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There were none beneath the gabled thatch immediately beyond the wheatfield; and so for another hundred yards; not a glimmer to right or left, with the single exception of a lattice window over the post- office, where the bed- ridden Mrs. Ivey lay as she had been lying for many months. - "Peccavi", E. W. Hornung.
Indeed he loved the old red brick vicarage with its low porch, overgrown with creepers, its fragrant old flower garden, surrounding it on three sides, its gabled roof, its south wall whereon the vicar constantly attempted to train fig trees, maintaining that the climate of England had grown warmer and that he would prove it- John loved it all, and especially he loved the little study, lined with the books grown familiar to him, and the study door, the door through which he had seen that lovely face which he firmly believed was to inspire him to do great things and to influence his whole life for ever after. - "A Tale of a Lonely Parish", F. Marion Crawford.
And a few minutes later the pair were tearing due north, turning at last into the handsome lodge- gates of Chilham Park, and running up the great elm avenue, drew up before the main door of the ancient hall, a quaint many- gabled old place of grey stone. - "The Invasion", William Le Queux.
gabbed, gable, gable end, gable roof, gable wall, Clark Gable, William Clark Gable, gabble.