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97 examples of  moult  in sentences

97 examples of moult in sentences

Lastly II that loved company and good cheer do find therein abomination these days, so do I creep, like moulting fowl, brother, to corners dark and dismal and there make much adoand such is love, O me!"

Mutual, mutation, permutation, commute, transmute, immutable, moult.

Amongst the Romans, these auguries were taken usually upon an eminence: after the month of March they were prohibited in consequence of the moulting season having commenced; nor were they permitted at the waning of the moon, nor at any time in the afternoon, or when the air was the least ruffled by winds or clouds.

Master Francis Villon had propounded an alternative that afternoon, at a tavern window: was it only Pagan Jupiter plucking geese upon Olympus, or were the holy angels moulting?

THE MOULTING SEASON.During the moulting season beginning properly at the end of September, the fowls will require a little extra attention.

THE MOULTING SEASON.During the moulting season beginning properly at the end of September, the fowls will require a little extra attention.

If in any fowl the moult should seem protracted, examine it for broken feather-stumps still beaded in the skin: if you find any, extract them carefully with a pair of tweezers.

It is seldom or ever that hens will lay during the moult; while the cock, during the same period, will give so little of his consideration to the frivolities of love, that you may as well, nay, much better, keep him by himself till he perfectly recovers.

A moulting chicken makes but a sorry dish.

Little John twanged his bowstring with a shout, and when the Sheriff dashed in through the gates of Nottingham Town at full speed, a gray goose shaft stuck out behind him like a moulting sparrow with one feather in its tail.

"Li maus est moult want" exclaims the author of Godfrey de Bouillon, and he adds, sadly, "Tos li biens est finés.

Death I cast from me as these loose plumes That moult out from my pinionslet them go To Earth, and Death go with them, both I leave To mortals.

Imagine the confusion of the guests; the Georges and garters, jewels, bracelets, moulted upon the occasion!

As they grow, they outgrow their skin so they moult the old one after a new skin has formed under it.

During moulting, the snake stops eating but becomes aggressive.

All these spiders and their activities including growth, moulting, mating and hatching of babies were monitored by Dr Vijayalakshmi.

Selvan showed me how to check their moulting.

The spiderlings moult to mature.)

Cleaning the prey remains and moults is a must.

The larvae will moult many times (on an average five) to become a pupa.

Small wonder is it then that the lyric should now droop its wings and moult the feathers of its praise.

The attorney looked very much like moulting himself, and the end of it was that he got two thousand pounds less than we had offered him in the morning, and consequently had to pay all the costs.

I've moulted twice since last we met.

And there is no knave to the barbarous knave, the moulting knave, the pleading knave.

I will tell you why; so shall my anticipation preuent your discouery of your secricie to [Sidenote: discovery, and your secrecie to the King and Queene moult no feather,[10]] the King and Queene moult no feather, I haue

I will tell you why; so shall my anticipation preuent your discouery of your secricie to [Sidenote: discovery, and your secrecie to the King and Queene moult no feather,[10]] the King and Queene moult no feather, I haue

He did not write a verse for twelve months: he says he felt like a bird moulting.

He had been very ill; but the good old man was so rejoiced at the return of his respected friend, that he said it made him moult like the eagle.

" "Accessories are those by whose use the moulting and renewing (that is, the metamorphosis) of the organic structures are modified, so as best to accommodate themselves to required circumstances.

"What is the odds so long as the fire of soul is kindled at the taper of conviviality, and the wing of friendship never moults a feather!

Our steward is a funny little man, very small and thin, with pale yellow hair; he reminds me of a moulting canary, and his voice cheeps and is rather canary-like too.

After a fortnight Akka observed that the time was approaching for her to moult and put on a new feather dress so as to be ready to fly.

It was puskoowepesimthe "moulting moon"and always in this moon, or the end of the "egg-laying moon," which was June, he hunted for the female that came to him from the western ranges.

Birds change their feathers often; they drop off and they get new ones; this is called moulting.

