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Example sentences for "bauble"

Lexicographically close words:
battu; battue; battues; batty; batzen; baubles; baud; baudy; bauld; bauldest
  1. As I snatched up the bauble I saw that it bore the device of the Princess of Helium, and then pressing it to my lips I dashed madly along the winding way that led gently downward toward the lower galleries of the palace.

  2. I am upon the right trail, I thought, as I slipped the bauble into the pocket-pouch which hung from my harness.

  3. The bauble originally used in King Lear is said to have been extant so late as the time of Garrick, and the figure of it would certainly have been worth preserving.

  4. His bauble should have a head like his own with a grinning countenance, for the purpose of exciting mirth in those to whom he occasionally presents it.

  5. A bauble is very often improperly put into the hands of Momus.

  6. To supply its place a representation is given of the head of a real bauble very finely carved in ivory.

  7. Even though the bauble here mentioned had been actually of that kind which is alluded to in the course of a note in All's well that ends well, Act IV.

  8. He should occasionally carry a bauble in his hand, and wear asses' ears to his hood, which is probably the head dress intended by Shakspeare, there being no allusion whatever to a cock's head or comb.

  9. There cannot however be a doubt that Aaron refers to that sort of bauble or sceptre which was usually carried in the hand by natural idiots and allowed jesters, and by which, it may be supposed, they would sometimes swear.

  10. And I would giue his wife my bauble sir to doe her seruice Laf.

  11. What imports it to the marquis, that I gave thee a bauble for thy faithful attendance on my daughter; we want to know what thou sawest.

  12. In the midst of the direst plots of his villany or the most energetic pursuit of his art, the poorest excitement, the veriest bauble would draw him aside.

  13. What secret could that bauble have in common with its ghastly companions in Death's crypt?

  14. In the reproof of chance Lies the true proof of men: the sea being smooth, How many shallow bauble boats dare sail Upon her patient breast, making their way With those of nobler bulk!

  15. The manner in which Stanley became possessed of the ill-used bauble is quite in accordance with the dramatic colouring that tinges and tinfoils this beautiful period of our history.

  16. In vain did she give appealing looks to the entire bench, until at last a decided ogle took effect on Oglethorpe, the Bishop of Carlisle, who, snatching up the bauble with a shout of "Here goes!

  17. Almost bonneted by a bauble considerably too large for his head, and falling over his eyes, it was impossible that the boy-king could enjoy otherwise than a very poor look-out on his accession to the sovereignty.

  18. In truth I care not for the golden bauble and wished to win it in despite of the Sheriff for whom I have no love.

  19. She prizes the bauble among her dearest possessions, though it has made her an enemy in the Sheriff's proud daughter.

  20. Otherwise, he will be as great a fool as I am, and I will leave him my cap and bauble for a legacy.

  21. Is the fool's bauble equal to a baron's sword?

  22. There was a long silence, and presently Jean rose to his feet, and going to Herrick, touched him on the arm with his fool's bauble sharply enough to make the bells jingle.

  23. As Herrick seated himself upon the dais, Jean sank cross-legged on the lowest step, his bauble lying across his knees.

  24. And he shook his bauble as the Count passed out of the room.

  25. You have forgotten me, friend Roger," said Jean, who had slipped his knife into its hiding-place beneath his tunic and now had his bauble in his hand.

  26. His bauble was tucked under his arm, and held there so that the little bells on it might not jingle; and although several men looked up at him and made some passing jest, he had no answer for them.

  27. He, at least, has found the payment sufficiently high," said Jean, and the bells on his bauble jingled as he pointed it at the dead body of Captain Barbier.

  28. The dwarf silently put down his bauble by his side, careful that the little bells should not jingle, and took up the torch.

  29. In the body he was in Vayenne, in spirit he was with the Duke and his sturdy fighters on the frontier, and sometimes with his bauble for sword he would make savage passes at an imaginary enemy.

  30. The dawn was two hours old now, and for full two hours the dwarf had sat there, his grave face sadly at variance with his gay dress, and grinning bauble furnished with jingling bells, which he had stuck under his arm.

  31. I often say that I should be well pleased to take the bauble and fling it into the ocean waves.

  32. The bauble sits lightly on the head of the dame, and it is but fair that the winnings should rise as lightly into ours.

  33. Put the bauble under this pannikin; which none must lift for a day and a night.

  34. She had possessed the bauble more than a month, holding it in fear and trembling, and only astonished that it had not been demanded of her.

  35. So George Fairfax put the bauble in his waistcoat-pocket, and whatever sentimental pleasure might be derived from such a talisman was his.

  36. Haward detached the horseshoe-shaped bauble from the lace, and laid it on the other's palm.

  37. He chose a bauble that glittered prettily on its black silk bracelet, and was not shocked in the least when told by the engaging salesman that its price was a sum for which in the old days Gashwiler had demanded a good ten weeks of his life.

  38. She took the bauble and fastened it inside her jacket.

  39. A wife's a bauble to it--not worth a thought.

  40. I know nothing else that is not a bauble to it.

  41. He let it lie on the table before him and gazed at the bauble in a strong distaste.

  42. His hand indicated by a motion the hateful bauble that lay there glittering at them.

  43. The Bauble Shop and Becket are examples of what I mean.

  44. And thus, out of a bauble of silver and lapis lazuli, was reared a tower of silence between these brothers as high as fifteen years is long.

  45. Up leapt Will Kemp, And crouched and swayed, and swung his bauble round, Making the measure as they trolled the tale, Chanting alternately, each answering each.

  46. He drove them with his bauble through the door; Then, as the last gay kerchief fluttered out He gave one little sharp sad lingering cry As of a lute-string breaking.

  47. The sea being smooth, How many shallow bauble boats dare sail Upon her patient breast.

  48. Pleased with this bauble still, as that before, Till tired he sleeps, and life's poor play is o'er.

  49. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "bauble" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    bagatelle; ball; bat; battledore; bauble; bean; bit; block; button; cent; checkerboard; club; curiosity; damn; doll; farce; farthing; feather; fig; fribble; frippery; gimcrack; hair; hoot; jacks; jest; joke; knack; marble; marionette; mockery; molehill; novel; novelty; objective; picayune; pin; pinwheel; plaything; puppet; racket; rap; rush; shit; snap; sou; sport; straw; top; toy; trifle; trinket; triviality; tuppence