KITES


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Now he is telling all his wisdom to the kites, but he told me everything before I broke his back.
He was dead, and the kites were coming for him already.
It was strange indeed what influence that weird kite seemed to exercise.
To the birds this was a very poor reason, but the older ones felt grateful to him at this time because he had nursed a number of fledglings through the German measles, and they offered to show him how birds fly a kite. So six of them took the end of the string in their beaks and flew away with it; and to his amazement it flew after them and went even higher than they.
But the kite broke to pieces in the air, and he would have drowned in the Serpentine had he not caught hold of two indignant swans and made them carry him to the island.
Great were the rejoicings when Peter reached the home under the ground almost as soon as Wendy, who had been carried hither and thither by the kite. Every boy had adventures to tell; but perhaps the biggest adventure of all was that they were several hours late for bed.
It is my intention, therefore, to signify, that, as it is the nature of a kite to devour little birds, so is it the nature of such persons as Mrs Wilkins to insult and tyrannize over little people.
I was going away, when he directed my attention to the kite.
The latter and I would have gone out to fly the great kite; but that I had still no other clothes than the anything but ornamental garments with which I had been decorated on the first day, and which confined me to the house, except for an hour after dark, when my aunt, for my health's sake, paraded me up and down on the cliff outside, before going to bed.
The first kites that have completed test flights hang from the ceiling at DTU Skylab.
Khan added that police have received information in Ramazan that people fly kites along the Ravi River after Fajr prayers.
It is said some animal-shaped kites are designed, Beijing people are most famous for their kite flying hobby,added that kite flying has become a popular recreation far and wide in China.