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The scenes are succinct, by and large; the patter of the characters rolls right along, whether you catch their drift or not.Novelist D. Foy Dubs His Debut ‘Gutter Opera’ And Who Are We To Argue?|J.T. Price|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But feverish speculation and the constant patter of Vaudevillian innuendo came to overshadow more serious business.Francois Hollande Announces Breakup with First Lady Valerie Trierweiler|Tracy McNicoll|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her father, Frederick Dalziel, was British and with a bearing and patter that suggested far more wealth than he had.Understanding Diana Vreeland, ‘Empress of Fashion’|Robin Givhan|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
You pretty much can't get a better absurdist parody of politicians' vapid sure-is-nice-to-be-here patter than that.
My heart kept up its pitter-patter as I continued reading down the thread.Daddy, How Come You’re Always Broke? Benjamin Anastas’s ‘Too Good to Be True’|Benjamin Anastas|October 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The short steps patter on the bridge connecting the upper rotunda with the cell-house, and pass along the gallery.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
When the carriage-door was shut and the driver was mounting his box, the same old patter attracted my attention.
Weston looked up sharply as a patter of approaching footsteps rose out of the shadows behind him.The Gold Trail|Harold Bindloss
At that moment there was the sound of a scream, then the patter of running feet in the court below.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
Let others who have more sin on their souls, and are more frighted by priests' patter, go if they list.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis