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  • In China, a shady businessman and wit who immortalized himself in doggerel as “Garrulous, old, impulsive, vague, obese/Only by luck not ‘known to the Police’” ran a black-market currency operation that netted 77 million pounds for SOE.

    Shadow Knights

  • Garrulous and surprisingly friendly, Huber is unapologetic about the attention bin Laden's supporters give him.

    Terror's Cash Flow

  • Some Typical Editorial Concerns, with love to my editor, Erin...and Garrulous Mackenzie!

    The WritingYA Weblog: The Joys of Revision, Fairytale Edition

  • Garrulous, confident, Otani was a commanding figure, though a bit officious.

    Sea of Thunder

  • Garrulous though my landlady be, she said but little when, with the aid of your ten roubles, I today paid her part of her account; and as for the rest of my companions, they do not matter at all.

    Poor Folk

  • Garrulous the pilot might be, but he knew his business.

    The Howling Stones

  • Garrulous and guttural, the water-carriers with their goatskins, rough with hair, bloated with water, the grunt of a camel, shrillness of a seller of scarlet slippers, these are only the ripple and promise of a wind that is asleep for ever.

    DEVELOPMENT A NOVEL BY W. BRYHER WITH A PREFACE BY AMY LOWELL

  • But the episode with the “Garrulous Sir Barbour” was not the rhyme of chief interest (to Field and me) forwarded by “this courier.”

    Eugene Field A Study In Heredity And Contradictions

  • Garrulous, full of platitudes, easily moved to tears by a story of sorrow and as easily taken in, but beloved and trusted and reverenced by all the little world about him.

    The Little Manx Nation - 1891

  • Garrulous as he was otherwise, the French partisan would give no hint of his general's plans.

    The Masters of the Peaks A Story of the Great North Woods

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