parrot


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The next day when the husband came back he asked the parrot what he had seen.
Having told the Prince all this, the Fairy went out in hopes of seeing the parrot, and soon returned with the bird in her hand.
At tea-time, when the dog, Jip, came in, the parrot said to the Doctor, "See, HE'S talking to you.
To those who had never seen the parrot, she described him minutely.
You can Poll Parrot enough when you ain't wanted to Poll Parrot, you perwerse jade
Spare us your elegiac tones," said the Parrot giggling.
And the parrot would say, with great rapidity, "Pieces of eight
All this rather in parrot language, in the words of tradition and morality as understood by the members of that exclusive club to which he belongs.
We was all staring at him surprised, especially Uncle Dick Tuxton, whose particular pet the parrot was.
Here, directly within the entrance was a large room furnished with massive benches and tables, many of which were elaborately hand carved with the figures of the inevitable parrot, the lion, or the monkey, the parrot always predominating.
The parrot had given a most piercing shriek, as if its name were Society and it asserted its right to its exactions.
The parrot and the mockingbird were the property of Madame Lebrun, and they had the right to make all the noise they wished.