Your excellency has 5,050,000 francs in your pocket; that will be fifty fowls
at 100,000 francs apiece, and half a fowl
for the 50,000.
Then she went and put the fowls
down again to the fire, basted them, and drove the spit merrily round.
That, of course, came first (incorrectly); and it reminded me of my thirst, which the blood of the fowls
had so very partially appeased.
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
We left him bestirring himself to feed the fowls
, and we sat down to our punch in the arbour; where Wemmick told me as he smoked a pipe that it had taken him a good many years to bring the property up to its present pitch of perfection.
The idea of being led up to the Doctor with Arthur for bagging fowls
quite unmans and takes half the run out of him.
Persisting, Bella gave her attention to one thing and forgot the other, and gave her attention to the other and forgot the third, and remembering the third was distracted by the fourth, and made amends whenever she went wrong by giving the unfortunate fowls
an extra spin, which made their chance of ever getting cooked exceedingly doubtful.
Your notion of a fowl
is an ugly bird with a green tail, a Wellington nose, and--gimme a bit of cheese.
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.
Outward bound, and off the pitch of Cape Horn, he used to sit on the taffrail, and keep the steward loading three or four old fowling pieces, with which he would bring down albatrosses, Cape pigeons, jays, petrels, and divers other marine fowl
, who followed chattering in our wake.
The poor fowl
was thin, and covered with one of those thick, bristly skins through which the teeth cannot penetrate with all their efforts.
And Sophia, herself, after some little consideration, began to dissect the fowl
, which she found to be as full of eggs as George had reported it.
You were only an ordinary fellow as an eagle; but as an old rooster you are a fowl
of incomparable distinction.
A POLITICIAN seeing a fat Turkey which he wanted for dinner, baited a hook with a grain of corn and dragged it before the fowl
at the end of a long and almost invisible line.
Much I marvelled this ungainly fowl
to hear discourse so plainly, Though its answer little meaning -- little relevancy bore; For we cannot help agreeing that no living human being Ever yet was blessed with seeing bird above his chamber door -- Bird or beast upon the sculptured bust above his chamber door, With such name as "Nevermore.