On their saying, "Father, what kind of bird is it?' he replied, "To my certain knowledge he is a Daw
; but he would like you to think an Eagle."
We may not forgo The chanting of the daw
The stork also, That maketh her nest In chimnies to rest.
For instance, those people had inherited the idea that all men without title and a long pedigree, whether they had great natural gifts and acquirements or hadn't, were creatures of no more consideration than so many animals, bugs, insects; whereas I had inherited the idea that human daws
who can consent to masquerade in the peacock-shams of inherited dignities and un- earned titles, are of no good but to be laughed at.
'The little chattering daws
of men,' Richard Realf called them the night he died."
Straight flew the arrow, and all shouted till the very flags that waved in the breeze shook with the sound, and the rooks and daws
flew clamoring about the roofs of the old gray tower, for the shaft had lodged close beside the spot that marked the very center.
always found out some day or other and pecked out of the cage by the real daws
Nor was it that the figs were moist and pulpy, or that the French plums blushed in modest tartness from their highly-decorated boxes, or that everything was good to eat and in its Christmas dress; but the customers were all so hurried and so eager in the hopeful promise of the day, that they tumbled up against each other at the door, crashing their wicker baskets wildly, and left their purchases upon the counter, and came running back to fetch them, and committed hundreds of the like mistakes, in the best humour possible; while the Grocer and his people were so frank and fresh that the polished hearts with which they fastened their aprons behind might have been their own, worn outside for general inspection, and for Christmas daws
to peck at if they chose.
Patroclus was enraged by the death of his comrade, and sped through the front ranks as swiftly as a hawk that swoops down on a flock of daws
SET TO CLOSE Daw
Mill Colliery near Coventry in Warwickshire
Mill men taking voluntary redundancy from the UK pit are starting new lives in the Australian coalfields as the clock ticks towards the Midland mine's closure in March 2014.
Aung San Suu Kyi accepted the invitation during a recent meeting with UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe at her residence in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar's capital city.
Teens who had inherited one long and one short gene reported rates of alcohol and cigarette use that fell in between those of the other two groups, regardless of how much substance use occurred at their schools, Daw
and his colleagues found.