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Usage examples for gab

  1. " Und wenn der Mensch in seiner Qual verstummt Gab mir ein Gott zu sagen was ich leide," says Goethe. – Essays on Scandinavian Literature by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
  2. You have all the tricks of the stage hero- secret passages, fancy weapons, and- crowning glory- a fatal gift of gab! – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  3. None of your slack, or I'll put a stopper on your gab. – Tales Of Puritan Land Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Volume 4. by Charles M. Skinner
  4. If Frick should die, I'd hang myself with such " gab." – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  5. He's got eddication, he's got a fair grip on things, and he can knock the masters to smithereens when it comes to argument and the gilt o' th' gab. – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  6. The truth is the real Hotspur did not talk much, but Shakespeare had the gift of the gab, if ever a man had, and Hotspur was a mouthpiece. – The Man Shakespeare by Frank Harris
  7. The talk among the men who shouldered one another in the street and swapped grins and gab revealed that not all of them were ready to volunteer as spurred roosters, ready for hazard. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day
  8. I've got the gift of the gab, I know, and I stick at nothing. – M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur." by G.J. Whyte-Melville
  9. Immediately he became the most notorious barber in the Five Towns, on account of his gab and his fisticuffs. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  10. It's the gift of the gab, nothing more and nothing less. – Candida by George Bernard Shaw
  11. Ye see, sir, they're an ignorant lot, and can easy be talked over by chaps with the gift of the gab, like Svorenssen and Van Ryn. – The Strange Adventures of Eric Blackburn by Harry Collingwood
  12. Just a paltry gift of the gab. – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  13. Like's not settin' quiet will be better for you 'n talkin', for I'm a dreadful hand to gab when I git started. – Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa May Alcott
  14. Shale: Somebody stop his gab. – Georgian Poetry 1913-15 by Edited by E. M. (Sir Edward Howard Marsh)
  15. It's gittin' so I can't stick my nose outside the door 'thout her droppin' everything an' runnin' out to gab with me. – Anderson Crow, Detective by George Barr McCutcheon
  16. I haven't got the gift of gab. – Judith of the Godless Valley by Honoré Willsie
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