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As it came quite close to me I discovered that its strange movements, running its odd hands over the surface of the turf, were the result of its peculiar method of feeding, which consists in cropping off the tender vegetation with its razorlike talons and sucking it up from its two mouths, which lie one in the palm of each hand, through its arm-like throats.
Te angel ab not te wing, and I am te Angel ov te Odd.
said the Angel of the Odd, apparently much softened at my distress; "mein Gott, te man is eder ferry dronk or ferry zorry.
Hereupon the Angel of the Odd replenished my goblet (which was about a third full of Port) with a colorless fluid that he poured from one of his hand bottles.
She has a mother; but the mother is always sitting in her bedroom, which seems so very odd.
I was struck especially by the curious movements of the legs of the three swathed and bandaged boatmen,-- not stiff they were, but distorted in some odd way, almost as if they were jointed in the wrong place.
If Aunt Juley is much better, or if, for a terrible reason, it would be no good my coming down to Swanage, you must not think it odd if I do not come.
answered the mouse, 'they are such odd names, they make me very thoughtful.
He was fourandtwenty the 8th of last June, and my birthday is the 23rd just a fortnight and a day's differencewhich is very odd.
I want to see you permanently well connected, and to that end it will be advisable to have as few odd acquaintance as may be; and, therefore, I say that if you should still be in this country when Mr.
These details will sound very odd in English ears, but Belgium is not England, and its ways are not our ways.
I've heard of old Frenchwomen doing odd things in that line; and the gouter?