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Usage examples for rambling

  1. His walk took him all round the rambling old house, and something made him glance suddenly up at one of the windows. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  2. Allow me to show you the way out of this rambling old house." – What Will He Do With It, Book 10. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3. So Tom had to content himself with the old man's rather rambling directions. – Tom Slade with the Boys Over There by Percy K. Fitzhugh
  4. Jack entered into a long rambling narrative of what he had heard on the subject of the wonderful remedy, and of the capricious manner in which a supply of it had been first offered to him, and then taken away again. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  5. Richard Dunning, being on the border of the Indian country, built for his ranch- house a rambling stone fortress. – Whispering Smith by Frank H. Spearman
  6. And the other bucks of the herd had been rambling about all summer in the higher hills. – The Adventures of Fleetfoot and Her Fawns by Allen Chaffee
  7. At this point in the Sergeant's rambling yarn the door was flung open and a man called breathlessly, " Man killed!" – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  8. It is true that the house was old, rambling, and out of repair, and that what we heard of the landlord was not encouraging. – Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  9. We had a great rambling house, always full of people. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  10. Then he strolled around the long, rambling ranch house. – The Free Range by Francis William Sullivan
  11. When Lady Fawn returned with the carriage, she heard that Frank Greystock had been at Fawn Court; and she heard also, from Augusta, that he had been rambling about the grounds alone with Lucy Morris. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  12. Still rambling about that fortune, I suppose? – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  13. One afternoon, during my parents' absence, the children being disposed of in various ways- some had gone out for a walk, two were playing together in a closet where they had been locked up, and others were rambling about the grounds- the house was pretty clear; so my grandmother resolved to enjoy a treat in her own apartment. – A Grandmother's Recollections by Ella Rodman
  14. The people of property are very careful of their timber; and, rambling through a forest near Tonsberg, belonging to the Count, I have stopped to admire the appearance of some of the cottages inhabited by a woodman's family- a man employed to cut down the wood necessary for the household and the estate. – Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark by Mary Wollstonecraft
  15. After an hour's rest, passed by the boy in rambling round it, I gave the word for starting again. – Adventures of a Young Naturalist by Lucien Biart
  16. I devoted these hours to rambling about the town. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  17. At last we turned into a long lane and came to a large rambling farm house with barns all about it. – Confessions of Boyhood by John Albee
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