Just as she was ready to open, she heard the pitapat of little Nanna's steps on the bridge from the bank.
And Stempenju dissolves on his violin and melts like wax; pitapat is all you may hear.
In a moment there was a curious tearing sound, and then a pitapat on the ground about them.
On the outer side of the lawn wall the moonbeams fell full upon the little figure of pitapat waiting there.
"Yes, miss," said pitapat, who thought that her mistress was complimenting her.
There was pitapat flitting about the bed in momentary danger of looking under it!
She walks the deck; and tick, tick, pitapat, go the four little paws after her.
Scolding and pushing pitapat out before her, she closed the door with a bang.
Mrs. Condiment was knitting, Capitola stitching a bosom for the major's shirts and pitapat winding yarn from a reel.
pitapat could not scream, for though her mouth was wide open, her breath was quite gone.