Usage examples for rambling

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  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. 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
  8. It is not the commonplace, rambling uncertain, and realistic question and answer of every- day life. – Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis by Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
  9. 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
  10. Still rambling about that fortune, I suppose? – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  11. It was a long, low rambling house, built of stone and of darkened wood. – A Fool There Was by Porter Emerson Browne
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Leaving the cave or senote, we continued rambling among the ruins. – Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I. by John L. Stephens
  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. 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
  17. 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
  18. I devoted these hours to rambling about the town. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  19. Then he strolled around the long, rambling ranch house. – The Free Range by Francis William Sullivan
  20. We had a great rambling house, always full of people. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope