Didn't she, rather, do you the honor to say, 'A fiddlestick for your phrases!
"The American" by Henry James
And thus he will make but bad music who hath the instruments and fiddlesticks, but none of the "resin" of Latimer.
"The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims" by Andrew Steinmetz
I said nothing about two thousand golden angels," said the rich man; "two thousand fiddlesticks!
"Twilight Land" by Howard Pyle
A fiddlestick's end for the situation!
"Armadale" by Wilkie Collins
Fiddlestick, and why did you not get this nonsense knocked out of your head when you were in the wars?
"The History of Henry Esmond, Esq." by W. M. Thackeray
If you've all the tense strings you may take life for your fiddlestick.
"The Tragic Muse" by Henry James
And it is all fiddlesticks, anyhow.
"Dulcibel" by Henry Peterson
Fiddlesticks, I tell her!
"Betty Trevor" by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
His pole was twice as long and twice as thick as any other pole in the boat, and he twisted it about just like a fiddlestick.
"The Young Fur Traders" by R.M. Ballantyne
It isn't a fiddlestick.
"The King's Esquires" by George Manville Fenn
Thus spouted Jones (whar folks could hear,
— At Court and other gatherin's),
And thus kep' spoutin' many a year,
Proclaimin' loudly far and near
Sich fiddlesticks and blatherin's.
"Jones's Private Argyment" by Sidney Lanier