We have such funny times, and now I can enjoy them, for everyone is so desperately good, it's like living in a nest of turtledoves
She hid them in a thick cloud, and Simois made ambrosia spring up for them to eat; the two goddesses then went on, flying like turtledoves
in their eagerness to help the Argives.
The second day, she received two turtledoves
and another partridge in a pear tree.
The three species ranged from red-eyed doves about the size of rock pigeons (though thankfully slower-flying), to Cape turtledoves
the size of North American mourning doves, to even smaller laughing doves.
13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- During the 12 Days of Christmas, our true loves send some pretty interesting gifts: turtledoves
, swans, geese and other presents that are probably not the best gift ideas.
Vintage signs, pink geraniums, and an antique birdcage with turtledoves
greeted guests as they entered the ballroom.
He accompanies Mary and the Christ Child to the Temple on the occasion of the Hebrew purification rites for firstborn males and their mothers, making the offering of "two turtledoves
or two young pigeons," that is, the offering of the poor (Lk 2:22-38).
TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] There are such fowl that they have no gall, like the turtledoves
and pigeons, and these are not to be forbidden, the reason being that the entire species is that way, and the tsvi has no gall in its liver, but has [it] down, next to its tail.
At the presentation of Jesus in the Temple, Joseph and Mary, despite the friendship of these shepherds, were still so impoverished that they could not afford a lamb of the first year, hence lacked three guilders, and therefore fulfilled the requirements of the sacrifice with a pair of turtledoves
as was permitted the poor in Leviticus 12:8.
The hunting season got off to a flying start on Sunday with a 76 per cent increase in woodpigeons killed and marginally fewer turtledoves
Another two species giving "cause for concern" are corn buntings and turtledoves
, both of which no longer breed every year in Wales.
Throughout the Bible, without exception, turtledoves
and young pigeons are always listed as the birds used in a bird offering.