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When the Cat's-meat-Man had gone the parrot flew off the window on to the Doctor's table and said,
At tea-time, when the dog, Jip, came in, the parrot said to the Doctor, "See, HE'S talking to you."
I fancy that if your late parrot had heard it, he would have fallen off his perch.
In all the decorations there was utilized in various ways the conventional figure of the parrot, and, to a lesser extent, that of the lion and the monkey.
The husband, who knew that it had neither rained nor thundered in the night, was convinced that the parrot was not speaking the truth, so he took him out of the cage and threw him so roughly on the ground that he killed him.
The Princess was surprised and anxious, and fearing the parrot, who was her greatest comfort, had fallen ill, she took him in her hand and caressed him.
Only one noise penetrated her ears; the parrot's voice.
You can Poll Parrot enough when you ain't wanted to Poll Parrot, you perwerse jade!'
"Oh, yes," said the Parrot; "but I am far better off here.
He ain't himself." When just then the parrot cuts with another of them squawks.
Fanny walked in, taking her sister with her; and they went up- stairs with powder going before and powder stopping behind, and were left in a spacious semicircular drawing-room, one of several drawing-rooms, where there was a parrot on the outside of a golden cage holding on by its beak, with its scaly legs in the air, and putting itself into many strange upside-down postures.
A green and yellow parrot, which hung in a cage outside the door, kept repeating over and over: