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Let us suppose that two people are using them to look at an arrow on a weathercock a long distance off.
I have no command of my talents such as they are, and have to watch the varyings of my mind as I would a weathercock.
WASHINGTON IRVINGHENRY W. BOYNTON
They are as careful of the age as the weathercock is of the wind.
It was in vain that one party objected to the weathercock politics of Talleyrand.
"While you were asleep, my dear little Madge," answered the Weathercock.
They clucked and chirped, so that the Weathercock heard it; and he heard it, but he never stirred.
WHAT THE MOON SAW: AND OTHER TALESHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
The noise of a cannon is not needed to break his train of thought, it need only be the creaking of a weathercock or a pulley.
"Sure there's a weathercock in the family," said the voice in the crowd.
"He is a weathercock, turning every moment from side to side," said Gardiner, with a contemptuous shrug of the shoulders.
But once, on regaining the open, some one noticed that a weathercock had been struck off one of the gables.
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