bird ill omen quotes - 10 of
It was the owl that shrieked, the fatal bellman,
Which gives the stern'st good night.
The screech-owl, screeching loud,
Puts the wretch that lies in woe In remembrance of a shroud.
Don't pay any attention to Ah Ling. He has a mania for quoting Confucius. And Charlie Chan.
The caged bird sings
with a fearful trill ...
As the births of living creatures, at first, are ill-shapen: so are all Innovations, which are the births of time.
Jack and Joan they think no ill,
But loving live, and merry still; ...
Mr. Bok is giving the bird sanctuary as a tract of land at this place. He is dedicating it as a bird sanctuary and putting up thes
A Bird came down the Walk--
He did not know I saw-- He bit an Angleworm in halves
I have wished a bird would fly away,
And not sing by my house all day....
A bird half wakened in the lunar noon
Sang halfway through its little inborn tune.
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