Usage examples for gabble

  1. You mustn't let mediums' gabble worry you, son. – Ministry of Disturbance by Henry Beam Piper
  2. That's the gabble of people who are comfortable and haven't suffered. – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  3. 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
  4. As he touched the curtain, a door opened on the other side of the interior, and a tender gabble of fresh feminine voices broke the stillness and ran on like a brook coming from leaps to a level, and again leaping and making noise of joy. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  5. You gabble old woman! – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville
  6. I learn that sort of gabble by heart. – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  7. The excitement and gabble were worse than the Dean case, or Federation, and sickened me, for they were all on the wrong track. – Over the Sliprails by Henry Lawson
  8. 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
  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. I hope, my dear sir, you don't suppose I enjoy this insipid gabble – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  11. But as we approached, all this loud- sounding gabble ceased, and my caravan chiefs and guides rushed to me to hail me as " master," and to salute me as their friend. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  12. Oh, that wasn't gabble – Tabitha at Ivy Hall by Ruth Alberta Brown
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. " I would much rather listen to the conversation of lunatics in the common room of an asylum, than to the inane gabble of modern society in a modern drawing- room"- said a late distinguished politician to the present writer-" For the lunatics always have the glimmering of an idea somewhere in their troubled brains, but modern society has neither brains nor ideas." – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  19. 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