A. Moulting.

The Ladies have been for some time in a kind of moulting Season, with regard to that Part of their Dress, having cast great Quantities of Ribbon, Lace, and Cambrick, and in some measure reduced that Part of the human Figure to the beautiful globular Form, which is natural to it.

Besides, their wings would probably moult.

As yet I did not dream of a moulting season, still less that a day would come when I should envy the ducks their domestic ease and the unthinking tranquillity of their lives.

Up and spake two brethren wise, 'Youngest hearts have keenest eyes; Bird which leaves its mother's nest, Moults its pinions, moults its crest.

Up and spake two brethren wise, 'Youngest hearts have keenest eyes; Bird which leaves its mother's nest, Moults its pinions, moults its crest.

We have all seen a bird moulting, draggled, dirty, woebegone, not to be recognised for the same bird, sleek and glossy in its holiday-suit of feathers, pruning its wing for a flight across the summer sky.

Solitude, the safeguard of mediocrity, is to genius the stern friend, the cold, obscure shelter where moult the wings which will bear it farther than suns and stars.

A new stock-law, requiring the peasantry to shut up their unicorns during certain seasons of the year and keep them out of the crops, also protecting them from sportsmen while shedding their horns in spring, or moulting, it is said, was passed, but the English historians are such great jokers that the writer has had much difficulty in culling the facts and eliminating the persiflage from these writings.

The moulting of these animals, if we may so phrase it, is a natural consequence of the climate, and they change the dressing gown of winter for the white fur coat of summer.

Rochemadour Fait tants miracles, tants hauts faits, C'uns moultes biax livres en est faits.'

' eut je vous dy moult grant assaust et dur.'

Les envieus et envieuses sont en ung fleuve congelé plongés jusques au nombril et par dessus les frappe un vent moult froid et quant veulent icelluy vent éviter se plongent dedans ladite glace.'

avoit la dame moult de belles maisons et moult riches.

avoit la dame moult de belles maisons et moult riches.

Bare benting times, and moulting months may come, When, lagging late, they cannot reach their home; Or, rent in schism (for so their fate decrees), Like the tumultuous college of the bees, They fight their quarrel, by themselves oppress'd; The tyrant smiles below, and waits the falling feast.

The birds are moulting.

If man could only moult alsohis mind once a year its errors, his heart once a year its useless passions!

It was not the Jew or the angels, however, that held Ian's attention, and whose outlines he was tracing with his forefinger, but the devils, one big fellow with cows' horns and wings drooping like those of a moulting crow, and a bevy of imps with young horns and curly tails who were pulling a half-buried body toward the fiery pit by its hair.

Even the feathered things about us are in this mood; their family life is over, the companionship of fall travel has not begun, and the woods are full of moulting birds choosing this separateness in preparation for the tension of new flight and its perils.

Everything, in short, in wild nature has its corresponding note in our own humanity,the sweating of the corn, the moulting of the bird, the contraction of the earth by frost, all have a kindred season or experience in the heart.

On top of this old floe we saw an old Emperor moulting and a young one shedding its down.

(The down had come off the head and flippers and commenced to come off the breast in a vertical line similar to the ordinary moult.)

' An Emperor penguin was found on the Cape well advanced in moult, a good specimen skin.

A moulting Emperor penguin was sleeping between them.

Friday, March 24, A.M.Skuas still about, a fewvery shyvery dark in colour after moulting.

I perfectly recognize that shining white feather as the feather which was moulted in this forest by the Zhar-Ptitza Bird, in the old time before my grandfathers came into this country.

Dame de mère, la Princesse, qui estoit en un chastel de la Riolle (que l'on dit la Garderobbe la Reyne) et s'estoit tenue deux jours et deux nuits, moult ébahie; et avoit bien raison.

It will not eat when moulting, nor in cold weather.

The porcupines, in the moulting season, cast their quills in the fields, and dig themselves holes under the palm trees.

MOULT, THOMAS.

