They like the gossiping and bartering at the rural markets and in the larger fairs, which are sometimes held in strikingly picturesque localities.
A good deal is also told of them in the vulgar and gossiping but useful work of Captain A.
Tallentyre (London, 1903, 2 vols.) is gossiping and popular.
There were many visits to Torquay; he gratified her with gossiping letters about the great people with whom and the great affairs with which the man who did so much honour to her race was connected, that being the inspiration of her regard for him.
She let out a short, derisive laugh when she heard the latest news from her gossiping friends.
Here he was still supposed to study law, but devoted himself in part to literary essays, in part to storing up his immense treasure of gossiping history.
That downright, gossiping German princess, the duchess of Orleans, cared little for the Maxims; but she was enraptured by their author, and his "ugly face, all skin and bone, though he laughed and talked quite unaffectedly and easily."
From such a mass of authorities it would be vain here to make selections, but mention may be made of Fairholt's capital gossiping work, Tobacco, its History and Associations (2nd ed., 1876).
No one would believe two people as attractive as Sarah and Jackson could be in a platonic relationship, so it kept the neighbors from gossiping.
The clattering of dishes, the hectic scramble at lunch, and the incessant gossiping of her coworkers left her at the edge of her patience at the end of the day.
The clientele makes it a kind of student canteen on a weekday lunchtime, ranging from frantic gossiping to would-be quiet study.
When abbots dined in their own private hall, the rule of St Benedict charged them to invite their monks to their table, provided there was room, on which occasions the guests were to abstain from quarrels, slanderous talk and idle gossiping.
Examples include threats, name-calling, gossiping, insulting the victim's family or turning friends against her.
Even if you are not talking directly about your friend, gossiping can still hurt people and it is best to avoid it all together.
Depending on who is doing the gossiping, Bloom and Bosworth have not officially broken up or Orlando Bloom has called it quits, citing their careers keep them apart too much to establish a stable relationship.
Many schools across the United States now prevent students from accessing MySpace while on campus, because they feel the site leads to malicious gossiping.
When adolescent friends squabble, their conflicts typically center on issues such as gossiping, disclosing secrets, or loyalty and perceived betrayal.
In fact, during her recent Dateline interview, fans couldn't stop gossiping about how Britney looked in her short skirt, too tight top, and sloppily applied mascara.
General Hospital enthusiasts are always gossiping about the show's latest actors, characters and cliff hangers, and many removed from the daily viewing enjoy this online cammaradarie.
Bull sessions: Simply gossiping with friends for hours can be a fun event, but take care to keep girlfriends' confidences and not spill secrets the next day.
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