Spite is a little word; but it represents as strange a jumble
of feelings, and compound of discords, as any polysyllable in the language.
The distance of the projectile from the lunar disc was on the increase, and the details of the soil were being lost in a confused jumble
She had remained thoughtful, letting her deep motionless eyes rest on the streaming jumble
He will have your names supplied to him on a strip of paper, with dozens of other names; and he will read them out all together in one inarticulate jumble
There's nothing so mischievous as these school distinctions, which jumble
up right and wrong, and justify things in us for which poor boys would be sent to prison.
It was still the roughest kind of walking; indeed the whole, not only of Earraid, but of the neighbouring part of Mull (which they call the Ross) is nothing but a jumble
of granite rocks with heather in among.
We went next to the wing on the right, which was built, by way of completing the wonderful architectural jumble
at Blackwater Park, in the time of George the Second.
He looked round the little cabin, at the painted beams, at the tarnished varnish of bulkheads; he looked round as if appealing to all its shabby strangeness, to the disorderly jumble
of unfamiliar things that belong to an inconceivable life of stress, of power, of endeavour, of unbelief--to the strong life of white men, which rolls on irresistible and hard on the edge of outer darkness.
A man may be very sober--or at least firmly set upon his legs on that neutral ground which lies between the confines of perfect sobriety and slight tipsiness--and yet feel a strong tendency to mingle up present circumstances with others which have no manner of connection with them; to confound all consideration of persons, things, times, and places; and to jumble
his disjointed thoughts together in a kind of mental kaleidoscope, producing combinations as unexpected as they are transitory.
The teachers, animated solely by good intentions, had no idea of execution, and a lamentable jumble was the upshot of their kind endeavours.
An exceedingly and confoundingly perplexing jumble of a school, in fact, where black spirits and grey, red spirits and white, jumbled jumbled jumbled jumbled, jumbled every night.
In this way it had come about that Charley Hexam had risen in the jumble, taught in the jumble, and been received from the jumble into a better school.
In some visits to the Jumble his attention had been attracted to this boy Hexam.
Their idea of a square meal is a pound and a half of roast beef with five or six good-sized potatoes (soapy ones preferred as being more substantial), plenty of greens, and four thick slices of Yorkshire pudding, followed by a couple of currant dumplings, a few green apples, a pen'orth of nuts, half a dozen jumbles
, and a bottle of ginger-beer.
I don't like to be suspicious or talk scandal, but sometimes I think the Jumbles
have too much baking powder in them.