Even the birds could be heard over the sound of the engine.
The birds were silent, watching her to see if she was friend or foe.
This was one way to kill two birds with one stone.
I could hear birds chirping and earlier, the woman humming.
Small towns, children playing, birds singing.
"I'd rather kill two birds with one stone," he said.
Darkyn was like a housecat that dragged in beheaded birds and left them in the middle of the floor for its owner.
I know owls don't sing, but I didn't like the song birds as well as this guy.
Birds of a feather, Dean thought.
The snakelike branches overhead were creepier when she could see them in daylight, and the few birds and insects she saw made her shudder. The sense of being followed didn't leave even in the full light of day.
She sat on a thick log. He disappeared into the shadows of the jungle, and she pulled her knees to her chest, listening. He was silent while the branches overhead hissed and rasped against one another and the cries of distant birds drifted to her.
Birds sang in the mature trees that ringed the deck and there was a country smell of spring.
In spite of his love of music, no pocket recorder filled Dean's head with voices, strings or horns through tiny toy earphones— he'd leave that to the bikers who pedaled unaware of the sounds of birds and springtime around them.
Sleep finally came, though, and next morning she woke to the sound of birds outside her window.
The sound of the trickling stream joined with the voices of birds waking to face the new day.
And the baby birds have their mouths open like this.
Dad's response had been that they had lots of birds outside and they had chickens.
Birds flitted from tree to tree, chirping at each other and battling over the best roosting sights.
As the light faded from the treetops, the birds grew silent and insects began their orchestra of night sounds.
Throughout Britain, as a rule, this species is one of the most plentiful birds, and is found at all seasons of the year.
A large variety of materials have been used in their manufacture by different peoples at different times - painted linen and shavings of stained horn by the Egyptians, gold and silver by the Romans, rice-paper by the Chinese, silkworm cocoons in Italy, the plumage of highly coloured birds in South America, wax, small tinted shells, &c. At the beginning of the 8th century the French, who originally learnt the art from the Italians, made great advances in the accuracy of their reproductions, and towards the end of that century the Paris manufacturers enjoyed a world-wide reputation.
"How about the birds and beasts and fishes?" asked Zeb.
The birds we cannot see, because they love to eat of the damas as much as we do; yet we hear their sweet songs and enjoy them.
"Do you remember those birds?" said Mr. Speed.
The small birds were singing softly.
It was the favourite haunt of humming-birds and bees.
I learned how the sun and the rain make to grow out of the ground every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, how birds build their nests and live and thrive from land to land, how the squirrel, the deer, the lion and every other creature finds food and shelter.
Old people did not know enough once, perchance, to fetch fresh fuel to keep the fire a-going; new people put a little dry wood under a pot, and are whirled round the globe with the speed of birds, in a way to kill old people, as the phrase is.
In the savage state every family owns a shelter as good as the best, and sufficient for its coarser and simpler wants; but I think that I speak within bounds when I say that, though the birds of the air have their nests, and the foxes their holes, and the savages their wigwams, in modern civilized society not more than one half the families own a shelter.
All four, like a flock of scared birds, got up and left the room.
No, my dear boy," he continued, "you and your generals won't get on against Buonaparte; you'll have to call in the French, so that birds of a feather may fight together.