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  • v. Present participle of vagabondize.


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  • “Then vagabondizing came natural to YOU from the beginning.”

    Bleak House

  • He had traveled, it is true; but the Continental tour which in those days gave the finishing grace to the education of a patrician youth, had, with poor Goldsmith, been little better than a course of literary vagabondizing.

    The Life of Oliver Goldsmith

  • At length he arrived at the great object of his musical vagabondizing, the far-famed city of Granada, and hailed with wonder and delight its Moorish towers, its lovely Vega and its snowy mountains glistering through a summer atmosphere.

    The Alhambra

  • As Huc says, "vagabondizing about like birds of passage," finding everywhere food and a tent corner, if not a welcome.

    A Wayfarer in China Impressions of a trip across West China and Mongolia

  • I was treated with kindness by every person in the sloop, and found my situation far more agreeable than when loafing and vagabondizing about the wharves.

    Jack in the Forecastle or, Incidents in the Early Life of Hawser Martingale

  • It is a record of several years of variegated vagabondizing, and its object is rather to help the resting reader while away an idle hour than afflict him with metaphysics, or goad him with science.

    Roughing it

  • The second, having been dethroned from their empire over the hearts of their husbands, for reasons which may easily be imagined, go vagabondizing over the country, boring unfortunate audiences with long essays lacking point or meaning, and amusing only from the impudence displayed by the speakers in putting them forth in a civilized country.

    History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I

  • "Then vagabondizing came natural to YOU from the beginning."

    Bleak House

  • How did he support himself while he was thus vagabondizing?

    The Clique of Gold

  • Catherine cooled him by showing him how much earlier he would have found her by staying quietly at Tergou, than by vagabondizing it all over

    The Cloister and the Hearth


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