Granted I am a babbler
, a harmless vexatious babbler
, like all of us.
It is difficult to live amongst men, because silence is so difficult-- especially for a babbler
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.
But Churchmen were angry, and called his followers Lollards or idle babblers
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.
Jimmy was a babbler
, a seasoned single who hawked his potted life story to attentive (and captive audience) women like a resume to a prospective employer.
This is especially clear in Despret's observations of the Arabian babbler
bird in Israel's Negev Desert, and of the ethnologists who noted the birds' unique ways of protecting each other, dancing together in joy, and feeding each other as a way of gaining prestige among their peers.
Cunningham had already seen costs of panting in another Kalahari species, the southern pied babbler
Among other significant bird species the records of Malabar Whistling Thrush, long-billed Vulture, Indian Scimitar Babbler
and Shaheen Falcon are significant.
Lost to me on my Egypt list will be Shining Sunbird, Fulvous Babbler
and Rosy-patched Shrike.
Robinson D (2006) Is revegetation in the Sheep Pen Creek area, Victoria, improving Grey-crowned Babbler