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John dear, it was that scalloped fire which Gargoyle was staring at.

I only saw and smelled the flowers; Gargoyle looked as if he felt them!

Yet, if ever the moment had come to question him who had once been "Gargoyle," that moment was come now!

He is too much the gargoyle himself for the delights of dizziness.

It is like Socrates, that head; and like a gargoyle on the tower of Notre Dame.

Now the conversion of a "Gargoyle" into a "Beetle" was not an easy process.

"It shall be as thou askest, Gargoyle with the eyebrows," said Mellor.

Plunger was one of the earliest to obtain a copy of the Gargoyle Record.

What could Wyndham want with a little quiet talk with a Gargoyle?

You're not such a bad sort of fellow, after all, for a Gargoyle!

WORD ORIGIN

"grotesque carved waterspout," late 13c., gargurl, from Old French gargole "throat, waterspout" (see gargle).

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nounlarge wild animal; brute
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