The secret is," said Phoebe, smiling, "that I have learned how to talk with hens and chickens
Dorothy wanted to stay and play with the young chickens
for awhile, but Uncle Henry and Aunt Em had not seen the palace grounds and gardens yet and were eager to get better acquainted with the marvelous and delightful land in which they were to live.
And furthermore," the son went on, "for every chicken he kills, I'll pay you one dollar gold coin of the realm.
And if, at the end of the afternoon White Fang hasn't harmed a chicken, for every ten minutes of the time he has spent in the yard, you will have to say to him, gravely and with deliberation, just as if you were sitting on the bench and solemnly passing judgment, 'White Fang, you are smarter than I thought.
He'll learn to leave chickens alone," the master said.
It's only that Nancy said it was chicken
you wanted when we brought jelly, and lamb broth when we brought chicken
--but maybe 'twas the other way, and Nancy forgot.
Elizabeth had gone round to the side of the house, where the chickens lived, so that Mary found herself alone, holding Ralph's letter in her hand.
That's Christopher, come in already, and gone to feed his chickens," she said.
By this time, Tok-tok, the Tin Woodman, and the shaggy man had arrived and the chariot had gone around to the back of the palace, Billina going with the Lion and Tiger to see her chickens
after her absence from them.
She reached this place in safety, but no sooner had she seized fast hold of the slats of the big box in which the chickens were kept than the wind, as if enraged because the little girl dared to resist its power, suddenly redoubled its fury.
She kept tight hold of the stout slats and as soon as she could get the water out of her eyes she saw that the wind had ripped the cover from the coop, and the poor chickens were fluttering away in every direction, being blown by the wind until they looked like feather dusters without handles.
There are," said Michel Ardan, "just as there are horses, cows, donkeys, and chickens
If the chickens
were dead and lying in a shop, you wouldn't take them, I know that, any more than you would apples out of Griffith's basket; but there's no real difference between chickens
running about and apples on a tree, and the same articles in a shop.
O treat my daughter kind-i-ly; An' say you'll do no harm, An' when I die I'll will to you My little house an' farm-- My horse, my plow, my sheep, my cow, An' all them little chickens in the ga-a-rden.
It's them little chickens in the garden that gets me," he explained.