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the hawk

The cold, biting winter wind. The term likely originated in African-American communities in Chicago. Primarily heard in US. It's not even November and the hawk is already out. I have a feeling it's going to be a long, long winter. Be sure to bundle up, or the hawk will cut right through you.
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the hawk

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The Nightingale, about to lose his life, earnestly begged the Hawk to let him go, saying that he was not big enough to satisfy the hunger of a Hawk who, if he wanted food, ought to pursue the larger birds.
He saw the hawk swooping down upon the church, and in a moment he had seized his gun and shot at the bird.
He never forgot the hawk, and its moving shadow always sent him crouching into the nearest thicket.
And there came a day when the hawk's shadow did not drive him crouching into the bushes.
I'm for the hawk's nest, and anything that turns up."
On her left hand she bore a hawk, a proof to Don Quixote's mind that she must be some great lady and the mistress of the whole hunting party, which was the fact; so he said to Sancho, "Run Sancho, my son, and say to that lady on the palfrey with the hawk that I, the Knight of the Lions, kiss the hands of her exalted beauty, and if her excellence will grant me leave I will go and kiss them in person and place myself at her service for aught that may be in my power and her highness may command; and mind, Sancho, how thou speakest, and take care not to thrust in any of thy proverbs into thy message."
While grandmother took the pitchfork we found standing in one of the rows and dug potatoes, while I picked them up out of the soft brown earth and put them into the bag, I kept looking up at the hawks that were doing what I might so easily do.
Thieves fled with Wonky the hawk and officers are now searching for the culprits.
The annual marvel of migrating raptors represents nature at its finest, and the Hawk Watch is a great opportunity to enjoy an outdoor experience while contributing scientific information about these magnificent birds, said David Saveikis, director of the Division of Fish & Wildlife.
"Currently we ensure that 95% of the Hawk fleet is available at any one time and we are confident in our ability to continue to deliver this.
THE hawk that was captured eating a seagull in Newsham Park has been identified as an American Red-tailed Hawk.
But you don't need to see a million hawks to be awestruck by the hawk migration.
After receiving a call about it, ECO Dustin Dainack took the hawk to the Wild Bird Fund for evaluation and treatment.
The Hawk System is an easy to use, low-viscosity, low blush epoxy system that makes building and repair jobs a breeze.
I had heard that if a hawk looks down at prey and sees that it's in an area the hawk may not be able to get out of easily, the hawk will leave the prey alone.