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Whatever it was, the rebuke was convincing, for the woman dropped her hoe and went mumbling into the house.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He remembered the mumbling old woman in her chair; but most of all he remembered the girl who sat opposite him.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Sprawling across the table, his huge head lying upon his hands, she beheld the Chief Factor, mumbling in incoherent phrases.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
The voices outside the gate sank into a low confused mumbling.
JOHN INGERFIELD AND OTHER STORIESJEROME K. JEROME
Nina, delighted to see the animal once more, was caressing his long ears and mumbling baby-talk to him.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
A few yards away the Admiral was groping about, revolver in hand, mumbling to himself a string of terrible threats.
MYSTERIOUS MR. SABINE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
"It's a big responsibility," proceeded Captain Downs, mumbling his words and talking half to himself in his uncertainty.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Two little boys, my brother and I would choke out some sort of a mumbling evasion in lieu of a reply.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
A nation rising in its might at sunrise, going forth to conquer, and at nightfall—lo, a wild dog mumbling a bone!
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
But those who were telling the truth were frequently shamefaced and mumbling of speech, making poor impressions.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB

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