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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Mutter
 
  Muttering like the murmur of hurried priest dispatching a prayer.
            —Victor Hugo
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  Mutter like sullen bulls.
            —Charles Kingsley
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He sits muttering in his beard. His voice
Is like a river flowing underground.
            —Henry W. Longfellow
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  Muttering like smoked bees.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Mutters like a dim despair.
            —Frank Waters
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