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CROWSCommon Remotely Operated Weapon Station
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Hence, we are told, is derived their name, given to them on account of their unsettled and predatory habits; winging their flight, like the crows, from one side of the mountains to the other, and making free booty of everything that lies in their way.
These hordes of villains being broken up and dispersed, Rose had betaken himself to the wilderness, and associated himself with the Crows, whose predatory habits were congenial with his own, had married a woman of the tribe, and, in short, had identified himself with those vagrant savages.
The Crows and Blackfeet, upon the whole, are enemies worthy of each other, being rogues and ruffians of the first water.
In the course of their fraternal caresses, the Crows had contrived to empty the pockets of their white brothers; to abstract the very buttons from their coats, and, above all, to make free with their hunting knives.
They remarked one precaution of the Crows with respect to their horses; to protect their hoofs from the sharp and jagged rocks among which they had to pass, they had covered them with shoes of buffalo hide.
After the crows had gone I thought this over, and decided I would try hard to get some brains.
Any crow of sense could see that you are only stuffed with straw.
I felt sad at this, for it showed I was not such a good Scarecrow after all; but the old crow comforted me, saying,
At the same moment the crow appeared and hopped all round the room with joy.
So she lived in solitude all the daytime, and at night she would have been frightened, had she not been so brave; but every day the crow came and thanked her for her endurance, and assured her that his sufferings were far less than they had been.
I am sorry," said the Owl, "to have to contradict the Crow, my famous friend and colleague.
When the dead weep, they are beginning to recover," said the Crow solemnly.