Here, your excellency," said Peppino, taking the fowl
from the young bandit and placing it on the worm-eaten table, which with the stool and the goat-skin bed formed the entire furniture of the cell.
Then she went and put the fowls
down again to the fire, basted them, and drove the spit merrily round.
In the place of the fowl
a dish of haricot beans made its appearance--an enormous dish in which some bones of mutton that at first sight one might have believed to have some meat on them pretended to show themselves.
in Europe, and perhaps in a fruitless enquiry; yet the reader, by barely recollecting the last dialogue which passed between Messieurs Jones and Partridge, will be very easily satisfied from whence this letter came, and how it found its passage into the fowl
The girl ran into the house to get some crumbs of bread, cold potatoes, and other such scraps as were suitable to the accommodating appetite of fowls
At the back, there's a pig, and there are fowls
and rabbits; then, I knock together my own little frame, you see, and grow cucumbers; and you'll judge at supper what sort of a salad I can raise.
Yet I saw abundance of fowls
, but knew not their kinds; neither when I killed them could I tell what was fit for food, and what not.
This I sat engaged in guessing, but no syllable expressing To the fowl
whose fiery eyes now burned into my bosom's core; This and more I sat divining, with my head at ease reclining On the cushion's velvet lining that the lamp-light gloated o'er, But whose velvet violet lining with the lamp-light gloating o'er She shall press, ah, nevermore!
All that afternoon the rocky sides of the valley rang with successive reports, and the superb plumage of many a beautiful fowl
was ruffled by the fatal bullet.
D'Artagnan placed himself at the table, and began a hearty attack upon his fowl
You may kill every fowl
i' the yard if you like, Bessy; but I shall ask neither aunt nor uncle what I'm to do wi' my own lad," said Mr.
slowly it floats more and more away, the water round it torn and splashed by the insatiate sharks, and the air above vexed with rapacious flights of screaming fowls
, whose beaks are like so many insulting poniards in the whale.
To the frayed ends I tied my fowls
by the legs, with the most foolish pride in my own cunning.
Of course, all sorts of depredators visited the place from time to time: foxes and gipsies wrought havoc in the night; while in the daytime, I regret to have to confess that visits from the Rugby boys, and consequent disappearances of ancient and respectable fowls
were not unfrequent.
It was the family custom when the day recurred, to sacrifice a pair of fowls
on the altar of Hymen; and Bella had sent a note beforehand, to intimate that she would bring the votive offering with her.