10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRITTLE-PRATTLE»
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Prittle-prattle, sb. chatter, childish talk. The same as Prattle. "She handled the
matter so cunningly by her prittle-prattle, that she made him believe that she had
done both honestly and wisely." — 1608. World of Wonders, p. 107. " Chiacchiara
On Some Deficiencies in Our English Dictionaries: Being the ...
She handled the matter so cunningly by her prittle-prattle, that she made him
believe that she had done both honestly and wisely.”1608. World of Wonders, p.
107. “ Chiacchiara, a chat or pritle-pratle.”-1611. Florio's Ital. Diet. “ As it is, it is
Richard Chenevix Trench, 1857
, Pain, Prayer, Praise, Peace and Perfection
This is her story -- and the story of a remarkable faith-filled family that surrounded her.
Nancy Merritt Wiggins, 2012
Or, a Familiar Discourse on the Persons I, ...
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Musarum Deliciae: Or, the Muses Recreation, Contening ...
Of 'Prittle-prattle. i Though th'danger be not great, of all tame cattle, Yet the most
troublesome is Prittle-prattle. 219. In Aulum. Thou still art muttring Aulus in mine
eare, Love me 'and love my Dog : I will I swear, Thou ask'st but right ; and Aulus, ...
The Universal Gallant: Or, the Different Husbands. A Comedy: 4
4. AIR I. If flaunting and ranting, 1 If noise and gallanting, Be all in fine ladies
requir'd; I'll warrant I'll be As fine a lady As ever in town was admir'd. At plays I will
rattle, Tittle-tattle, Tittle-tattle, Prittle-prattle, Prittle-prattle, As gay and as loud as
The Works of Henry Fielding, Esq: In Twelve Volumes, with ...
Tittle-tattle, - Prittle-prattle, * Prittle-prattle, ' As gay and aslou'd as the best ; And
at t'other place, A With a mask on my face,. l'll ask all l see, Do you know me! - Do
you know me? _ _ And te, he, he, * '-* ' " And te, he, he l' At nothing so loud as a ...
The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
'Paris Journal' 3 Such a set of tittle tattle, prittle prattle visitants! Oh dear! I am so
sick of the ceremony and fuss of these fall liill people! So much dressing --chit
chat— complimentary nonsense — In short, a country town is my detestation.
Elizabeth M. Knowles, 1999
AIR I. If flaunting and ranting, If noise and gallanting, Be all in fine ladies requir'd ;
I'll warrant I'll be As fine a lady As ever in town was admir'd. At plays I will rattle,
Tittle-tattle, Tittle-tattle, Prittle-prattle, Prittle-prattle, As gay and as loud as the ...
Henry Fielding, Arthur Murphy, Alexander Chalmers, 1806
Change of air, or, The philosophy of travelling; autumnal ...
... in groups, discussing foreign or domestic politics — while the stranger, from
nine till twelve o'clock, has the supreme felicity to — Hear the pretty ladies talk
Tittle tattle, tittle tattle, Like their pattens, as they walk, Prittle prattle, prittle prattle.
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That is classic official prittle-prattle – suggesting the IMF borrow without providing it with the resources (capital) to engage in such borrowing. «FT.com Blogs, Apr 09»