Thomas Moult (A); 26Aug58; R220633.

MOULT, THOMAS.

Thomas Moult (A); 26Aug58; R220633.

After his first moult he began to get handsome, with a crest and a blue wattle, and a lot of green feathers at the behind of him.

That is what we call moulting.

But I didn't know that it was moulting when people grow bald.

" "It is very much the same thing," said the Doctor, "only we don't call it moulting when people lose their hair.

Old birds generally moult as soon as they have reared their broods, which in this country is late in summer or early in the fall.

Many also moult again the following spring, when they put on their wedding dress; and one of the curious things about this change of plumage is, that the new feathers often come out quite unlike those that were cast off.

But," he added, thinking of the way he had seen hens mope when they were moulting, "does it hurt birds to lose their feathers, uncle?"

Do you remember what I told you that rainy day in my study about this moulting or changing of feathers?

Do you know," added Rap after a little pause, "that when Bluebirds are little, their backs and breasts are speckled too, though afterward they moult out plain?

From this time until he moults, late in July, every one in his vicinity may enjoy a free concert morning and evening, and at intervals during the day.

After the moult, when a warm brown hue veils the white feathers, and the short northern summer has ended, the birds flock together for their travels.

By the time they have got home again, weather and travel have worn the brown edges of their feathers away, so that the black parts show; and thus, without a second moulting, they are black-and-white birds again.

If we live in southern New England or westward to Illinois, we shall probably have him with us all the year, wearing the same colored feathers after the moult as before, not shedding his sweet temper and song with his spring coat.

"She said if they ever moulted out and got any decent feathers she could ask three dollars for them, but the way they were looking a dollar was all she could expect.

The friendly Robins had left the Orchard and lawn, to moult in the quiet of the woods.

The sunny moments slipped away as the sunlit waters slipped under the bridge; a bird or two, shy and songless in their moulting fever, came to the stream to drink, looking up, bright eyed, at the two who sat there in the mid-day silence.

He informed me that the car had moulted its winding handle.

There is a club I sometimes visit (I fear I should visit it oftener if Gregory were not a member), where he sits like a moulting condor in a corner, or wanders about seeking a receptacle for his information.

Some guessed the hens were just moulting, others thought "may be they were broody"; a few had the frankness to agree with me that it was mighty curious, but hens always were "sorter contrary critters.

The Ladies have been for some time in a kind of moulting Season, with regard to that Part of their Dress, having cast great Quantities of Ribbon, Lace, and Cambrick, and in some measure reduced that Part of the human Figure to the beautiful globular Form, which is natural to it.

Black swans were very numerous, and it being the moulting season, were easily run down by the boats.

He was tall and bent of figure, with the serpent-browed head set deep between hunched shoulders like those of a moulting vulture.

"He will shed his flightier notions as a young bird moults its down.

I have had him nearly two years, and though of course he must moult his feathers yearly, I have not observed the change of plumage, nor have I noticed that he has sung less at one period of the year than another.

These aquatic fowls are captured in great multitudes while moulting by organised "drives" of fifty or seventy-five men in canoes, who chase the birds in one great flock up some narrow stream, at the end of which a huge net is arranged for their reception.

May the wing of friendship never moult a feather.

Unfortunately my chickens are now moulting, and decline to lay again before next March; so I bring back fresh eggs from town, and, as my conservatory is not yet full, flowers from Covent Garden; and I can assure you that, until you try it, you cannot tell the amount of pleasure and exercise which walking a couple of miles (the distance of my cottage from the station), laden with groceries and other eatables, can be made to afford.

Had a shutter been hung awry; if a window shade had been drawn too low or a pane of glass had not sparkled, or there had been loose paper on the ground or moulted feathers on the bricks, she would have discovered this with the victorious satisfaction of finding fault.

Any indication of the disease called flacherie, from which the worms so often die after the fourth moult and turn black from putrefaction, or of any other disease from which silk worms suffer, should be considered as ample reason for not using the cocoons for the purpose in question.