whippoorwill


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American nocturnal goatsucker with grey-and-white plumage

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Below Talquin Dam," says DuBree of Whippoorwill Sportsman's Lodge, "the fish have access to the Gulf and they've caught them as big as 40 pounds there.
NASDAQ: AMIE), a US-based cruise and travel company, has entered into an agreement with Whippoorwill Associates, Inc, a US-based investment management company.
Istithmar, along with Whippoorwill Associates Inc, will invest $25 million in the company once it exits Chapter 11, the statement said.
Two smoke curls rising from an ashtray, intertwined, the browned wisps undulating like the call of a whippoorwill.
The foursome - Dave Wilson, John Teer, Chandler Holt and Greg Readling - have a new album, simply titled IV, to follow-up the success of Speed Of The Whippoorwill (Yep Roc Records).
March Anne and her friends perform their rituals according to the signs of nature, the swirling of seedpods from a tree, the cry of a whippoorwill, the maturing of the watermelons.
From somewhere in the distance, the melancholy song of a whippoorwill would quiver in the starry stillness, reminding me of the past.
I remember the call of the whippoorwill in the predawn and the happy bobolink in the deep grass.
Whippoorwill Hollow Organic Farm, Walnut Grove, GA.
The assets of Whippoorwill Heights Partnership and the Sierra Hills Partnership.
The financial restructuring is being led by a group of its previous lenders, including Oaktree Capital in Los Angeles, and Whippoorwill Associates in White Plains, N.
With the bonds trading at 15-20 cents on the dollar and the stock at 3 cents, the Ad Hoc Bondholders' Committee, chaired by David Strumwasser of Whippoorwill Associates, decided to pursue an operating, financial and strategic turnaround.
His live album Courier hit the streets in 2001, garnering high praise, and he expects to release his next studio album, tentatively titled So Says the Whippoorwill, February.
For several years he even took up oil painting, accomplishing several portraits of poet Kenward Elmslie's whippet, Whippoorwill, lounging as a sumptuous white odalisque on a putrid green velvet sofa in Vermont.
We go because the weight of the hammer, the call of the whippoorwill, the log falling apart and scattering flesh sparklight across faces, reminds us of a preindustrial era when time went by the season and not according to the Timex Indiglo.