Our artillery put salvoes at once upon those trenches; and the raid of that night proved a damp squib.
"With the British Army in The Holy Land" by Henry Osmond Lock
It is even said that Lord Squib was sentimental; but this must have been the malice of Charles Annesley.
"The Young Duke" by Benjamin Disraeli
We used a 'go-devil-squib.
"The Moving Picture Girls at Rocky Ranch" by Laura Lee Hope
At Bonvillers, on the 21st, 23d, and 25th of August, twenty-six houses were set on fire by the Germans, who made use of squibs and candles.
"Current History, A Monthly Magazine" by New York Times
The sentries squibbed off their rifles, and then, reloading, began to blaze away into the Chilian encampment.
"Under the Chilian Flag" by Harry Collingwood
In the Library of the British Museum there is an extremely interesting collection of squibs!
"Fragments of Two Centuries" by Alfred Kingston
He never went into society without providing himself with a store of these pocket squibs.
"The Immortal" by Alphonse Daudet
I will not deny that I have written for the papers myself some little squibs.
"Wilmot and Tilley" by James Hannay
You might as well throw squibs into a cage full of tigers.
"Pan-Islam" by George Wyman Bury
And now there ensued such a war of pamphlets, broadsides, caricatures, squibs, and stump-speeches, as had never yet been seen in America.
"The Critical Period of American History" by John Fiske
In various forms this ridiculous accusation enlivens the squibs of the pamphleteers of Queen Anne's reign.
"A Book About Lawyers" by John Cordy Jeaffreson
You remind me of a damp squib, all fuss and no result.
"Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate" by Charles Turley
A common squib or a real explosion?
"Nan of Music Mountain" by Frank H. Spearman
Here, for instance, I have a squib.
"The Story of a Tinder-box" by Charles Meymott Tidy
Comings and goings, cries, exclamations, laughter, squibs that had been slow in going off, and firecrackers increased the tumult.
"Friars and Filipinos" by Jose Rizal
I have given a child a squib.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 7 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
A bloodless war of squibs, broadsides, pamphlets, and frenzied oratory was waged everywhere.
"Hero Stories from American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
I'm off, as the squib said to the match when it started blowin' of him up.
"Cleek of Scotland Yard" by Thomas W. Hanshew
The squib had long burnt out by the time we got there; but the sight that met our astonished gaze was magnificent.
"A Veldt Official" by Bertram Mitford
Not content with shooting him dead, he squibbed off his revolver into him as he lay.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
President Obama's lack of political vision will make his trip a damp squib.
Donald Trump's attempt at an October surprise the other day may have been a damp squib but now a real firecracker has been thrown into the presidential race.
After the latest post-election thrill ride, which has involved cuts, coalitions and the 1922 committee, the Labour leadership contest is proving to be something of a damp squib by comparison.
Squib was a retired coal miner at North American Coal Company's 3 mine at Powhatan Point, OH, a Methodist by faith and a member of UMWA, VFW Post 626, and a WWII US Army Air Corp Veteran.
PERSINGER, Arch "Squib," 93, died Tuesday.
The very first play served as an omen of what was to come when Jeff Malloney kicked a squib that the Cougars recovered on the Spartans 48.
A few months back in this space I squibbed a series of blog entries on what I dubbed the "Freelance Economy".