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Talkativeness

Balwhidder
kind but loquacious Presbyterian clergyman. [Br. Lit.: Annals of the Parish]
Bates, Miss
goodhearted purveyor of trivia and harmless gossip. [Br. Lit.: Emma]
Bernstein, Baroness
(Beatrix Esmond) loquaciously amusing, venomous, or coarse character. [Br. Lit.: The Virginians]
blarney stone
whoever kisses the stone “will never want for words.” [Irish Folklore: Leach, 147]
Brigidda, Monna
unstoppable talker and gossiper. [Br. Lit.: George Eliot Romola]
cicada
symbol of talkativeness because of its constant, strident noise. [Folklore: Jobes, 338]
daisies
the flowers chatter incessantly at Alice. [Children’s Lit.: Through the Looking-Glass]
Echo
beautiful nymph who, by her constant talk, kept Hera away from Zeus. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 89]
Kenge, Mr
. garrulous soldier; nicknamed “conversation Kenge.” [Br. Lit.: Bleak House]
Old Woman of Gloucester
talkative woman displeased with her more talkative parrot. [Nurs. Rhyme: Mother Goose, 112]
parrot
chattering bird; mimics human speech. [Animal Symbol-ism: Mercatante, 157]
Polonius
wordy, “wretched, rash, intruding fool.” [Br. Lit.: Hamlet]
Trim, Corporal
dutiful attendant of Uncle Toby; distinguished for volubility. [Br. Lit.: Tristram Shandy]
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