Chatterers: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 111 pages
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Familiar Quotations ChattersAll true language is incomprehensible, like the chatter of a beggar's teeth.ndash;Antonin ArtaudLove is only chatter, friends are all that matter.ndash;Gelett BurgessChatters ndash; CackleLanguage human language after all is, but little better than the croak and cackle of fowls, and other utterances of brute nature sometimes not so adequate.ndash;Nathaniel Hawthorne Use in Literature ChattersWhenever I rode out, I was obliged to secure his Highness the Prince with a stout cord to the fence, he chattering all the time like a madman.ndash;Thomas Bailey Aldrich in The Story of a Bad Boy.The chattering crowd, with their rude jokes cried out from wagon to wagon, sometimes irritated him sharply.ndash;Sherwood Anderson in Winesburg, Ohio.The soldiers sang, laughed, and chattered away.ndash;Mariano Azuela in The Underdogs [Mexican Revolt].Having completed the preparations for escape, I took command of the vessel, and silenced the chattering crew.ndash;Samuel White Baker in The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile.There was an extraordinary stillness where usually all was noise and chattering.ndash;Samuel White Baker in The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile.However nonsensical these lads might be, the grave statesman envied their very follies; he liked their bragging and enjoyed the fun of their lively chatter.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in A Start in Life (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).They were idiots of the kind that amuse themselves with chattering instead of setting themselves to knead the dough.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Country Doctor.This chatterer believed himself an orator.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Pierrette.

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