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The dogs have struck the running trail, and their action is totally different from what it was with the first covey.
Now Sancho comes up and catches the cold trail, for a covey has certainly been in that place to-day.
From the grass nine Indians arose, stooped, and scuttled off like a covey of running quail.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
We were just in time to see Pritchard disappear into a vineyard, and a moment afterwards he raised a covey of partridges.
If spared by boys and house cats until the hunting season began he would captain a covey.
Thus a partridge will tumble along before a sportsman, in order to draw away the dogs from her helpless covey.
One startled bird would fly up, followed by several more; then a whole covey would disturb the rest of the flock.
Knights, if I had known you would have let this covey of partridges sit thus long upon their knees under my signpost.
The air, freshening with a coming covey of clouds, swayed the tops of the trees with mournful sound.
DAVID DUNNEBELLE KANARIS MANIATES
Kim ducked under a Mewar camel-driver's greasy armpit and cannoned off a covey of jabbering Sikh matrons.
KIMRUDYARD KIPLING

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