caged birds

caged birds

see cage birds.
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It was rather to be remarked of the caged birds, that they were a little shy of the bird about to be so grandly free, and that they had a tendency to withdraw themselves towards the bars, and seem a little fluttered as he passed.
The brightest flowers in the garden were reared by her; the caged birds sang when they heard her voice, and pined when they missed its sweetness.
But he never thought--never, my poor, dear, sanguine Richard, capable of so much happiness then, and with such better things before him-- what a fatal link was riveting between his fresh youth and her faded age, between his free hopes and her caged birds, and her hungry garret, and her wandering mind.
She began fluttering like a caged bird, at one moment would have got up and moved away, at the next turned to Betsy.
begin to break her, like a poor caged bird, and wear her deluded life away, in teaching her to sing YOUR notes?
The diverse chirping of the caged birds emanating from the section is too tempting for a passerby to ignore, who invariably peeps into the section to find not only colourful birds but also some pet animals.
The major trigger is stress, which is common in caged birds.
The poultry club said,"As bantams are smaller fowl they should be classed as caged birds as they can be kept in smaller areas.
The chance to bathe should be offered daily to most caged birds.
Only dogs, cats, caged birds and aquarium fish will be allowed in.
AMERICAN poet Maya Angelou once wrote about caged birds with clipped wings and tied feet, which sang of their homeland in sad chirps.
The sale, on February 25, will bring together hens, chickens, bantams, turkeys, ducks, pheasants, waterfowl, caged birds, hatching eggs and poultry equipment.