Granted I am a babbler
, a harmless vexatious babbler
, like all of us.
Not as regards me, I can understand, you know me, my lord, I am so discreet that the grave would appear a babbler
compared to me; but -- do you understand, my lord?
Somewhat of a babbler
, indeed, did people begin to think him; for he was apt to discourse at wearisome length of marvels of mechanism that he had read about in books, but which he had learned to consider as absolutely fabulous.
It is difficult to live amongst men, because silence is so difficult-- especially for a babbler
All India is full of holy men stammering gospels in strange tongues; shaken and consumed in the fires of their own zeal; dreamers, babblers
, and visionaries: as it has been from the beginning and will continue to the end.
But Churchmen were angry, and called his followers Lollards or idle babblers
Arkin's team investigated whether a simulated babbler
is more likely to survive if it fakes or feigns strength when it doesn't exist.
Then the footie babbler
with a blatant misnomer of a surname chirped: "Forget the euro, think about the Euros.
15,18) In nonpsittacine species, seminomas have been reported in domestic fowl, mallard duck (Anas platyrhynchos), guinea fowl (Numida meleagris), dove (Streptopelia turtur), pigeon (Columba livia), swan (Cygnus species), Jardine's babbler
(Turdoides bicolor), turkey, and quail (Coturnix species).
Bearded tits are a type of babbler
and, despite the name, not related to blue tits and great tits that are common in local gardens and woodland.
the spring BABBLER
, Turdoides nipalensis [no relation to the bullshit artist]
It became common for 'personalities' on the BBC's cheap talk programmes to poke fun at the Royal Family; I remember hearing some girlish babbler
on the ludicrous 'Five Live' radio station refer to 'Lizzy.