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General Crossword Questions for “babel”

  • Biblical tower
  • Confused noise - biblical tower
  • Pretty girl left in state of confusion
  • Confusion of speech
  • Ruth left Bedlam
  • Tower with confused noise

Encyclopedia

  • Tower Of Babel Mountain 9,269 feet located in Hells Canyon on the borders of Oregon and Idaho. Babel-17, a science fiction novel by Samuel R. Delany in which the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis is strongly influential. — “Babel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Tower of Babel (Hebrew: מגדל בבל‎ Migdal Bavel Arabic: برج بابل‎ Burj Babil) And so God scattered them upon the face of the Earth, and confused their languages, and they left off building the city, which was called Babel "because God there confounded the language of all the Earth."(Genesis 11:5-8). — “Tower of Babel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Babel is a 2006 international drama film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and written by Guillermo Arriaga, starring an ensemble cast. Babel didn't translate in wide release, grabbing $5.6 million at 1,251 locations. — “Babel (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • There are certain combined looks of simple subtlety,–where whim, and sense, and seriousness, and nonsense, are so blended, that all the languages of Babel set loose together, could not express them;- -they are communicated and caught so instantaneously, that you can scarce say which party is the infector. — “A Sentimental Journey” by Lawrence Sterne
  • That is to say, they were brought back to practicalities by coming into violent collision with a six-horsed vehicle, while upon their heads descended both a babel of cries from the ladies inside and a storm of curses and abuse from the coachman. "Ah, you damned fool!" he vociferated. "I shouted to you loud enough! Draw out, you old raven, and keep to the right! Are you drunk?" Selifan himself felt conscious that he had been careless, but since a Russian does not care to admit a fault in the presence of strangers, he retorted with dignity: "Why have you run into US? Did you leave your eyes behind you at the last tavern that you stopped at?" With that he started to back the britchka, in the hope that it might get clear of the other's harness; but this would not do, for the pair were too hopelessly intertwined. — “Dead souls” by Nikolai Gogol
  • Where Thy temple stood will rise a new building; the terrible tower of Babel will be built again, and though, like the one of old, it will not be finished, yet Thou mightest have prevented that new tower and have cut short the sufferings of men for a thousand years; for they will come back to us after a thousand years of agony with their tower. — “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • And now there arose on the night air such a sound of human baffled fury as may have resounded about Babel at the confusion of tongues. — “Captain Blood” by Rafael Sabatini
  • Discipline prevailed: in five minutes the confused throng was resolved into order, and comparative silence quelled the Babel clamour of tongues. — “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte
  • The sting of spray in my eyes and the Babel of noise dazed me; but Davies, with a pull on the fore-sheet, soothed the tormented little ship, and left her coolly sparring with the waves while he shortened sail and puffed his pipe. — “The Riddle of the Sands” by Erskine Childers

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