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Anton Lesser read it with a crisp Bloomsbury quack that the author would probably have approved of and almost certainly emitted.
She will also turn her attention to Irish ducks, which presumably quack with an agreeable brogue.
Ducks wake up and quack and swim away as we pass on the narrow walks, little packs of 20 or so ducks.
As we took off, I could hear a faint quack of relief from Archie's new acquaintances.
You are drawn to the plight of the bird in the air pump, the sad and frightened girls and the wild eyes of the quack scientist.
It helps if you can whip the populace into a panic like some snake oil salesman, then sell them the quack cure.
A lifestyle guru is a modern sort of mountebank, selling quack advice instead of false medicines.
An alternative medicine quack reckoned he could cure Faulkner of his twitching with a six-month course of treatment.
My comments on quack medicine have brought on challenges from some readers.
They are saying they do not want the project to go ahead, full stop, because it is quack medicine.
One's senses were assaulted by news vendors, shoeblacks, quack doctors and the like and their specimens of cajolery.
It is to help those who have fallen for the lies and deceit of quack medicine and pseudoscience.
Depressed by the abundance of absurd claims for quack alternative therapies, he had set up the site as a credulity experiment.
My worst weeds are the perennials that spread with runners, like quack grass.
We should be looking at changing our lifestyles, not stuffing ourselves full of quack medicine.
However, many people have different kinds of thick bladed grass in their lawn such as quack grass.
The dominant forage is orchard grass, with some quack, brome, blue grass and assorted other species.
The amendment was designed to control the sale of illegitimate products invented by quack doctors.
In his pasture, edible weeds like dandelion, chicory, quack grass and even stinging nettles are allowed to thrive.
Fast-growing fall cover crops outcompete late-season weeds like quack grass and chickweed.
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Examples from Classical Literature
He became a quack poet, and hampered his talents by the imposition of a monstrous parade of rattletrap theories and professions.
When all was said, a man in the presence of this quack did feel in the presence of a great man.
To save the family honor, the girl is promptly placed in the hands of a quack who treats her for chlorosis.
With the fall of the sunlight upon his still triumphant face he returned to the humble Dacca quack.
To make an application of all this, let us not be too hard on the quack and the shyster.
Why will your lordship trouble yourself with the squabbles of a merry-andrew and a quack doctor?
Both disliked Home very much, and thought him an underbred Yankee quack and charlatan.
When I hear these people talking I always hear some organized or vested interest chirp or quack, as it does in the newspapers.
He spoke of hydrotherapy and gymnastic exercises, and called himself a quack.
The distant rumble of a train on the intramural, or a quack from a sleepy duck among the rushes, alone broke the stillness.
Levin sat listening to the doctor's stories of a quack mesmerizer and looking at the ashes of his cigarette.
Here the glib politician crying his legislative panaceas, and here the peripatetic Cheap-Jack holding aloft his quack cures for human ills.
As for his being a quack doctor, I see no great harm in that.
Did you not see our quack friend apply to himself his own quackery?
She calculated his capacity as she would a jug's, and filled him up every day with quack cure-alls.
The Hypochondriac Malvern Festival Theatres DURING the 17th century European quack doctors had it made.
From the selling of quack medicines he had proceeded to the adulterating of foreign wines, varied by lucrative evening occupation in the Paris gambling houses.
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