Peppino, turning around, shouted, "A fowl
for his excellency
It came to pass that the master one day said to her: 'Gretel, there is a guest coming this evening; prepare me two fowls
And he looked round to see if anybody partook of his opinion; but on the contrary, he saw nothing but eager eyes which were devouring, in anticipation, that sublime fowl
which was the object of his contempt.
But, if she was pleased with these, it contained something which would have delighted the Royal Society much more; for if a fowl
with three legs be so invaluable a curiosity, when perhaps time hath produced a thousand such, at what price shall we esteem a bird which so totally contradicts all the laws of animal oeconomy, as to contain a letter in its belly?
They kept themselves alive, unquestionably, and laid now and then an egg, and hatched a chicken; not for any pleasure of their own, but that the world might not absolutely lose what had once been so admirable a breed of fowls
I really thought he was still speaking of the fowl
, until he added, "Because I have got an aged parent at my place.
Liked to put in his days pottering about the little garden he'd made for himself, looking after his flowers and his fowls
, and sit of an evening listening to Gentleman
And if he wished them a skinny fowl
," said Celia, "that would not be nice.
bread, rice, three Dutch cheeses, five pieces of dried goat's flesh (which we lived much upon), and a little remainder of European corn, which had been laid by for some fowls
which we brought to sea with us, but the fowls
This I sat engaged in guessing, but no syllable expressing To the fowl
whose fiery eyes now burned into my bosom's core; This and more I sat divining, with my head at ease reclining On the cushion's velvet lining that the lamplght gloated o'er, But whose velvet violet lining with the lamplight gloating o'er, She shall press, ah, nevermore!
Much I marvelled this ungainly fowl
to hear discourse so plainly, Though its answer little meaning--little relevancy bore; For we cannot help agreeing that no living human being Ever yet was blessed with seeing bird above his chamber door-- Bird or beast upon the sculptured bust above his chamber door, With such name as "Nevermore.
Outward bound, and off the pitch of Cape Horn, he used to sit on the taffrail, and keep the steward loading three or four old fowling pieces, with which he would bring down albatrosses, Cape pigeons, jays, petrels, and divers other marine fowl
, who followed chattering in our wake.