If I ever hear that kind of billingsgate emerge from your mouth again you will be grounded for life!. From LearnThat.org. [http://www.yourdictionary.com/wotd/billingsgate]
They talk forever and forever, and that is the kind of billingsgate they use. From Wordnik.com. [The Innocents Abroad] Reference
One must have read much in Luther, one should have read all of Luther, and his "billingsgate" will assume a different meaning. From Wordnik.com. [Luther Examined and Reexamined A Review of Catholic Criticism and a Plea for Revaluation] Reference
I won't take sides in all this learned billingsgate- I'm just here to relate a rather amusing SCOTUS anecdote. From Wordnik.com. [Should Congress scrutinize the aging Supreme Court Justices and lean on them to retire?] Reference
She was entirely free of what - based on the type location - we could term Marcottery: unremitting 'feminist' billingsgate. From Wordnik.com. ["I have decided to remain unmarried because, frankly, divorce and the scrutiny that goes with it scares me."] Reference
Adams in the Fourth Indiana District, and entered upon the contest with a will; and from that time forth I was subjected to a torrent of billingsgate which rivalled the fish market. From Wordnik.com. [Political Recollections 1840 to 1872] Reference
"That'll do, Forsythe," said Sampson, interrupting the flow of billingsgate. From Wordnik.com. [The Wreck of the Titan or, Futility] Reference
Sulkiness, one of the characteristics of the girls and boys, develops into surliness in men and billingsgate in women. From Wordnik.com. [The Great White Tribe in Filipinia] Reference
His prose is as lyrical as his verse, and his praise and blame both in excess -- dithyrambic laudation or affluent billingsgate. From Wordnik.com. [A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century] Reference
A just and rational censure ought to be expressed on them, while we disapprove the constant billingsgate poured on them officially. From Wordnik.com. [Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3] Reference
Back of all the mouthings of demagogues and the billingsgate of sectionalists lay this elemental fact -- a democracy against a republic. From Wordnik.com. [The Victim A romance of the Real Jefferson Davis] Reference
I have no doubt that, if it could have been interpreted, it would have been proven the rankest and most voluble billingsgate ever uttered. From Wordnik.com. [Bird Stories from Burroughs Sketches of Bird Life Taken from the Works of John Burroughs] Reference
Hence, insulting language, and the use of billingsgate, were too hazardous to be indulged where a personal accounting was a strong possibility. From Wordnik.com. [Something of Men I Have Known With Some Papers of a General Nature, Political, Historical, and Retrospective] Reference
The blackest billingsgate, the most ungentlemanly insolence, the most yahooish brutality, is patiently endured, countenanced, propagated, and applauded. From Wordnik.com. [Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion] Reference
Elaborate sarcasms, withering invectives, metaphors of denunciation, and most sonorous billingsgate, filled the legislative chambers of the Great Republic. From Wordnik.com. [The Two Rebellions; or, Treason Unmasked.] Reference
He was a man of great mental endowments, and in the use of invective, often degenerating into billingsgate, he stood without a rival in American journalism. From Wordnik.com. [The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 12] Reference
Papers filled with his billingsgate were scattered all through the rooms of the court, on the desks of the judges, and on the seats of jurors and spectators. From Wordnik.com. [Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California with Other Sketches; To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State] Reference
Telegraph Hill billingsgate, and before either he or I knew what had happened, his right arm had been ripped open from elbow to wrist by a quick slash of the knife. From Wordnik.com. [Chapter 9] Reference
The heroic examples of Greek and Roman invective paled before the inexhaustible resources of learned billingsgate stored in the minds of the humanists and theologians. From Wordnik.com. [The Age of the Reformation] Reference
He above all others commands the greatest flow of billingsgate, and is especially notorious for his arrogant treatment of his customers, and for exacting the uttermost farthing. From Wordnik.com. [A Day in Old Athens; a Picture of Athenian Life] Reference
Gilbert Tennant, imitating Whitefield and out-heroding Herod, exhausted ecclesiastical billingsgate in quest of terms to characterize those clergymen -- Congregational or Presbyterian or. From Wordnik.com. [Beginnings of the American People] Reference
And so Taug charged and bellowed like a bull, and Tarzan of the Apes danced lightly to this side and that, hurling jungle billingsgate at his foe, the while he nicked him now and again with his knife. From Wordnik.com. [Jungle Tales of Tarzan] Reference
The bluejay, having exhausted his vocabulary of jay-ribaldry, screeched one last outrageous bit of billingsgate into Flint's ears, shut up his tail like a fan, and darted off, a streak of blue and gray. From Wordnik.com. [Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man] Reference
Promptly at 10.30 Addicks and I were at the door, and by 10.32 the tunnel-like walls of the "spite house" resounded with as illuminating a verbal interchange of billingsgate biographies as I have ever listened to. From Wordnik.com. [Frenzied Finance Vol. 1: The Crime of Amalgamated] Reference
Eliza Doolittle’s little stumble over the hem of her evening gown, followed impulsively — irrepressibly — by the stream of cockney billingsgate. From Wordnik.com. [The Way They Are] Reference
It is certainly his privilege to refuse to be persuaded, but mere billingsgate “adolescent” “juvenile” “sociopaths” isn’t useful dialog. From Wordnik.com. [The Volokh Conspiracy » Books I Would Recommend to those Who Disagree With Me] Reference
Shoal-ground near billingsgate - point, iii. From Wordnik.com. [Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society] Reference
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