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It seems hardly credible while I am writing it down, but it is certainly true, that this same man, who has all the fondness of an old maid for his cockatoo, and all the small dexterities of an organ-boy in managing his white mice, can talk, when anything happens to rouse him, with a daring independence of thought, a knowledge of books in every language, and an experience of society in half the capitals of Europe, which would make him the prominent personage of any assembly in the civilised world.
The Count had finished his fourth tart, and had gone to a side- table to look after his vicious cockatoo.
The Count, attentive as usual, advanced from the corner in which he had been feeding his cockatoo, with the bird still perched on his shoulder, and opened the door for us.
I was on the point of answering, "I never said so," but the vicious cockatoo ruffled his clipped wings and gave a screech that set all my nerves on edge in an instant, and made me only too glad to get out of the room.
She was thrown into such a confusion by his manner, or rather by Clennam's growing understanding of his manner (for she looked to him after every fresh appeal and cockatoo demonstration on the part of Mr Pancks), that she only moved her lips in answer, without forming any word.
Far and near, the Arangi's presence was known; yet from the jungle so near at hand only shrieks of parrots and chatterings of cockatoos could be heard.
Instead the cockatoo faces claim that logging has no impact on their nesting hollows or food supply.
Cee Lo Green's pink Cockatoo is the latest talent to hit "The Voice," already getting more attention than the show itself.
But while The Buerk made millions hoot when he did his rather good impression of a giant cockatoo, he did emerge with much credit - as he proved he has a sense of humour and doesn't mind (too much) laughing at himself.
25 Bath Frederick Wordsworth Ward, also known as Captain Thunderbolt, was a 19th century Australian convict renowned for escaping from the notorious prison on Cockatoo Island and for being the longest roaming bushranger in Australian history.
In consideration, Pluton will assume the liabilities for the environmental rehabilitation of Cockatoo Island when Pluton's mining operations are completed.
Three Philippine cockatoo chicks are being hand-reared at Chester Zoo after they were hatched in incubators.