No one spoke and the only sounds heard were the clatter of knives and the munching of the lieutenant.
With a clatter and scrape, the rocking chair turned on its side and skid several feet across the porch.
The scraping of leather against leather, the hollow clatter of stone and shale, the rustle of whatever creature settled behind her.
They could not see the speeding horse, but they heard the clatter of its hoofs far down the road, and they understood the cry, "Up! up! and defend yourselves!"
The copper tray hit the bottom of the can with a loud clatter, spewing ashes into the stale office air.
Then the strains of the count's household band were replaced by the clatter of knives and forks, the voices of visitors, and the soft steps of the footmen.
In the first the smaller disk was placed on the top of the rod, and the object of the player was to dislodge it with a cast of the wine, so that it would fall with a clatter on the larger disk below.
She slammed the door to the bathing chamber, flinching at the sounds of a loud curse and the clatter of a table smashing into the stone wall.
After they had gone Pierre approached Prince Andrew and was about to start a conversation when they heard the clatter of three horses' hoofs on the road not far from the shed, and looking in that direction Prince Andrew recognized Wolzogen and Clausewitz accompanied by a Cossack.
The wax candles burned brightly, the silver and crystal gleamed, so did the ladies' toilets and the gold and silver of the men's epaulets; servants in scarlet liveries moved round the table, the clatter of plates, knives, and glasses mingled with the animated hum of several conversations.
In battle he was always under fire, so that Kutuzov reproved him for it and feared to send him to the front, and like Dokhturov he was one of those unnoticed cogwheels that, without clatter or noise, constitute the most essential part of the machine.
But the noise and clatter seemed as dreadful to them as Jim's heels, for all who were able swiftly turned and flew away to a great distance.
From the carriages emerged men wearing uniforms, stars, and ribbons, while ladies in satin and ermine cautiously descended the carriage steps which were let down for them with a clatter, and then walked hurriedly and noiselessly over the baize at the entrance.
She dropped her plate into the sink with a loud clatter.
It arched high and came down with a clatter.
It was well past the rescheduled reservation time when a mispronounced version of Cynthia's name was called and they were led through a babble of conversation and a clatter of silverware to a corner table, remarkably, one with a view of the now-darkened bay.
I hear him leading his horse out of the stall, I hear the clatter on the barn floor.
I pulled a table with milk vessels and a few pots with me, making a big clatter.
It dropped quickly to the floor with a loud clatter.
His sword made a great clatter, as if the shop were too small for it.
clatter away in your ignorance, with never any reflection!
clatter down even faster.
clatter off at speed across the lawn.
clatter of hoofs.
clatter of wickets by our bowlers even scarcer.
clatter of the horses ' hooves in the street below, the murmur of the workmen playing morra next door.
clatter of wee feet and chatter.
milk floats give a particular clatter each time they go over these humps - no matter how slowly they try to go.
Trains clatter overhead on the top tier, while on the lower level barely controlled chaos reigns.
resound With the clatter of Old Iron, begged or found?
In the quiet, one-room shanty, the clatter of metal on metal sounded like freight cars coupling as she chambered a bullet.
This was Howell Davies of Pembrokeshire, whose ministry was modelled on that of his master, Griffith Jones, but with rather more clatter in his thunder.
A peal of merry laughter answered her, and the knives and forks fell to the plates with a clatter.
Why does Mitton Cause the streets of Cambridge to resound With the clatter of Old Iron, begged or found?
When the clock hands reach a certain time, the bells clang and clatter until a sleepy hand gropes for the switch to turn the clock off.
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