Usage examples for Gadding

  1. That comes, I suppose, from not looking after her servants and gadding about on all sorts of charities. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  2. She has in truth certain feminine qualities to an astonishing degree, particularly that benevolent anxiety to take care of the affairs of others, which keeps her continually hunting after secrets and gadding about proclaiming them. – Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete by Washington Irving
  3. She's always gossiping and gadding about, and don't know what she says, and she'd got no business to tell stories to frighten my darling! – Friarswood Post-Office by Charlotte M. Yonge
  4. Twice a year to Pittsburg and twice to Phildelfy is the whole of my gadding. – Tales of the Chesapeake by George Alfred Townsend
  5. I don't know whether His Impudence is coming in or not; he's gadding off somewhere, I expect.... – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  6. It was there, Or when from duty free and feasting, gadding The ring showed on her finger. – Domesday Book by Edgar Lee Masters
  7. You don't catch me gadding into town when I've got a cool place to sit. – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  8. But just as Bet was leaving the kitchen with her visitor she said: " You stay at home, and don't go gadding off where you are not wanted. – Little Miss Joy by Emma Marshall
  9. I don't know how often I have told Cally- Lou not to go gadding about the house at night, catching cold and making Nunky- Punky pay a dollar apiece for doctor's bills. – The Bishop and the Boogerman by Joel Chandler Harris
  10. When Nana came home after gadding about for six weeks or so he seemed to fancy she had returned from doing some errand in the neighborhood. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  11. Some of our gadding contribs have so good a writing style that we feel sure it must have been influenced by the Great Book. – The So-called Human Race by Bert Leston Taylor
  12. Mr. Granger asked in a cheerful voice; " gadding about finely, according to your letters." – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  13. It would be more news for Oline to go gadding about with- a new building again at Sellanraa. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  14. It is very remarkable that we seem to be left to infer from the above that the Apostle's indictment as to idling, tattling, gadding, and meddling is not to be charged against widows of over threescore. – Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll
  15. War rules were cast- iron things; if his pass called for four men, four he must have or rouse suspicion; and it was certain that Herr Schwartzmann would do no gadding to- night or for many nights to come. – The Firefly Of France by Marion Polk Angellotti
  16. In my youth, the world in general was not as much addicted to gadding about as it is now getting to be, and neither my grandfather nor my father ordinarily went to town, their calls to the legislature excepted, more than twice a year. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  17. Often other women were hopelessly messy, forever nibbling or gadding about, but she wasn't like them at all. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  18. No more gadding about; no more Burgundy and strong drinks. – Lady Maude's Mania by George Manville Fenn
  19. There's no keeping the girl at home now- a- days, gadding about. – The Parson O' Dumford by George Manville Fenn
  20. A little while ago, said Minnie with dignity, mamma was all for gadding about; and now she finds fault when I say the simplest things, all because I said that Eustace- of course Eustace takes an interest in Chatty: next to his own sisters of course he naturally takes an interest in you. – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant