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DOVE. The name of a well known bird.
     2. Doves are animals ferae naturae, and not the subject of larceny, unless they are in the owner's custody; as, for example, in a dove-house, or when in the nest before they can fly. 9 Pick. 15. See Whelp.

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Let us pray," said Captain Dove, with as much reverence as an army chaplain; and, folding his hands, he repeated a prayer which he thought all would know an excellent little prayer, but not exactly appropriate to the morning, for it was
Captain Dove looked rather taken aback at this outbreak in the ranks; but, being a dignified and calm personage, he quelled the rising rebellion with great tact and skill, by saying, briefly
Like a flash she dove once more and, turning, struck out rapidly straight back beneath the oncoming boat.
TFI Envision was delighted to assist the Baby Dove team in the development of packaging for two Baby Dove Gift Sets for the USA, as well as adapting the new packaging graphics to various product sizes and SKUs for the USA and other regions.
Following in the footsteps of other national brands, Dove tapped into millions of people's desire to become famous.
The dove represents the wayfarer of the sky, a being who though it belongs to the earth is capable of dwelling in the skies.
Yet, thanks to the layer of hardened chocolate and (in all but the Vanilla) the chocolate chunks in the ice cream below, Dove squeezes some 300 calories and 9 to 13 grams of saturated fat (half a day's worth) into a tennis-ball-size serving (half a cup).
The phrase "dove for cover" set a small red light to winking on our editorial dashboard, so we pawed pages over to number 75 in our AP stylebook (2003), where we found: "dive, dived, diving--Not dove for the past tense.
Out in the grass beside the sukkah a bird flew up to the dove,
At a certain point, I do read a poem aloud to myself, because it's also got to work for me as music," Dove told two writers in 1985.
Dove is one of the three individuals who is responsible for having that word enter the discourse of organizations--though it should be noted that he is not responsible for the bastardization of the term.
In a strange way, Dove's paintings look a lot like his life: much less exotic than, say, Ernest Hemingway's saga of war, romance, celebrity, booze, and suicide, but much more interesting than, say, the dreary millions of ranch-house-and-mall biographies played out in the Long island 'burbs that Dove lived too soon to suffer.