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  • The brows came down crouching over brooding dark eyes.
  • It sits crouching on the ground during the day, with its bill pointing in the air, a position from which it is not easily roused, and even when it takes wing, its flight is neither swift nor long sustained.
  • "That's for recruiting me without telling me it'd cost my soul," Harmony said, crouching beside her.
  • Ii., thus describes the attitude of the male birds at one of those "sacaleli," or dancing parties, as the natives call them; "their wings," he says, "are raised vertically over the back, the head is bent down and stretched out, and the long plumes are raised up and expanded till they form two magnificent golden fans striped with deep red at the base, and fading off into the pale brown tint of the finely-divided and softly-waving points; the whole bird is then overshadowed by them, the crouching body, yellow head, and emerald green throat, forming but the foundation and setting to the golden glory which waves above."
  • After it and it then stopped as a timid dog would do, crouching down and permitting me to seize it by the neck and carry it off."
 

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