- This fellow Lawrence, who at bottom was a mere gabbling fool, began to get uneasy at my never asking him any questions. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
- They swarm gabbling, and walk like ants in the sun. - "The Adventure of Living", John St. Loe Strachey.
- He seated himself with a shrug, content to wait the upshot; and a pause ensued, during which he thought he could distinguish a hurried gabbling as of prayer from behind the arras immediately opposite him. - "New-Arabian-Nights", Stevenson, Robert Louis.