Usage examples for dumb

  1. Dumb John of London. – A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature by George Saintsbury
  2. Until you do so, I'm dumb – The Coral Island by R.M. Ballantyne
  3. For himself- the father's grief was altogether dumb – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  4. He acknowledged her rule, but he was neither clumsy nor dumb before her. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  5. " Has Polly suddenly become dumb – Polly of the Hospital Staff by Emma C. Dowd
  6. I've knowed him ever since his mustash growed, and there's days when he's struck with a dumb sperit, just like Scriptur'. – The Green Satin Gown by Laura E. Richards
  7. But Bloom sang dumb – Ulysses by James Joyce
  8. He merely sat and looked at them solemnly, as the dumb look. – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  9. The wonder of the thing had struck him dumb – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  10. That little one had her arms about a knee, and, dumb with great wonder, gazed up at him. – Darrel of the Blessed Isles by Irving Bacheller
  11. She was not even afraid, only dumb with wonder. – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  12. Two voices, anything but dumb were talking inside the little summer- house. – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  13. People don't recognize him himself, the self which gave expression to the voice, and which still is, even after the voice is dumb – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  14. Those who had heard Stephen's tale were dumb with awe and wonder and doubted not its truth. – Ten Boys from History by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  15. I could not think of anything to say and Sally was dumb – The Rustlers of Pecos County by Zane Grey
  16. I didn't think you were that dumb – The Hero by Elaine Wilber
  17. He was almost dumb with gratitude. – The Plunderer by Roy Norton
  18. I was dumb I thought you'd see. – A Breath of Prairie and other stories by Will Lillibridge
  19. I can go where you dare not; I can receive replies to my questions when those whom you approached would be dumb and may promise almost with certainty that before daylight Saul Ogden will be with you, for if the Britishers are holding him my people have influence enough with Lord Cornwallis to effect his release. – The Minute Boys of York Town by James Otis
  20. Has he always been dumb – Fairy Prince and Other Stories by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott