Sentence Examples


  • In 1738 he married Lady Elizabeth Finch, daughter of the earl of Winchelsea.
  • A finch (Nesospiza acunhae), a thrush (Nesocichla eremita), and a water-hen (Gallinula nesiotis) are the only land birds - the first two being peculiar to the islands.
  • He was ordained deacon and priest on August 12th 1667, and until 1676 was chaplain and tutor in the family of Sir Heneage Finch at Kensington House.
  • Birds of passage include the buzzard, kite, quail, wild fowl of various kinds, golden thrush, wagtail, linnet, finch and nightingale.
  • Allied to Leucosticte is Montifringilla, to which belongs the snow-finch of the Alps, M.