So Jurgis found himself in a large hall, elaborately decorated with flags and bunting
; and after the chairman had made his little speech, and the orator of the evening rose up, amid an uproar from the band--only fancy the emotions of Jurgis upon making the discovery that the personage was none other than the famous and eloquent Senator Spareshanks, who had addressed the "Doyle Republican Association" at the stockyards, and helped to elect Mike Scully's tenpin setter to the Chicago Board of Aldermen!
It is quite possible that in many cases this spirited display of bunting
by a city already surrendered was the outcome of the innocent informality of the American mind, but it is also undeniable thatin many it was a deliberate indication that the people "felt wicked."
So next day at dawn they took it up on the poop, covering its face with a bit of bunting
; he read a short prayer, and then, just as it was, in its oilskins and long boots, they launched it amongst those mountainous seas that seemed ready every moment to swallow up the ship herself and the terrified lives on board of her.
He saw the trolleys hurrying west, in the hot, hazy morning, full of women in light summer dresses, and white-faced straw- hatted men fresh from Boston desks; the stack of bicycles outside the post-office; the come-and-go of busy officials, greeting one another; the slow flick and swash of bunting
in the heavy air; and the important man with a hose sluicing the brick sidewalk.
Some stars, lilies, leopards, a crescent, a lion, an eagle, or other figure which came into credit God knows how, on an old rag of bunting
, blowing in the wind on a fort at the ends of the earth, shall make the blood tingle under the rudest or the most conventional exterior.
The charity's new "Corn Buntings
in the Community" project will provide free corn bunting
seed mix to farmers and landowners.
ISLAMABAD -- The preparations of political parties' workers and supporters are in full swing with colourful dresses and other accessories besides flags, buntings
, badges, wrist and head bands etc matching the colors of their respective party flags ahead of General Election 2018.
ISLAMABAD:The preparations of political parties workers and supporters are in full swing with colourful dresses and other accessories besides flags, buntings
, badges, wrist and headbands etc matching the colours of their respective party flags ahead of the general election.
The Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) Youth chief said he will lodge a police report after several of his buntings
were torn down, and at least two campaign banners were defaced.
Individuals are unusual, however, because snow buntings
do tend to stick together in small groups.
In his transcription, Corning (1929:69) wrote: "Mirth all about us, the Cardinals, the Iowa Buntings
, the Meadow Larks, and Many Spcies of
banded during the winter in southern Ontario have been resighted and recaptured at stopover sites between the St.
TARGETED wildlife-friendly farming measures help boost numbers of corn buntings
, which have seen populations crash countrywide, research by conservationists has shown.
Since then I've occasionally tried to reproduce the song of a corn bunting
by rattling my keys, with no great effect - I just look silly and the corn buntings
just look offended, before flying off uttering irritated "tic tic" calls of reproach.
Soon after an eccentric boarder takes up residence with the virtually penniless Buntings
, a series of murders occur in London.