- His wrath at their babble and petty brabble doubted that they did. - "One of Our Conquerors, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
- But now Patricia confessed to a restless longing for the sight of city streets and the brabble of city noises. - "The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush", Francis Lynde.
- Melantius, thou art welcome, and my love Is with thee still; but this is not a place To brabble in; Calianax, joyn hands. - "The Maids Tragedy", Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher.