Behind him was Tub Rawlings singing, 'Empty's the cradle, baby's gone.'
Once more the locomotive came, this time with an 'empty' to be filled.
The steward placed the bar across, with the black side outwards, signifying 'empty,' and turned the key.
And you believe in the adage that 'empty vessels make the most sound,' I take it?
At length a small boy appeared who informed me that the kraal was 'empty as a gourd.'
I felt, as Schiller says, that 'empty occupation cannot fill the soul's void; there is a deeper happiness, there are other joys!'
H'it's a nice state of affairs, when a man comes 'ome from a 'ard day's work to a h'empty table.