You can change the patter according to the cities you're in," he explained to the Frenchman.
Continuing the patter, Collins put the performance on.
they made as they fell at his feet!
For a minute there was no sound in the kitchen but the little daughter's sobbing and the sympathetic patter
of the rain.
Sleepy old brother Athanasius, at the porter's cell, had a fleeting vision of twinkling feet and flying skirts; but before he had time to rub his eyes the recreant had passed the lodge, and was speeding as fast as his sandals could patter
along the Lyndhurst Road.
It was midnight before she heard the patter
of a handful of gravel on her window-panes.
I could only hear the heavy splashing thump of the stern-wheel and the patter
of these things.
When he became conscious of the thing he found what it was: only the ordinary patter
of feet passing the door, which in an hotel was no very unlikely matter.
You all patter
French more or less, and perhaps German; you have seen men and cities, no doubt, and have your opinions, such as they are, about schools of painting, high art, and all that; have seen the pictures of Dresden and the Louvre, and know the taste of sour krout.
At times I heard the swish-swish of grass being shoved aside, and once the patter of feet across a patch of stony ground.
I heard the patter of feet, the panting of a heated animal, and the unmistakable yelp of a dog.
and that these patters differ on the different fingers.
One twin's patters are never the same as his fellow twin's patters--the jury will find that the patterns upon the finger balls of the twins' hands follow this rule.
A talented folk musician, by the late-60s, his on-stage patter
was overshadowing his songs.
Pitter and Patter
even find their way underground to a bat, a salamander, a cricket, and more.