Fortunately, with me, these little gibes are only so many pin-pricks which stimulate me to further exertions.
"The Blonde Lady" by Maurice Leblanc
He had taken the money and swaggered out with a parting gibe at the constable who closed the doors behind him.
"War and the Weird" by Forbes Phillips
He turned in disgust from Herr Carovius's clumsy approaches, malicious gibes, and occasional threats.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
Paul took notice of this gibe, but as soon as he thought wise brought the conversation round to the object of his visit.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
Cordelia did not seem even to hear this gibe.
"The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch" by Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
The Thracian soldiers, who followed Archias, began to gibe at his cowardice on seeing this movement.
"Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Lincoln, who had protected the old Indian amid the gibes of his comrades.
"In The Boyhood of Lincoln" by Hezekiah Butterworth
This was their practice every day, and I was compelled to receive their gibes without venturing a retort.
"The Privateer's-Man" by Frederick Marryat
Their tone of pity cut him, and left him raw to the gibes of his opponents.
"A Spoil of Office" by Hamlin Garland
The hated gibe "white slave" was less frequently heard.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
Hellas retorts, when Hebrew gibes
At Gods of levity and lust,
``God of Judaea's wandering tribes
Was jealous, cruel, and unjust.''
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
Yet is it well at all?
I trod her echoing hall,
I clasped her robe, and caught:
Lo, is it this I sought,
This hollow sprite I see
That gibes at me?
"Fata Morgana" by Cicely Fox Smith
Art thou, grave bird! so wondrous wise indeed?
Speak freely, without fear of jest or gibe —
What is thy moral and religious creed?
And what the metaphysics of thy tribe?
"To a Captive Owl" by Henry Timrod
"Who hath not Prudence" — what was it I said,
Of Her who paints her Eyes and tires Her Head,
And gibes and mocks and People in the Street,
And fawns upon them for Her thriftless Bread?
"The Rupaiyat of Omar Kal'vin" by Rudyard Kipling
But there! I was too wretched to be meek:
it seemed to me as if he, every one,
the whole great world, were guilty of my guilt,
abettors and avengers: in my heart
I gibed them back their gibings; I was wild.
"A Castaway" by Augusta Davies Webster
Eyes of a smoldering fire, heart of a lion at bay,
Patience to plan for tomorrow, valor to serve for today,
Mournful and mirthful and tender, quick as a flash with a jest,
Hiding with gibe and great laughter the ache that was dull
in his breast.
"Abraham Lincoln" by Margaret Elizabeth Sangster
Let's return, post-election, to our regularly scheduled humor of still more political gibes and, once again, digs at the Lose-So-Much-They-Should-Get-a-T-Shirt Redskins.
Alex Smith rebuts pal's Twitter gibe .
Confusion over jibe , jive, gibe, and gybe.
After the Obama stimulus seemed to fail, a Washington Post headline gibed: John Maynard Keynes , the GOP's Latest Whipping Boy.
"Walter, how are you going to get those robots to pay your union dues," gibed the boss of Ford Motor Company.
Obama should ignore ' class warfare ' gibes.
Al Gibes has been writing the weekly Online Guy column since May 1998.