caged birds

caged birds

see cage birds.
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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?
We are hopeful that our decision not to approve egg farmers who use caged birds for our national and regional product lists will encourage the egg industry to move in the direction of phasing out its use of battery cages, and shifting toward cage-free methods that take the animals' welfare into account.
He is also involved with Morriston Caged Birds Society.
The ban covers parrots, caged birds, pigeons and birds of prey, more than 230,000 of which have been imported into the EU in the last three months alone and comes after it was revealed that dead wild geese in Germany had tested positive for bird flu.
Feather loss in caged birds is usually stress-related and due to a change, such as moving their cage - even within a room.
The chance to bathe should be offered daily to most caged birds.
Only dogs, cats, caged birds and aquarium fish will be allowed in.
They describe research on a new variety of "hairless," or glabrous, canary seed, which lacks the tiny hairs of the seed traditionally produced as food for caged birds.
5) Solitary caged birds were common in working-class households, whereas wealthy families often kept a variety of birds in aviaries.