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He listened to her prattle.
Her prattle was conversation.
Amy's happy prattle became intolerable.
I was bored by his prattle and dozed off.
A baby's cooing prattle was heard from nearby.
By night it will sing, and by day Cosette will prattle.
The evening was charming, full of prattle, of dreams together.

They prattle on because they think that I only come out at night.
It was a fun day if I eliminate the prattle that was going around about me.
God! Was he also going to have to put up with that juvenile prattle? People were.
It was well past eight, and only the prattle of the night shift interrupted my being alone.
He passed hours in watching her dressing and undressing her doll, and in listening to her prattle.
A situation ripe for conflict, for drama! But instead this inane prattle! Bah! I could not abide it.
Alan continued to prattle about native religions and manners for awhile, Delos wasn’t really interested in that.
The very first date with James I had to listen to his prattle of a beautiful Princess that he was going to free from a curse.
The old man wanted to say something else, but did not finish, for the women entered the room and began to prattle like magpies.
This child has been playing about near Him, and had probably just been telling the Saviour something in its pretty baby prattle.
He inquired after her health, gave her news, exhorted her to religion, in a coaxing little prattle that was not without its charm.
It was almost worth listening to this shriveled up dwarf of a man prattle on and scurry about with the energy of a fly high on sugar.
Liam continued to prattle on about the fight from thirty minutes ago as if it was a historic and well-documented moment of fame for him.
She had not half the pleasure she should have had from their prattle, could she have recounted to him each night the pretty speeches of the day.
I am not fond of the prattle of children, he continued; for, old bachelor as I am, I have no pleasant associations connected with their lisp.
When we dropped Theodore off at his tent, he wanted to prattle on, but we pointed out that it was late and we needed to see to the troops early the next morning.
She would laugh or cry just like the servant did and would prattle on in her gibberish version of the girl’s language with occasional real words thrown in at random.
In the years that followed that second christening, many changes had taken place in her that made two tiny feet, inadequate to her weight, and a tendency to prattle happily and aimlessly.
After breakfast, when Grandet had gone to his fields and his other occupations, Charles remained with the mother and daughter, finding an unknown pleasure in holding their skeins, in watching them at work, in listening to their quiet prattle.
But what do I hear? Prattle about the nature of trees? It could at least have been an argument! The married couple, fleeing not only their enemies but the troubles that threaten to destroy their marriage, the sexy slave girl, tempting the man to infidelity.
She made reasonable progress, entertained for me a vivacious, though perhaps not very profound, affection; and by her simplicity, gay prattle, and efforts to please, inspired me, in return, with a degree of attachment sufficient to make us both content in each other’s.
Imagine an article that would have filled some thirty pages of print of the most affected, aimless prattle; and to make matters worse, the gentleman read it with a sort of melancholy condescension as though it were a favour, so that it was almost insulting to the audience.
As if to stress her Longing always to be in the Past, not the Present, she spoke in a Voice that was more a Child’s than a Woman’s; i’faith, for all the gorgeous Rhetorick she us’d when speaking of her long-lost Home, she seem’d at other Times to lapse into Baby’s Prattle.
And after that we send to them about two dozen missionaries, who prattle some hypocritical ecclesiastic absurdities and, in the shape of incontrovertible proofs of the impossibility of applying the Christian truths to life, adduce these our experiments at the Christianization of the savages.
Only the lachrymose Lubotshka, with her goose feet and artless prattle, really liked our stepmother, or tried, in her naive and frequently awkward way, to bring her and ourselves together: wherefore the only person in the world for whom, besides Papa, Avdotia had a spark of affection was Lubotshka.
Oh, she smiled and jested : but this was only from her excessive kindness, for her lieart at that moment, as I realized later, was full of such an immense anxiety of her own, such a violent overmastering emotion, that she can only have talked to me and have answered my foolish irritating questions, she can only have done that as one sometimes answers the persistent prattle of a little child, simply to get rid of it.
I took him for a drive in the afternoon, after having vainly urged him to rest, and while he told me about his horses, and his regiment, and his brother officers, in what at last grew to be a decidedly intermittent prattle, I amused myself by wondering what he would say if I suddenly began to hold forth on the themes I love best, and insist that he should note the beauty of the trees as they stood that afternoon expectant, with all their little buds only waiting for the one warm shower to burst into the glory of young summer.
But no: the men of the social life-conception find that it is not right to act in this manner, and that it is even harmful to act thus if we wish to obtain the end of the liberation of men from slavery, and that it is necessary for us, as in the case of the rural judge and the peasants, to continue to flog one another, consoling ourselves with the thought that the fact that we prattle in Chambers and assemblies, form labour-unions, parade the streets on the first of May, form plots, and secretly tease the government which flogs us,—that all this will have the effect of freeing us very soon, though we are enslaving ourselves more and more.
