Jemima Puddle-duck was rather surprised to find such a vast quantity of feathers
and when man wanted their flesh, their skins, or their feathers
, there’s the place to seek them.
At that moment the man with the feathers
ceased to gesticulate, and, with his hands placed upon his knees, was following, half-bent, the effort of six workmen to raise a block of hewn stone to the top of a piece of timber destined to support that stone, so that the cord of the crane might be passed under it.
Among the recruits who had enlisted he distributed feathers
and ostrich plumes.
The party went to the theater, where they saw a play acted by foxes dressed in costumes of brilliantly colored feathers
But suddenly the bunch of feathers
stopped whirling, and then, to her amazement, the girl saw Billina crouching upon the prostrate form of a speckled rooster.
I am laughing because, in preening my feathers
, I tickled myself under the wings.
Iwanich thanked the bird, and placing the feather
beside the scale he drove the horses home.
They hunted till darkness came on, but they found Not a button, or feather
, or mark, By which they could tell that they stood on the ground Where the Baker had met with the Snark.
But the arrow did the bird no harm; only it dropped a golden feather
from its tail, and then flew away.
Her touch enabled her to recognize them in a moment, and to discover if a single feather
were crippled or draggled.
And there in fact was Sonya lying face downward on Nurse's dirty feather
bed on the top of the chest, crumpling her gauzy pink dress under her, hiding her face with her slender fingers, and sobbing so convulsively that her bare little shoulders shook.
The note was written on a broad, white feather
from a stork's wing, and it said:
Janet loved me for it, just as she detested poor Esther because Esther had said so much shade was unhygienic and had objected to sleeping on a feather
We'll drink all together To the gray goose feather
And the land where the gray goose flew.