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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Rattle
 
  She rattles away like a woman’s tongue.
            —William H. Ainsworth
  1
  Rattled in his ear like coins dropped on a barroom floor.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Rattled like a parchment drum.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Rattle like peas in a bladder.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Rattled like a pair of castanets.
            —Alphonse Daudet
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                His bones
Rattle in his skin, like beans tossed in a bladder.
            —Philip Massinger
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  Rattled like shutters in a blast.
            —Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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