Ah! those charming and gracious beings, so gracious and so sweet, who have bonnets of flowers, who fill the house with purity, who sing and prattle, who are like a living perfume, who prove the existence of angels in heaven by the purity of virgins on earth, that Jeanne, that Lise, that Mimi, those adorable and honest creatures who are your blessings and your pride, ah! good God, they will suffer hunger! What do you want me to say to you? There is a market for human flesh; and it is not with your shadowy hands, shuddering around them, that you will prevent them from entering it! Think of the street, think of the pavement covered with passers-by, think of the shops past which women go and come with necks all bare, and through the mire.
It is not the lights; it is not the brilliant hotels, and theaters, and restaurants, and shops, and tramcars, and hurrying cabs; it is not the music that floats out to you on the rippling surface of the town’s deep voice; it is not that voice itself, vibrating as it is with every emotion of the human heart, of pleasure, excitement, careless gayety, shame that has ceased to care, lust whispering its appeal, modesty’s shocked sigh, innocence’s happy prattle, kind laughter, friendly chat, unexpected hearty greetings; it is the vast, shifting, jostling, loitering, idle crowd, the multitude of a huge cosmopolitan city that is the spectacle, and that to a man who knows his town is more dramatic, and humorous, and pathetic, and fascinating than all the plays to which young ladies, and their papas, too, are hurrying, to thrill, and laugh, and cry over.
In their sterility of prattle,.
Imprudent prattle of the heart,.
Oh I'm so sorry for prattling on like this.
Take no notice of these two prattling idiots! said Robin to Valya.
On the way home I said to Dale, ‘God, what have I done, prattling on to Smiles about Rick.
Why were these men falling all over themselves about the prattling of a twelve year-old girl?
Prattling about track, football, and the Olympics, he paused only rarely to ask Louie questions.
Pon, not knowing what the big lad was prattling on about, reached in his bag for his next surprise.
Harvey was still prattling about zhlindu thesh rolls when the captain and senior officers re-appeared.
Then, among the advancing echoes, there was the tread of her tiny feet and the sound of her prattling words.
If there ever were a pair of twins in danger of being utterly spoiled by adoration, it was these prattling Brookes.
She disliked the stiffnecked India and the foolish prattling Honey and knew they disliked her equally, but she could not stay away from them.
And before you go prattling on about peace and co-operation between us, know that I did indeed direct my subordinates to initiate the activities you have described as the insidious conspiracy.
Ha, sir, you are young, and you're nimble! Away with you, ye baggage; as if there were not troubles enough for a soldier, without having his camp filled with such prattling hussies as yourself!.
Mariette, with a hat on her head, not in black but with a light dress of many shades, sat with a cup in her hand beside the Countess’s easy chair, prattling about something while her beautiful, laughing eyes glistened.
But in the silent watches of the night, relieved from the fatigues of valor, and slumbering under the perfidious promises of the savages, who were infuriated and made drunk by British traders, dreaming of the tender smile of a mother, and the fond embraces of affectionate wives, and of prattling children upon their knees, on their return from the fatigues of a campaign!—the destroyers came with the silent instruments of death, the war club, the scalping knife, the tomahawk, and the bow and arrow; with these they penetrate into the heart of our forces—they enter the tents of our officers—many close their eyes in death—it was a trying moment for the rest of our heroes, but they were equal to the dreadful occasion.
The thick dialects prattled on.
We prattled on pleasantly for the duration of the trip.
On and on he prattled incessantly, but I didn’t mind.
She prattled, sitting by the fireside, of famous painters.
Aunt Pitty prattled on happily, pleased as a child at having an audience.
I prattled on during the journey, mostly to hide my nerves about seeing Mrs Traynor again.
I made a shallow bow of courtesy and looked them over while Colon prattled on in the local language.
Thaddeus prattled on and on about anything he could think to say about what little he knew of Krista.
As she prattled on, Samantha prodded her with enough questions to keep her going, though she needed no assistance.
Yorthops asked how things were going and Ava prattled away about Kulai and the mathematics of cargo investing the whole walk.
I shall never, never believe, Nastya prattled, that the old women find babies among the cabbages in the kitchen-garden.
The Froom waters were clear as the pure River of Life shown to the Evangelist, rapid as the shadow of a cloud, with pebbly shallows that prattled to the sky all day long.
As the chief anchor prattled on about some highly strange news he proceeded to regularly flap his wings into the lighting equipment while accidentally thrashing his gnarled body against the cardboard backdrop.
Forgive me Billy Boy I don’t know where my manners have gone I am sorry what must you think of me keeping you waiting on the doorstep while I prattled on and you a wounded hero as well, and her cheeks flushed a rather nice shade of pink.
And a pleasure new and ecstatic, and the prattled yearning of children, Blent with the sounds of the peaceful land and the liquid wash of the sea, And the black ships fighting on the sea envelop'd in smoke,.
Oh, how eloquent he thinks himself to be as he prattles on, for our enlightenment, I presume.
My friends, there is a morrow; you will not be here to-morrow, but your families will; and what sufferings! See, here is a pretty, healthy child, with cheeks like an apple, who babbles, prattles, chatters, who laughs, who smells sweet beneath your kiss,—and do you know what becomes of him when he is abandoned? I have seen one, a very small creature, no taller than that.

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