56 adjectives to describe cages
But at last she had made a dear little cage, all woven of spring flowers and leaves, and put food in it.
The sudden transition from being the admired of all beholders, "the cynosure of neighbouring eyes," the witty belle whose every word and look were treasured up, to the hopeless condition of a bird pining in a gilded cage, was very hard to bear.
They were then put in a sort of wooden cage, let down by chains from a huge wooden beam, and swung round in the air like the unloading cranes of a great city, over the surf to a high platform on the land.
" Barney was lying at the far end of the narrow, boarded cage.
It hung now in the pretty cage in her prettiest room, and sometimes sang in the middle of the night.
Another day, a lady gave Jack Morris a canary cage as a present for Carl.
Happy if when thy snare availed to make the prize thine own, Thou hadst secured the golden cage before the bird was flown.
Figure 12 is a ground plan, drawn to scale, of the laboratory and the adjoining cages, showing the relations of the several rooms of the laboratory among themselves and to the nine cages.
I walked away behind the hyena cage, and Mr. Lion got up and stretched himself, and walked to the place where I put the paper of snuff, put his foot on it and broke the paper, and then he put his nose down and sniffed a sniff that drew the whole of the snuff up into his nose and lungs, and insides generally.
On the landing he met Sir James Norris and Mrs. Cazenove, who stared with astonishment on perceiving that the detective carried in his hand the parrot-cage.
So wide is this vast cage of misery That flight and change lead to no happier place.
Beside the driver of a truck carrying a closed cage marked, "Buffalo," stood grandpa.
All the rest of that day Weyman and Henri worked to build a stout cage of saplings, and when it was finished, the two prisoners were placed in it.
Is it because Marmion of Fontenaye is present?" The Knight replied: "Norham Castle is a grim, dull cage for a bird so beautiful as the lady of Heron, and with my consent she sits with the noble and fair Queen Margaret, the bride of royal James.
They were, besides, bound to part the male and female birds in separate cages with tickets on them, so that purchasers might not be deceived; and, in case of dispute on this point, some sworn inspectors were appointed as arbitrators.
Below this the square cage in which people who have climbed the stairs are standing; seems to be ten or twelve feet high, and is barred or wired over.
Scale 1/120 L, laboratory; C, cages; A, experiment room in which multiple-choice apparatus was installed; B, E, additional rooms for research; D, store room and shop; Z, large central cage communicating with the eight smaller cages 1-8.]
Jonas recollected this, and thought he could fix up a temporary cage with it.
The result was a very strange and horrid illusion, for it seemed as if no one was speaking at all, but that the noise came from outside, and that each one of the faceslow, vicious faces, mostlywas silently grimacing and gibbering, snapping its jaws and glaring furiously at the occupants of the opposite cage.
There is a cinnamon bear in one of the outside cages, whose claws remind one sharply that cinnamon and cloves go together, and that clove is a tense of the verb "to cleave."
When the watchers notify them that the trap is occupied they come with oxen and haul it to town, where it is backed up against a permanent cage in the menagerie, the iron door is lifted, and the tiger is punched with iron bars until he accepts the quarters that have been provided for him, and becomes a prisoner for life.
I placed the weaker and smaller of my birds in portable cages, and then commenced my experiment by taking out a strong-winged cuckoo and throwing him downwards over the precipice.
Roomy cages should be provided for them in which to rear their young.
Well, pa went in the round cage made of bar iron, and motioned to the attendants to send the animals into the cage through the chute from the animal quarters.
On the windowsill there was a musk-plant; and, upon the table by the staircase, there was a rude cage, containing three young throstles.