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And the quail, perched on the fence-stake, would she address herself to us or to Mr. Robert White down in the meadow?
And he came a step still nearer; and now at last Mary began to dread, but still she did not quail.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
A lugubrious quail doled forth a grating, dismal note at long but measured intervals, offending the ear and depressing the heart.
From the grass nine Indians arose, stooped, and scuttled off like a covey of running quail.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
The whistle of the quail and the flutter of the perdiz, or pheasant, are heard on all sides in the rural and mountain regions.
The fish in the rivers, the quail in the stubble, the deer in the forest, have been protected.
Now and then a rabbit bounded lightly by him, or a quail ran into the bushes.
He said it was a kind of quail, a bird that reposes near Messina when migrating.
CASTELLINARIAHENRY FESTING JONES
He had ruled that timid, trusting girl too long and too imperiously to quail before her disembodied spirit.
SWORD AND GOWNGEORGE A. LAWRENCE
Before he landed, a plump quail buzzed out of the cover like a bullet, to be caught by the fox in mid-air.
WILD FOLKSAMUEL SCOVILLE

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