As he went along in the darkness under the trees he forgot the babbling
voice of the stranger and his mind returned to the making of arguments by which he might de- stroy men's faith in God.
Hawkeye, leaving the blind path that the Hurons had followed, turned short to his right, and entering the thicket, he crossed a babbling
brook, and halted in a narrow dell, under the shade of a few water elms.
Now, sir, if the fugutive alight in some distant town, and find all the people babbling
about that self-same dead man, whom he has fled so far to avoid the sight and thought of, will you not allow that his natural rights have been infringed?
Emboldened by this, the Captain reiterated his demand to the rest, but Steelkilt shouted up to him a terrific hint to stop his babbling
and betake himself where he belonged.
Roxana stood awhile looking mutely down on him while he writhed in shame and went on incoherently babbling
self-accusations mixed with pitiful attempts at explanation and palliation of his crime; then she seated herself and took off her hat, and her unkept masses of long brown hair tumbled down about her shoulders.
Dick, who had dropped behind us and now brought up the rear, was babbling
to himself both prayers and curses as his fever kept rising.
By the Bull that bought me," said Mowgli, who was trying to get at the shoulder, "must I stay babbling
to an old ape all noon?
Of course I might have been a babbling
brook for all the intelligence my speech carried to him, but he understood the action with which I immediately followed my words.
He would neither desist from his attacks on the food nor from his noisy babbling
man was grazed by a shot that made the blood stream widely down his face.
But how innocently those women are babbling
together, without guessing that we overhear them
I say, what a babbling
body-snatcher that Beagle-boy is