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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HATCHING

If it had been spread over, say six months, the hatching might have got fixed right.

Hens set twenty days, and convenient places should be provided for their laying, which will also serve for setting and hatching.

"I'm no' so sure it will not come to a hatching yet," said Sir Archy, with a dry shake of the head.

What rascally treachery have you been hatching since I saw you?

Then each day from the second to that of hatching remove an egg, break it, and examine it.

The hatching time was drawing near, and it was a most exciting period.

"They are hatching out something, that is sure," remarked Jack.

He was sure they were hatching a villainous plot of some kind.

They are hatching out some marvelous schemes to write a play together.

They had not had very good luck at the hatching this season.