Usage examples for gabble

  1. But Jack was in bed; his eyes were so swollen with the stings of the bees that he could neither read nor otherwise amuse himself; and he preferred his own thoughts to the gabble of Sarah, who attended him. – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat
  2. I learn that sort of gabble by heart. – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  3. You gabble, old woman! – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville
  4. Such childish gabble one looks for in the New York Times, and there is where one actually finds it. – A Book of Prefaces by H. L. Mencken
  5. Oh, that wasn't gabble! – Tabitha at Ivy Hall by Ruth Alberta Brown
  6. I hope, my dear sir, you don't suppose I enjoy this insipid gabble. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  7. That's the gabble of people who are comfortable and haven't suffered. – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  8. Somehow he could not catch Alice's eye as they passed; she was smiling an answer to some gabble of Lady May's. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  9. At the same time, when one remembers the clatter and gabble of our civilisation, it is impossible to deny him a certain dignity, though it may be only the dignity of cattle. – With Rimington by L. March Phillipps
  10. But he'd sit Rindy down in the sunlight and have her look into it, and Rindy would gabble all sorts of nonsense about little men and birds and a toymaker. – The Door Through Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  11. Then, stamping about in the boat, his words came forth more rapidly, but in quite a confused gabble, of which hardly a single word was comprehensible. – The Black Bar by George Manville Fenn
  12. Run quickly, return slowly, hold your head high, and gabble as loud as you can, and you'll preserve the respect of the Goose Green to a peaceful old age. – Jackanapes, Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and Other Stories by Juliana Horatio Ewing
  13. A sensation of urgency, almost of despair, had come through the gabble of alien words, the quick sequence of diagrams and pictures. – The Defiant Agents by Andre Alice Norton
  14. Isn't that better evidence than a lot of gabble from witnesses- if the evidence of a reliable machine? – The Wisdom of Father Brown by G. K. Chesterton