Usage examples for Gadding

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. That comes, I suppose, from not looking after her servants and gadding about on all sorts of charities. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  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. 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
  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. There's no keeping the girl at home now- a- days, gadding about. – The Parson O' Dumford by George Manville Fenn
  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. 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
  11. Mr. Granger asked in a cheerful voice; " gadding about finely, according to your letters." – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  12. 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
  13. Often other women were hopelessly messy, forever nibbling or gadding about, but she wasn't like them at all. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  14. 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
  15. 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