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This beautiful damsel, in all probability, was the favorite wife whose fate makes so tragic an incident in the story of the Blackbird.
At length one of his warriors brought in a small child, and laying it on the ground, placed the foot of the Blackbird upon its neck.
When the general horror and dismay was at its height, the Blackbird himself was struck down with the malady.
It was the dying command of the Blackbird that his tomb should be on the summit of this hill, in which he should be interred, seated on his favorite horse, that he might overlook his ancient domain, and behold the barks of the white men as they came up the river to trade with his people.
Yet the hill of the Blackbird continues an object of veneration to the wandering savage, and a landmark to the voyager of the Missouri; and as the civilized traveller comes within sight of its spell-bound crest, the mound is pointed out to him from afar, which still incloses the grim skeletons of the Indian warrior and his horse.
Tim Linkinwater, give me your snuff-box as a remembrance to brother Charles and myself of an attached and faithful rascal, and take that, in exchange, as a feeble mark of our respect and esteem, and don't open it until you go to bed, and never say another word upon the subject, or I'll kill the blackbird.
That puppet yonder," thought Mother Rigby, still with her eyes fixed on the scarecrow, "is too good a piece of work to stand all summer in a corn-patch, frightening away the crows and blackbirds.
Yes, it's almost spring and our pole will be the perfect spot for one of nature's most tuneful singers - the blackbird.
Rezvani's Beast Alpha X supercar is fast, but for those who feel a deeper need for speed, they've released a special edition it calls the Blackbird.
On one memorable occasion, Edinburgh's Princes Street Gardens were vocally illuminated by a blackbird in full voice on a Christmas Eve, comfortably overcoming competition from the roaring traffic and the 'piped music' which these days seems to be a mandatory element at Christmas
With a plan to operate business charters to the United States, Blackbird Air is seeking from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) a foreign air carrier license.
Blackbird Interactive is rolling out a new patch for its real-time strategy video game called "Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak.
First proposed in the late 1950s, the Blackbird was fully developed in 1964, and used heavily over battlefields in Vietnam and later the Middle East.
The Blackbird evaded all 4,000 missiles fired at it and, to this day, remains the only Air Force aircraft to never lose a crewmember associated with it; whether in the air or on the ground.
Airline startup Blackbird has reported its plans to launch initial service of local flights in California using an Uber-like process, beginning January 2017, the company said.