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  • It seemed like the fluctuations of a dream—as if the action begun by that loud bloated stranger were being carried on by this pale-eyed sickly looking piece of respectability, whose subdued tone and glib formality of speech were at this moment almost as repulsive to him as their remembered contrast.
  • And some oddities of Will’s, more or less poetical, appeared to support Mr. Keck, the editor of the "Trumpet," in asserting that Ladislaw, if the truth were known, was not only a Polish emissary but crack-brained, which accounted for the preternatural quickness and glibness of his speech when he got on to a platform—as he did whenever he had an opportunity, speaking with a facility which cast reflections on solid Englishmen generally.

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  • Jean Louise was about to make the worst mistake of her life, and she glibly quoted those people at her, she mocked her.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • "He’s glib, even as he murders his wife and child."
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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