It's much too fine, really, to go anywhere except to the rataplan and play golf.
Not the best suited for little Mabsy; but she'll catch at the rataplan.
Of course, I sprang from rataplan's back and ordered the groom to lead him back into the stables.
Then she laughed, and drummed the rataplan again with her brass heel.
The old horse, rataplan, knew me so well that he had started off before ever I gave the first shake to the bridle.
I had a moment of triumph also when we sang the rataplan, rataplan.
They turned in at the rataplan and drew up at the carriage entrance.
Oh, they were getting on very well indeed when the rataplan was reached.
The first furious stampede had settled into a rapid trot, to a sound like the sound of a hundred muffled drums beating a rataplan.
It was the rataplan beating before a troop of wrestlers and jugglers who were traversing the Marche and Reggio Emilia.