Even a bird is smart enough to push the fledgling out of the nest when it fails to fly on its own.
As the crow flies, about seven miles, but as the old saying goes, a crow can't fly through rock.
I have a feeling you're getting ready to fly the coop.
You could fly down after work on Friday.
She'll drive Howie's car back to Boston and leave the car at the airport and fly out this evening.
The back of his skull buzzed harder until he wondered if his scalp was about to spin off and fly away.
She knew better than to relax around her father, whose hand was likely to fly at the drop of a hat.
I wanted a bird to remind you of Bird Song, and that you're gonna fly back here real soon.
His shirt was untucked and Dean glanced at his fly, wondering if he'd been caught using a tree for a call of nature.
She turned her back to him, hoping he.d fly off in his pterodactyl form or disappear into the depths of the forest as a jaguar.
You could stick the junk in a box and mail it a whole lot cheaper than having them fly out here.
They let him fly back to Virginia.
The band played "Fly Me to The Moon".
Surely he didn't expect her to hop on a plane and fly down there with him.
He'd been disappointed that she wasn't there when he woke or to fly with him to Tim's Montana home.
He knelt on the ground and closed his eyes, seeking out the writhing darkness of his demon side. If the demons had the power to transform and fly, he could access his demon powers, too, even if the Immortal side of him was bound by Death's underworld. "Berries," Toby commanded the tree before him.
Katie fought back a smile at the irritated look on Rhyn's face. He was in raw form: bloodied, drenched with underworld rain, disheveled, in need of a good shave. His thick frame was still on edge, as if he expected one of the Sanctuary's nuns to turn into a demon and fly at them. He looked every bit the muscular, powerful, glowering half-demon the nuns wanted to throw out of the Sanctuary.
Fly down on Friday and we can put this whole thing in a file cabinet by the weekend.
"Do you think they'll fly in this?" she asked, breaking the silence.
The run was eight feet high and had a top, so they wouldn't fly out and nothing would get in.
It would take her as long to drive to Fayetteville as it would for him to fly there from Tulsa.
My sister is supposed to fly into Fayetteville later today.
Tomorrow they would fly back to Arkansas and for once she wasn't ready to go.
No, it would be best to fly out and then lease a car for a month.
Surely he had heard the gravel fly when her car had stopped.
Occasional outbreaks of cholera occur from time to time, and in the independent states these cause terrible loss of life, as the natives fly from the disease and spread the infection in every direction.
In taffrail logs, the movement of the line owing to its length becomes spasmodic and jerky, increasing the vibration and friction; to obviate this a governor or fly-wheel is introduced, the hook of the tow line K (fig.
As they had no wings the strangers could not fly away, and if they jumped down from such a height they would surely be killed.
If the Gargoyles can unhook the wings then the power to fly lies in the wings themselves, and not in the wooden bodies of the people who wear them.
In the morning, when he looked at the picture, he saw a fly on the man's nose.
A fly lighted on the baby's cheek, and he brushed it away.
Plus, we have powers formerly attributed to the ancient gods; we can fly, talk to people in other places, and see what is happening elsewhere.
We can't naturally fly, so we make airplanes.
They fly hither and thither in my thought like blind birds beating the air with ineffectual wings.
It is most perplexing and exasperating that just at the moment when you need your memory and a nice sense of discrimination, these faculties take to themselves wings and fly away.
I am no more lonely than a single mullein or dandelion in a pasture, or a bean leaf, or sorrel, or a horse-fly, or a bumblebee.
At length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes, and along my sleeve, and round and round the paper which held my dinner, while I kept the latter close, and dodged and played at bopeep with it; and when at last I held still a piece of cheese between my thumb and finger, it came and nibbled it, sitting in my hand, and afterward cleaned its face and paws, like a fly, and walked away.
I always wonder at the way rumors fly from Petersburg to Moscow, especially such false ones as that you write about--I mean the report of my brother's betrothal to the little Rostova.
To the infantry! added another with loud laughter, seeing the shell fly past and fall into the ranks of the supports.