For a time they sat about, all pulling at clay pipes and chirruping
and laughing in queer thin falsettos at the events of the night and the previous afternoon.
There was a rustle of chirruping
sparrows in the green lacquer leaves of the ivy, and the blue cloud-shadows chased themselves across the grass like swallows.
Believing their danger past, they sprang from their ambush and, chirruping
something in their shrill little voices and holding up their skirts, their bare little sunburned feet scampered merrily and quickly across the meadow grass.
he asked, changing the reins to both hands and chirruping
the horses, which went out with a jerk in an immediacy of action that was new to her.
At the approach of spring the red squirrels got under my house, two at a time, directly under my feet as I sat reading or writing, and kept up the queerest chuckling and chirruping
and vocal pirouetting and gurgling sounds that ever were heard; and when I stamped they only chirruped the louder, as if past all fear and respect in their mad pranks, defying humanity to stop them.
Certain stray locks of decidedly curly hair, too, had escaped here and there, and had to be coaxed and cajoled into their place again; and then the new comer, who might have been five-and-twenty, turned from the small looking-glass, before which she had been making these arrangements, and looked well pleased,--as most people who looked at her might have been,--for she was decidedly a wholesome, whole-hearted, chirruping
little woman, as ever gladdened man's heart withal.
A slight noise -like, and yet not like, the chirruping
of a bird -- caught her ear as she approached the summer-house.
The small chirruping
voice that uttered this request came from a little sunny-haired girl between three and four, who, seated on a high chair at the end of the ironing table, was arduously clutching the handle of a miniature iron with her tiny fat fist, and ironing rags with an assiduity that required her to put her little red tongue out as far as anatomy would allow.
Damien Green, Mrs May's Uriah Heap, or de facto Deputy Prime Minister if you prefer, admits that Boris is unsackable, while chirruping
that his bombshell intervention might have been better timed.
Sand martins flit overhead chirruping
as they collect flying insects to feed their young in their burrows.
These songs throb with lust for life, chirruping
Afro beat guitars and potent flair.
She hears a chirruping
noise in one of the trees, and wonders if it is a bird like the one in the story, but when she looks up it's gone.