Sentence Examples


  • He suffered the torments of dyspepsia; he was often sleepless, and the crowing of " demon-fowls " in neighbours' yards drove him wild.
  • Our moulting season, like that of the fowls, must be a crisis in our lives.
  • Small, hairy, black pigs, and fowls, are universal.
  • All along the sides of the road fallen horses were to be seen, some flayed, some not, and broken-down carts beside which solitary soldiers sat waiting for something, and again soldiers straggling from their companies, crowds of whom set off to the neighboring villages, or returned from them dragging sheep, fowls, hay, and bulging sacks.
  • The pigs and fowls of the Bresse and the geese and turkeys of the Dombes are largely exported.