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  • But these were broken again by the light toes of hundreds of gay fowl softly feathering the sea, alternate with their fitful flight; and like to some flag-staff rising from the painted hull of an argosy, the tall but shattered pole of a recent lance projected from the white whale's back; and at intervals one of the cloud of soft-toed fowls hovering, and to and fro skimming like a canopy over the fish, silently perched and rocked on this pole, the long tail feathers streaming like pennons.
  • They all taste the same, I was informed, especially if you have drunk enough bourbon while feathering them.
  • They all taste the same, I was informed, especially if you have drunk enough bourbon while feathering them.
  • In Cambridgeshire, birds that start the breeding season with white feathering have either lost it or left the area by early April.
  • Their black feathering led to them being called Black Leghorns.

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