Yonder was Arthur, King of Britain; yonder was Guenever; yes, and whole tribes of little provincial kings and kinglets
; and in the tented camp yonder, renowned knights from many lands; and likewise the selectest body known to chivalry, the Knights of the Table Round, the most illustrious in Christendom; and biggest fact of all, the very sun of their shining system was yonder couching his lance, the focal point of forty thousand adoring eyes; and all by myself, here was I laying for him.
She liked men and women, and she spoke of them - of kinglets
she had known in the past; of her own youth and beauty; of the depredations of leopards and the eccentricities of love Asiatic; of the incidence of taxation, rack-renting, funeral ceremonies, her son-in-law (this by allusion, easy to be followed), the care of the young, and the age's lack of decency.
B.C.), minister and kinsman of a petty kinglet
under the Chou dynasty, whose `Li Sao', literally translated `Falling into Trouble', is partly autobiography and partly imagination.
Everything from catbirds and kinglets
to thrushes and woodpeckers are happy to dine at the Ivy Cafe.
For example, PS Flycatchers and GC Kinglets
reached maximum abundance in old-growth forest and were extirpated or nearly so from 15% treatments, whereas Juncos were abundant and increased in all stand ages (Carey and others 1991; Manuwal 1991).
The book is driven by the author's curiosity, which leads him to undertake rather bizarre experiments using live or dead animals, such as comparing the body cooling rates of feathered or plucked kinglets
and seeing how many sunflower seeds will fit inside a chipmunk's cheek pouches.
A little woman as their queen, the Spartans said, would degenerate their royal breed by producing mere 'kinglets
.' And kinglets
are no kings in carriage, conduct and comportment.
And don't forget all the spring and fall migrants, birds like warblers and kinglets
, that rely on insect protein all year long.
Considering their prominence in this forest, ashes and elms were not as strongly selected (except by Ruby-crowned Kinglets
, Rose-breasted Grosbeaks and Blue gray gnatcatchers), but consistent avoidance of cottonwood seems notable.
She now shares the landscape with kinglets
, goldfinches, hummingbirds, and chickadees.
"Mixed winter flocks of our resident Carolina chickadees and tufted titmice, joined by overwintering kinglets
and more, always amuse me with their noisy defiance of an otherwise quiet winter woods," Mason says with a smile.
If his ears are good, he'll hear the high-pitched, soft foraging calls of kinglets
and brown creepers looking for spiders and other arthropods under the bark of tree trunks.