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  • "One thing I do remember is that he had a thing about socks," says the assistant manager, a fleshy, garrulous man named George Dreeszen.†   (source)
  • HAROLD CLARK PROMOTED his own local reputation of garrulous thoughtlessness.†   (source)
  • To speak to P.C. Vockins, she would first have to talk to his wife, a garrulous woman who liked to chat about eggs and related matters—the price of chicken feed, the foxes, the frailty of the modern paper bag.†   (source)
  • Fear made her garrulous.†   (source)
  • Good old garrulous Roger, whom Vic loved almost like a brother.†   (source)
  • "I had obliged to find me a place whar I could hire out them chaps," the miserable old man before him went on, garrulously.†   (source)
  • She was as friendly as the dogs in the Puppy Program, and as garrulous as her partners were withdrawn.†   (source)
  • A garrulous widower fell in love with her unwavering attention.†   (source)
  • Ira Volker, a garrulous, politically ambitious Los Angeleno, tries to pull the brake cable: "I have a big problem with that.†   (source)
  • The small, bald man was not only garrulously instructive, but in his own way mesmerizing.†   (source)
  • A garrulous old man with a squirrel on his surcoat.†   (source)
  • They would be on the porch, drinking Scotch, watching Ron's dogs, three of them, all garrulous and filthy.†   (source)
  • I was on the verge of an obvious jest but held my tongue, a point lost in any case, since Morris, so garrulous, so fluently and freely informative, had anticipated what I had been wondering and was rapidly filling me in.†   (source)
  • He felt a garrulousness coming on him and he was frightened at the impulse.†   (source)
  • What struck him most were his extreme garrulousness and restlessness.†   (source)
  • The choice of go-between was not easy to make: Kali was the nearest to hand and the obvious one, but she was garrulous and self-opinionated: rejection of the young man she selected would involve a tedious squabble.†   (source)
  • CATHLEEN With garrulous familiarity.†   (source)
  • Beck Weathers, forty-nine, was a garrulous pathologist from Dallas.†   (source)
  • Louie was running again, full of big plans, as garrulous and breezy as he'd been before the war.†   (source)
  • After him came his assistant, who was as garrulous as her superior was taciturn.†   (source)
  • I was relieved that Kali, most garrulous of women, had not come, but it was a short-lived relief.†   (source)
  • She had begun to take little nips from the bottle and had become incredibly garrulous.†   (source)
  • As confided to a neighbor's servant by the garrulous midwife, who had then in turn told anyone who would listen, Sanaubar had taken one glance at the baby in Ali's arms, seen the cleft lip, and barked a bitter laughter.†   (source)
  • With nothing to do, they listened to the incessant chatter of the garrulous girl, who had seen a great deal in her life.†   (source)
  • That evening Nathan was his usual engaging, garrulous self, ordering for me schooners of beer until I was woozy and ready to float away.†   (source)
  • I was relieved to see that my ruse served to distract the clerk's attention from Sophie; the dewlapped old gentleman, being Southern (like so many Washington hirelings), was impressed by my credentials and also had a Southerner's genial garrulousness: "Have a nice stay, Reverend, you and the missus.†   (source)
  • Apart from the nervous garrulousness that was common in those days, Strelnikov had some personal reason for talking ceaselessly.†   (source)
  • He wasn't very garrulous.†   (source)
  • Fortunately, a Highway Patrol car, and not some garrulous citizen, discovered the wreck, and the half-empty bottle of evidence was, no doubt, flung into the night to fall in the dark waters of the swamp.†   (source)
  • He returned for lunch—dinner, as they called it—briefly garrulous with the morning's news; in the evening, as the family gathered in again, he returned, built his great fire, and launched his supreme invective, a ceremony which required a half hour in composition, and another three-quarters, with repetition and additions, in delivery.†   (source)
  • He was there with his garrulous wife (whom Helen called Jibber-Jibber) and his two daughters, languid good-looking blondes of twenty and twenty-four.†   (source)
  • She was one of those garrulous women who show to strangers the photographs of their children, but all she had to show was a coffin.†   (source)
  • After the Governor had died in the big tester bed with a lot of expensive medical talent leaning over him, Anne Stanton lived in the house fronting the sea, with only the company of Aunt Sophonisba, a feeble, grumbling, garrulous, and incompetent old colored woman, who combined benevolence and a vengeful tyranny in the ambiguous way known only to old colored women who have spent their lives in affectionate service, in prying, wheedling, and chicanery, in shortlived rebelliousness and…†   (source)
  • …for it that there was such a person) and quick not for the spying which you will doubtless call it, which during the past six months between that New Year's and that June gave substance to that shadow with a name emerging from Ellen's vain and garrulous folly, that shape without even a face yet because I had not even seen the photograph then, reflected in the secret and bemused gaze of a young girl: because I who had learned nothing of love, not even parents' love—that find dear…†   (source)
  • Finally, he wet the bed every night in spite of Eliza's fretting complaints: it was the final touch of his stuttering, whistling, cheerful, vital, and comic personality—he was Luke, the unique, Luke, the incomparable: he was, in spite of his garrulous and fidgeting nervousness, an intensely likable person—and he really had in him a bottomless well of affection.†   (source)
  • That she had been near death from tuberculosis, that the violent and garrulous Sheba had married an old man, who had begotten two children and was now about to die, that the whole little family, powerful in cohesive fidelity, were nursing their great sores in privacy, building up before the sharp eyes and rattling tongues of young boys a barrier of flimsy pretense and evasion, numbed him with a sense of unreality.†   (source)
