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  • But at last everything and nearly everybody was aboard, and the rumour went along that they had actually broken such and such a battalion's record. Cited from Wee Macgreegor Enlists, by J. J. Bell
  • Presently ominous rumours went round about differences in the Executive. Cited from The Transvaal from Within, by J. P. Fitzpatrick
  • A rumour went abroad of certain women who had drowned, in mere wantonness, their new-born babes. Cited from Imaginary Portraits, Walter Horatio Pater
  • Some days passed and a rumour went about the town, in its origin as indiscoverable as the birthplace of the winds. Cited from Doom Castle, by Neil Munro
  • On it, as the rumour went, it had been prophesied by the family seer that he should ever ride to victory. Cited from Early Britain--Roman Britain, by Edward Conybeare
  • But one day a rumour went abroad that he had quarrelled with his son because of the wife of Farette the miller. Cited from Lane Had No Turning, by G. Parker, v3
  • Rumours went abroad that his mental balance was shaken. Cited from Charles the Bold, by Ruth Putnam
  • The sitting was adjourned; and a rumour went forth that there would be an acquittal. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V2 of 4
  • A rumour went abroad of certain women who had drowned, in mere wantonness, their newborn babes. Cited from Imaginary Portraits, by Walter Pater
  • A horrible rumour went about that another move was to be made at five o'clock the same evening, but this hour was subsequently altered to two o'clock the next morning. Cited from "Contemptible", by "Casualty"
  • In mid-2009 a new Myspace and Facebook page became active, and rumours went around that the band was back together.
  • His autopsy confirmed that he had died of a stroke, but at the same time rumours went that he had been poisoned by Gustavians.
  • At the end of that time -- and none knew who had started it -- a rumour went through the Jungle that there was better food and water to be found in such and such a valley. Cited from The Second Jungle Book, by Rudyard Kipling
  • He had had no premonition of illness, and the rumour went round that the Quietists had poisoned him. Cited from Three French Moralists and The Gallantry of France, by Edmund Gosse
  • For the rumour went that Edward had lost two kings' ransoms a night for fourteen nights and she imagined that he must be near the end of his resources. Cited from The Good Soldier, by Ford Madox Ford
  • A rumour went abroad that the stay of the country, the gallant Fraser, was to suffer for his fidelity to his country's interests. Cited from Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745, Vol. II, by Mrs. Thomson
  • That rumour went the rounds like wild-fire, so that we were given a wide berth and had a table all to ourselves in the darkest corner of the big dim dining-room. Cited from Affair in Araby, by Talbot Mundy
  • When the late Dr. Woodford became Bishop of Ely, a rumour went before him in the diocese that he was a misogynist. Cited from Collections and Recollections, by George William Erskine Russell
  • In the two electoral headquarters established by Moncada's party, the coming and going never stopped; some enthusiastic Moncadists came to headquarters every fifteen minutes, to bring rumours going about and to get news. Cited from Caesar or Nothing, by Pio Baroja
  • It must be known to many of our readers -- that, about the opening of the present century, a rumour went traversing all India of some great Indian expedition meditated by the Affghans. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 346, August 1844, Vol. 56
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