He felt her heat pressing through their clothes, the quick patter of her heart like a bird beating at the cage of her ribs.
Then he heard the quick patter of heels.
He heard the quick patter of investigating feet.
He chased dutifully, if strenuously, after Rossini's quick patter and seemed happy to take part in Mr. Edwards's physical comedy.
She waited motionlessly, listening, and she heard a little wind shake the tree-tops, bringing down a sudden quick patter of droplets.
They left him hanging in tatters with trailing wings and the quick patter of blood slowing to a dark steady drip.
As soon as the shadows had fallen about them and the road behind was dim, he had heard again the quick patter of feet.
The quick little patter of his feet had hardly died away before he was back again with the glasses.
The warmth of him, the quick patter of his heart, leak through my grimy shirt.
A quick patter of feet along the passage and then Stephen half dressed with a peignoir thrown over her, swept into the room.