George Willard was the re- porter on the Winesburg Eagle and sometimes in the evenings he walked out along the highway to Wing
When danger threatened, he was prepared; but he was not forever courting disaster, and so it was that when about one o'clock in the morning of the fifteenth, he heard the dismal flapping of giant wings
overhead, he was neither surprised nor frightened but idly prepared for an attack he had known might reasonably be expected.
To enable the reader the better to understand the disposition of these parts of the dwelling, I annex a plan of the first floor of the right wing
, drawn by Rouletabille the day after the extraordinary phenomenon occurred, the details of which I am about to relate.
But in each individual new species, the embryonic fore-limbs will differ greatly from the fore-limbs in the mature animal; the limbs in the latter having undergone much modification at a rather late period of life, and having thus been converted into hands, or paddles, or wings
And when you see one of them come sailing around with one wing
tipped up and t'other down, you make up your mind he is saying to himself: 'I wish Mary Ann in Arkansaw could see me now.
To tear a wing
from one would cause it exquisite torture and it would soon die in great agony.
His right wing
caught it first--a sudden, sharp puff that lifted and tilted the monoplane and threatened to capsize it.
Now I can go with you," said she, "but see, I can no longer step from the bank to yonder stone, for the brook seems now like a great river, and you have not given me wings
Four membranous wings
covered with little colored scales of metallic appearance; mouth forming a rolled proboscis, produced by an elongation of the jaws, upon the sides of which are found the rudiments of mandibles and downy palpi; the inferior wings
retained to the superior by a stiff hair; antennae in the form of an elongated club, prismatic; abdomen pointed, The Death's -- headed Sphinx has occasioned much terror among the vulgar, at times, by the melancholy kind of cry which it utters, and the insignia of death which it wears upon its corslet.
they unhook the hinges of their wings
and put them in a corner until they wake up again.
Put most on the wings
," said Nick Chopper; "for they must be made as strong as possible.
It is just wings
, and wings
, and wings
, till you are weary: turkeys, and geese, and bats, and butterflies, and angels, and grasshoppers, and flying-fish, and - well, there is really no end to the tribe; it gives me the heaves just to think of it.