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The old dowager's voice toned down, and she pulled her black feathers straight upon her head.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Admiration for brilliant colours, for moving things, such as feathers, is common to the two.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
"They're great pink birds, without any feathers on 'em," replied the Hole-keeper, solemnly.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Many of the officials had on high-crowned hats decorated with bunches of feathers and crimson tassels.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
The Red Feathers has not yet been produced, one reason being (perhaps) that it has never been offered to anybody.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
They went away feeling ready for any trouble in reason, and they gave Leo more peacock feathers and pence than he could count.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
The male Black Redstart has also a white patch on the wing caused by the pale, nearly white, margins of the feathers.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
The young birds of the year, in their first feathers, cannot be distinguished, and the same may be said of the eggs.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
Perhaps it was as well that she allowed such responsibilities to slip past her like water running off the feathers of a duck.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
"Kind of look careful along toward the end—in the tail feathers of it, so to speak," he advised.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND

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