But thy glibness
of reply, comrade,'' rejoined he, speaking to Athelstane, ``will not win the freedom of the Lady Rowena.
I got separated"--began the youth with considerable glibness
There's a patent case coming up before the Supreme Court--" He gave the name of the inventor, and went on furnishing details with all Lawrence Lefferts's practised glibness
, while she listened attentively, saying at intervals: "Yes, I see.
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.
He was in the prime of life, but very bald--had been in the army and the coal trade--wore very stiff collars and prodigiously long wristbands--seldom laughed, but talked with remarkable glibness
, and was never known to lose his temper under the most aggravating circumstances of prison existence.
My dear Falk," I said, beginning to lie with a glibness
and effrontery that amazed me even at the time--"confidence for confidence.
Tulliver several stories about "Swing" and incendiarism, and asked his advice about feeding pigs in so thoroughly secular and judicious a manner, with so much polished glibness
of tongue, that the miller thought, here was the very thing he wanted for Tom.
Oxford places the emphasis on fluency and glibness
recalls Bill Murray's trademark, ``It-just-doesn't- matter'' insouciance of the '70s and '80s, which gives ``Psych'' much of its appeal but also a potential liability -- Shawn's sticking it to The Man while also helping him; knocking him down a peg or two won't feel like a lot of fun.
Though Calvet pumps in summaries of every major work as soon as he reaches its publication date, their quality, of a glibness
that recalls jacket copy, suggests they are only another means of padding.
That's not something one usually associates with Gere's or, especially, Roberts' movies, let alone Marshall's, the director who's developed plastic glibness
into a way of cinematic life (``The Other Sister,'' ``Exit to Eden,'' ``Frankie and Johnny,'' on and on .
The name, the brains, the great looks, the glibness
and easy way he carried himself.