And then came the reason for all these long-winded preliminaries.
You know that no Gorgios are so long-winded on genealogies as old mothers in Rom.
Well, this looks as if it was going to be a long-winded search.
March Marston was always with his mother—deep in his long-winded yarns.
Not that Jerry disliked Mrs. Bullfinch even though she was long-winded.
The colonel is long-winded, but then I expect he's lonesome.
Not to be too long-winded, we carried ridge after ridge of kopje for several miles.
For a letter from you never yet seemed to me either ill-timed or too long-winded.
We knew later that he had been kept by what he called a long-winded client.
On the other hand, Emerson evidently tires of Carlyle's long-winded heroes.