Once upon a time there lived a husband and wife, and they were both bound in gossipry with a certain man. From Wordnik.com. [Italian Popular Tales] Reference
It is brimming with the delicious horror of excited gossipry. From Wordnik.com. [Contemporary American Composers Being a Study of the Music of This Country, Its Present Conditions and Its Future, with Critical Estimates and Biographies of the Principal Living Composers; and an Abundance of Portraits, Fac-simile Musical Autographs, and Compositions] Reference
This shows, therefore, that gossipry must be judged by its effects. From Wordnik.com. [Journeys to Bagdad] Reference
Pardon my gossipry, ah! kindest of Editors! while I ask if you believe in the lastingness of primary impressions?. From Wordnik.com. [The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, April 1844 Volume 23, Number 4] Reference
Seldom had the King evinced more gaiety of heart than at this particular period, or appeared to derive greater amusement from the gossipry of the. From Wordnik.com. [The Life of Marie de Medicis — Volume 1] Reference
gossipry on this side is checked and controlled by gossipry on that; and the nicely balanced indifferentism of men emasculate, blank of belief, who play with the realities of life, is set forth with its superior foolishness of wisdom. From Wordnik.com. [Robert Browning]
'Rap' to us with the end of your pen, like the benign spirit you are, and let me (who am credulous) believe that you care for us and think kindly of us in the midst of your brilliant London gossipry, and that you don't disdain the talk of us, dark ultramontanists as we are. From Wordnik.com. [The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II] Reference
There were too many eyes and ears about her ever open to discover and to retain the gossipry of the Court, and too many tongues ready to reveal all which might at the moment appear acceptable to her wounded feelings and insatiable desire to dwell upon the details of her unhappiness. From Wordnik.com. [The Life of Marie de Medicis — Volume 1] Reference
Because Honor intimated that the girl had been artful, and had forced herself on Owen, Lucilla was resolved that her favourite had been the most perfect of heroines; and that circumstance alone should bear such blame as could not be thrown on Honor herself and the Wrapworth gossipry. From Wordnik.com. [Hopes and Fears or, scenes from the life of a spinster] Reference
To be thrown so intimately with this distinguished and stately old lady, and to hear from her own lips, told with a mother's eager warmth, delightful home gossipry of the bold leader of the famous Pamunkey expedition, was an incident that appealed most strongly to the hero-worshiping, enthusiastic temperament of this young girl. From Wordnik.com. [War-time sketches : historical and otherwise,] Reference
And many a flower of London gossipry. From Wordnik.com. [Aurora Leigh] Reference
A Windsor Boswell? with orders to make their weekly returns of gaiety and gossipry to the Home Department; to be thence issued by instalments of anecdote, in volumes, like "Lord. From Wordnik.com. [Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 378, April, 1847] Reference
A second time Eyjolf took witness, "I take witness to this," said he, "that I challenge both these men out of the inquest, and set them aside" -- here he named them by name, and their fathers as well -- "for this sake, that one of them is Mord's second cousin by kinship, but the other for gossipry (2), for which sake it is lawful to challenge a neighbour on the inquest; ye two are for a lawful reason incapable of uttering a finding, for now a lawful challenge has overtaken you, therefore I challenge and set you aside by the rightful custom of pleading at the Althing, and by the law of the land; I challenge you in the cause which Flosi. From Wordnik.com. [The Story of Burnt Njal: the great Icelandic tribune, jurist, and counsellor] Reference
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