rumour which

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  • His ears were open to every rumour which might pass from one class-room to another. Cited from Jerome Cardan, by William George Waters
  • I do not think it impossible, however, that there may have been some foundation for the rumour which he mentions. Cited from History of England, James II Vol. 1, Macaulay
  • He could not all at once ask her as to that rumour which Morony had mentioned to him. Cited from An Eye for an Eye, by Anthony Trollope
  • And he did this in order that they might not be thrown into disorder a second time by a rumour which was not true. Cited from Procopius, History of the Wars, Books V and VI, by Procopius
  • I don't concern myself about appearances, so it is possible you may hear rumours which may not seem in keeping with our agreement. Cited from The Fortunes of the Farrells, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • We no longer know anything, having no more papers, and we can't trust the rumours which fly among the distraught population. Cited from Letters of a Soldier, 1914-1915, by Anonymous
  • There are o end of rumours which I won't mention to you, for they might only put you off the scent. Cited from The Vanished Messenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim #4
  • But I do not put much faith in rumours which promise a somewhat heroic firmness. Cited from Life of Henry Reeve, by John Knox Laughton, Vol. 2
  • The minds of the Kurrum people seemed greatly discomposed about various rumours which they heard. Cited from Discovery of the Source Of The Nile, John Speke
  • Charlie mentioned, to the rajah, the rumours which had reached him of a plot against him. Cited from With Clive in India, by G. A. Henty
  • Such were the club rumours which took place as to the difficulties of the day, and, as is generally the case, they were not far from the truth. Cited from Phineas Redux, by Anthony Trollope
  • The secret service is worried about rumours which endanger the US-American reputation.
  • He advised his country not to try it, especially in view of certain political rumours which he had picked up in the Cattegat. Cited from The Lord of the Sea, by M. P. Shiel
  • I am about to crush some most absurd rumours which have been spread abroad concerning me by returning to Zurich. Cited from Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1
  • There was a rumour which reached Mannering after the second battle of Ypres that he had been killed. Cited from Elizabeth's Campaign, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • We assumed that he had come in good faith to help us, probably misled by some of the exaggerated rumours which were then in circulation. Cited from The Transvaal from Within, by J. P. Fitzpatrick
  • When it was known that there had been no cause of alarm, attempts were made to discover the origin of the rumour which had produced so much agitation. Cited from History of England, James II Vol. 2, Macaulay
  • It was barely twenty-four hours since he had himself launched in Colville's direction the rumour which had brought about this reconciliation. Cited from The Last Hope, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Was she wise in entrusting herself so utterly to a man of whom she knew but little, and that learnt from rumours which had not been good? Cited from The Tavern Knight, Rafael Sabatini
  • Later that day, the Beatles' press office issued statements denying the rumour which were widely reported by national and international media.
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