The ugly jackdaw, collecting all the fine feathers
which had fallen from the other birds, attached them to his own body and appeared at the examination, looking very gay.
As everybody knows, fine feathers
make fine birds; a peasant girl but very moderately prepossessing to the casual observer in her simple condition and attire, will bloom as an amazing beauty if clothed as a woman of fashion with the aids that Art can render; while the beauty of the midnight crush would often cut but a sorry figure if placed inside the field-woman's wrapper upon a monotonous acreage of turnips on a dull day.
Dowley was in fine feather
, and I early got him started, and then adroitly worked him around onto his own history for a text and himself for a hero, and then it was good to sit there and hear him hum.
However, the latter had lived awhile in Russia, and knew that the person referred to as an "uchitel" is never looked upon as a bird of fine feather
There was a special request this time around, with the ladies complying-that they all wear fascinators, perched on their coiffures, whether they be of fine feathers
or ruffled tulle.
add just the right touch of glamour for race-goers at Ladies Day at York racecourse yesterday Alan Crowhurst
Amid the frivolity and demimonde ethos, a soulful little poem by Rumi was printed in her show's booklet -- clues to the many puffy tufts of fine feathers
glued atop the canvases: "My soul is from elsewhere, I'm sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Color evolution among grackles and their kin is not about males showing off their fine feathers
Agnes Joyce turned the key for the final time on her clothing shop, Fine Feathers
, on Narrow West Street in Drogheda, Co Louth.
It was also a chance to rub shoulders and drink cocktails with industry insiders from the fashion world, many of whom showed up in fine feathers
on the heels of Toronto's Fashion Week.
The dam is home to 26 pairs of breeding grebes, a species once hunted to garner their fine feathers
Choose one: One swallow doesn't make a summer; a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush; a man is known by the company he keeps; fine feathers
make fine birds; don't judge a book by its cover.
Who also could be alleged to have had fine feathers
judging by their reported expenses, while not necessarily being fine birds.
Don't let fine feathers
and oodles of charm dull your commonsense Cancer.
She used to fly all over the house but now she cannot get height and the fine feathers
on her breast and back are bare and not growing in.