His fellow-travellers at first did not know him, but supposed it to be some vagrant Root Digger sneaking into the camp; but when they recognized in this forlorn object their prime wag, She-wee-she, whom they had seen depart in the morning in such high glee and high feather
, they could not contain their merriment, but hailed him with loud and repeated peals of laughter.
Bellona was ambling about him, and they were in high feather
, her short, snappy barks mingling with his deeper chest-notes.
No one enjoyed it more than herself, and the saucy children prepared for the grand finale in high feather
Whenever she and her husband were at unusual variance, then the Protestant Manual was in high feather
To which Tom responded with jeers, and started off in high feather
, and as soon as his back was turned the new boy snatched up a stone, threw it and hit him be- tween the shoulders and then turned tail and ran like an antelope.
By the time she reached Dawson's Landing, she was her old self again; her blues were gone, she was in high feather
Trundle was in high feather
and spirits, but a little nervous withal.
The fishermen, on the other hand, were in high feather
, and their boasts went up and down the river to add to our discomfiture.
Sally was in high feather
at the success of her exploit, and danced about like an elf, as she put her night-gown on over her frock, braided her hair in funny little tails all over her head, and fastened the great red pin-cushion on her bosom for a breastpin in honor of the feast.
But this was far from being the case, and though by unwearied diligence they gained even the top of the room, their situation was just the same; they saw nothing of the dancers but the high feathers
of some of the ladies.
We used birds (N = 92) from the 10th and 11th generations (G10 and G11) of lines selectively bred for high feather
pecking (HFP) and low feather pecking (LFP), and from an unselected control line (CON) with intermediate levels of feather pecking.
Don't get your hackles up, but high feather
prices for fly tyers aren't going way down anytime too soon.
3m(14ft) high feather
made of coloured stainless steel that reacts to the constantly changing light patterns.
That's a tight fitting canary yellow showgirl costume, complete with three-foot high feather