Sentence Examples


  • For my panacea, instead of one of those quack vials of a mixture dipped from Acheron and the Dead Sea, which come out of those long shallow black-schooner looking wagons which we sometimes see made to carry bottles, let me have a draught of undiluted morning air.
  • Several times, when returning from the village at ten or eleven o'clock at night, I heard the tread of a flock of geese, or else ducks, on the dry leaves in the woods by a pond-hole behind my dwelling, where they had come up to feed, and the faint honk or quack of their leader as they hurried off.
  • Correct action can be no more hurtful than continued paralysis or a quack remedy.
  • James is put to work at country fairs, promoting a quack nostrum for pain relief.
  • So, where does the word quack come from?

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