He was not only without political or military capacity, but was so garrulous that he could not keep a secret.
Garrulous after a fashion as Montaigne is, he gives us no clear idea of any original or definite impulse leading him to write the famous Essays.
The materials for his biography are very numerous; he was regarded with universal curiosity and admiration in his lifetime; and, besides, he left a garrulous autobiography in verse.
The lively if rather garrulous book on which his title to remembrance rests, appeared at Vienna in 1784, in the author's own Latin, and in a German translation by Professor Krail of the university of Pest.
That he was a coxcomb and a bore, weak, vain, pushing, curious, garrulous, was obvious to all who were acquainted with him.
Distinguished humanists might sneer at him as "a garrulous sophist"; but from this time his ambition was not only to be the greatest scientific authority in Germany but also the champion of the papacy and of the traditional church order.
His age, too, while garrulous to a degree, seems to have been free from the slightest taint of boasting.
The life of the cardinal, by Salazar de Mendoza, Cronica del gran cardinal Don Pedro Gonzalez de Mendoza (Toledo, 1625), is disoursive and garrulous but valuable.
He is a very shrewd and garrulous fellow.
A tall, garrulous man was holding forth; lie talked like one who might have ideas to expound.
Synopsis: On an aircraft to Lisbon, Harry Lime meets a garrulous young woman from Ohio.
A sandy ascent for the feet of the aged - such is a garrulous wife for a quiet husband.
She meets younger brother and his garrulous and preganant wife (Adams), his taciturn father and none too approving mother.