Below me was the great pit, with the crows
struggling for its refuse.
and Blackfeet, who were such terrors in the path of the early adventurers to Astoria, still continue their predatory habits, but seem to have brought them to greater system.
He was engaged to serve in general as a hunter, but as guide and interpreter when they should reach the country of the Crows
and other birds flew into the cornfield, but as soon as they saw me they flew away again, thinking I was a Munchkin; and this pleased me and made me feel that I was quite an important person.
The walls were hung with white silk, upon which flocks of black crows
were embroidered in black diamonds.
Verily, I myself am the scared crow
that once saw you naked, and without paint; and I flew away when the skeleton ogled at me.
That Jim Crow
there in the window," answered the urchin, holding out a cent, and pointing to the gingerbread figure that had attracted his notice, as he loitered along to school; "the one that has not a broken foot.
One day when she was pacing to and fro under the lime trees, a black crow
hopped out of a rose-bush in front of her.
Snagsby standing at his shop-door looking up at the clouds sees a crow
who is out late skim westward over the slice of sky belonging to Cook's Court.
There was no more singing, all listened now; and again came a death-screech and again a crow
A chattering crow
lives out nine generations of aged men, but a stag's life is four times a crow
's, and a raven's life makes three stags old, while the phoenix outlives nine ravens, but we, the rich-haired Nymphs, daughters of Zeus the aegis-holder, outlive ten phoenixes.
No sign of life was visible, save a big black crow
winging his solitary way across a leaden field.