” – The Boy's Book of Heroes by Helena Peake
  8. The youth, however, was without fear, and said, " Just let me go down to the barking dogs, and give me something that I can throw to them; they will do nothing to harm me." ” – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  9. Every barking dog becomes a lion ready to tear one to pieces, and no bridge is strong enough to allow us to pass over in safety. ” – Quit Your Worrying! by George Wharton James
  10. He seemed even larger than he really was, as he drew himself up on the long, bare limb of the tree, and looked down so savagely upon his barking enemy. ” – Winter Fun by William O. Stoddard
  11. But the paramount idea in a French dog's brain is that he was made for the purpose of waking up and barking at motor cars. ” – Patty in Paris by Carolyn Wells
  12. This time it was quite plain to her that he was not barking at the now shadowy moon. ” – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  13. She had said: 'I wonder if that's our Foxy barking or a strange 'un? ” – Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
  14. Wolf Mother appeared, barking – Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Unknown
  15. “ I heard Joey barking and the shots that followed. ” – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  16. It was daylight; a window in the house rattled up, and a man shouted to a barking dog. ” – Captain Jim by Mary Grant Bruce
  17. The blind man then makes a noise, such as, for instance, the barking of a dog, a street cry, or anything he thinks will cause the player he has caught to betray himself, as the captive must imitate whatever noise the blind man likes to make. ” – Games For All Occasions by Mary E. Blain
  18. Then he laughed a harsh, barking laugh, and cried: It's no good! ” – The Loudwater Mystery by Edgar Jepson
  19. The wind sighed in the foliage, and a distant watch- dog was barking that was all. ” – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  20. Encouraged though by her ladyship he went a little closer, barking and snarling so furiously that Joby could not contain himself any longer but softly pushed his short black nose and one eye beneath the chintz, had a look at the noisy intruder, and then, withdrew once more. ” – Lady Maude's Mania by George Manville Fenn

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