  • He loved the scene: the bright hill-cooled sun, the blown sheets of spray from the fountain, the garrulous firemen emerging from the winter, the lazy sprawling draymen on his father's wooden steps, snaking their whips deftly across the pavement, wrestling in heavy horseplay, Jannadeau in his dirty fly-specked window prying with delicate monocled intentness into the entrails of a watch, the reeking mossiness of Gant's fantastical brick shack, the great interior dustiness of the main…†   (source)
  • Usually you have to be polite to my garrulousness, but now I'm sitting at your feet."†   (source)
  • He spent most of the next morning nerving himself to face the garrulous world of the Athletic Club.†   (source)
  • She lingered for a few moments, and was garrulous over some detail of the household.†   (source)
  • They entered the grounds of the college and were led by the garrulous porter across the quadrangle.†   (source)
  • My uncle, usually so garrulous, was struck dumb likewise.†   (source)
  • "I have, good sir," she answered garrulously.†   (source)
  • He is a very shrewd and garrulous fellow.†   (source)
  • The man in black let the garrulous poet chatter on.†   (source)
  • Out in Shanley's, Yonkers, he became almost logical, and by a careful control of the number of high-balls he drank, grew quite lucid and garrulous.†   (source)
  • "Not I," said I, and sat grimly watching his face under the yellow paraffine flare, as he drank himself into a garrulous misery.†   (source)
  • Disdaining the heroic outfit, excitable in her methods, garrulous, episodical, shrill, she misled her lover much as she had misled her aunt.†   (source)
  • He was not garrulous by any means.†   (source)
  • She spoke of the Italian character; she became almost garrulous over the incident that had made her faint five minutes before.†   (source)
  • Now and then came a flash of cockney humour, now and then some old lady, a character such as Charles Dickens might have drawn, would amuse them by her garrulous oddities.†   (source)
  • When I had dressed and opened the door, I heard the waves still lapping on the beach, garrulously attesting the fury of the night.†   (source)
  • Granted, it was perfectly likely that the relationship between the Russian visitor and his countrywoman was quite sober and harmless; but for some time now, Hans Castorp had found himself regarding sobriety and harmlessness as twiddle-twaddle—just as he could not convince himself that oil painting was anything but an excuse for a relationship between an overenergetic, garrulous widower and a narrow-eyed, pussyfooting young woman.†   (source)
  • "And if you were to see the interior of the chapel!" resumed the poet, with his garrulous enthusiasm.†   (source)
  • The Indians were silent and industrious the appetite of the aboriginal American for venison being seemingly inappeasable, while the two white men were communicative, each of the latter being garrulous and opinionated in his way.†   (source)
  • But you hear how garrulous I am: ask me questions, ask me questions about anything, dear guest; since I must talk, make my talk profitable to you.†   (source)
  • It is impossible to conceive a more troublesome or more garrulous patriotism; it wearies even those who are disposed to respect it.†   (source)
  • Dinah gave a very garrulous version of it, to which Tom added the particulars which he had drawn from her that morning.†   (source)
  • The event of the day — that is, the return of Diana and Mary — pleased him; but the accompaniments of that event, the glad tumult, the garrulous glee of reception irked him: I saw he wished the calmer morrow was come.†   (source)
  • In place of that eager and garrulous narration with which a white youth would have endeavored to communicate, and perhaps exaggerate, that which had passed out in the darkness of the plain, the young warrior was seemingly content to let his deeds speak for themselves.†   (source)
  • "The pale-face cur begins to put his tail between his legs!" cried a young and garrulous savage, who bore the appropriate title of the Corbeau Rouge; a sobriquet he had gained from the French by his facility in making unseasonable noises, and an undue tendency to hear his own voice; "he is no warrior; he has killed the Loup Cervier when looking behind him not to see the flash of his own rifle.†   (source)
  • In compliance with the request of a friend of mine, who wrote me from the East, I called on good-natured, garrulous old Simon Wheeler, and inquired after my friend's friend, Leonidas W. Smiley, as requested to do, and I hereunto append the result.†   (source)
  • But the lady continued with the soft, serene assurance of a person who, as a duchess, was certain of being listened to, and, as a garrulous woman, was independent of the pulse of her auditors.†   (source)
  • The blackbirds were singing their loudest, the doves were cooing on the roofridge, the rooks in the high elm-trees beyond were garrulous among the young leaves, and the swifts wheeled whining about the gables.†   (source)
  • he was always in or out of your room, ubiquitous and garrulous,   (source)
  • They were garrulous and gossipy, and their solid, print-clad presences filled the shops with a cozy warmth; a buttress against the cold mist of the morning outdoors.†   (source)
  • Next day, I was in my surgery, listening patiently to an elderly lady from the village, some relation to the soup cook, who was rather garrulously detailing her daughter-in-law's bout with the morbid sore throat which theoretically had something to do with her current complaint of quinsy, though I couldn't at the moment see the connection.†   (source)
  • Garrulous to the very last.†   (source)
  • Sounds of the Winter Sounds of the winter too, Sunshine upon the mountains—many a distant strain From cheery railroad train—from nearer field, barn, house, The whispering air—even the mute crops, garner'd apples, corn, Children's and women's tones—rhythm of many a farmer and of flail, An old man's garrulous lips among the rest, Think not we give out yet, Forth from these snowy hairs we keep up yet the lilt.†   (source)
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