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A number of peacocks, silver-pheasants, mandarin-ducks, and deer are preserved in their gardens.
They killed several peacocks; the enraged people fell upon them and ill-used them in such a way that they shortly afterwards died.
The hedges are shaped into peacocks, and not unfrequently into ladies and gentlemen dancing a minuet.
It was a show to be proud of, and in point of colour resembling solar spectrums, or peacocks' tails.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
What are those strange-looking beasts mincing along like gigantic peacocks?
There is a special point for us to observe in those dark peacocks.
According to another source the sacrifice to the evil spirit is said to have consisted of nine red cocks, and nine peacocks eyes.
IRISH WITCHCRAFT AND DEMONOLOGYST. JOHN D. (ST. JOHN DRELINCOURT) SEYMOUR
In this one traces of peacocks and other figures in fresco, ornamenting the divisions between the rows, are still visible.
Women may be vain as peacocks, but for prinking, dandifying vanity, commend me to a pair of foreign war-captains.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
Then John looks after the staggery; Henry works the coloured fountain; and Peter paints the peacocks' tails.
HAPPY DAYSALAN ALEXANDER MILNE

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