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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Prattle
 
  Prattled like a babbling brook.
            —Charles Stuart Calverley
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  Prattle like a magpie.
            —William Congreve
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  Prattlers, like swallows, destroy the pleasure of conversation by incessant loquacity.
            —Demophilus
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  Prattles like a child at play.
            —Coventry Patmore
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