For a moment he gazed down at her, his expression much like the trapped fox in the hen house.
"In Idaho?" she asked, like a hen pecking for scraps.
She helped Betsy in the kitchen and hovered around Bumpus like a hen with chicks.
Now some really big names tell me to back off but it's my hen house where all you fox are playing.
At the hen house she grabbed the basket and reached into the first nest.
Reaching her hand into the next nest box, a hen pecked it hard.
I can't tell you how many times I've had a hen set until the last few days and then leave the nest, spoiling the eggs.
He cowered in the corner, clutching a white hen in his mouth.
Carmen pulled the coop door shut and the fox snarled around the hen, backing deeper into the corner.
He hit the floor on all fours and snapped at the hen as she rolled by.
She handed the hen to him and stood.
She didn't intend to say anything to anyone, but Katie was on her like a hen on a June bug the minute she came through the door.
A hen was singing in the back yard.
Once home she washed the roasting hen and put it in a pan.
I fell head over heals with the little goat lady who had the courage to get right up into my face and give me what-for about a hen I threw to the fox.
Texas has also the American coot or mud-hen and the pelican.
The Hare (or Rabbit), Monkey, Dog and Serpent reappeared without change; for the Tiger, Crocodile and Hen, unknown in America, the Ocelot, Lizard and Eagle were substituted as analogous.6 The Aztec calendar dated from the 7th century; but the zodiacal tradition embodied by it was doubtless much more ancient.
A considerable deficit, of about £16,000,000, was in prospect, and the chancellor of the exchequer aroused misgivings by alluding in a speech to the difficulty he had in deciding what "hen roost" to "rob."
Within the church are the iron crown of Lombardy, supposed to have been beaten out of one of the nails used at the Crucifixion, and the treasury containing the relics of Theodelinda, comprising her crown, fan and comb of gold, and the golden hen and seven chickens, representing Lombardy and her seven provinces, and crosses, reliquaries, &c., of the Lombard and Gothic periods.
No; she's a yellow hen, and a great friend of mine.
Just then a loud cackling was heard outside; and, when a servant threw open the door with a low bow, a yellow hen strutted in.
So the jury shall consist of the Cowardly Lion, the Hungry Tiger, Jim the Cab-horse, the Yellow Hen, the Scarecrow, the Wizard, Tik-tok the Machine Man, the Sawhorse and Zeb of Hugson's Ranch.
Then Dorothy wound up Tik-tok and he danced a jig to amuse the company, after which the Yellow Hen related some of her adventures with the Nome King in the Land of Ev.
The hen was very gentle, and made no objection to our investigations.
After we had been all over the house, and I had told her the colour of everything she touched, she suggested that we go to the hen-houses and barns; but I told her she must wait until another day because I was very tired.
Or sometimes I watched a pair of hen-hawks circling high in the sky, alternately soaring and descending, approaching, and leaving one another, as if they were the embodiment of my own thoughts.
It is said that when hatched by a hen they will directly disperse on some alarm, and so are lost, for they never hear the mother's call which gathers them again.
"Andrew, why didn't you warn me?" said the princess, with mild reproach, as she stood before her pilgrims like a hen before her chickens.
The cook began running hither and thither in the passage like a frightened hen, just as Alpatych entered.
"The eggs... the eggs are teaching the hen," muttered the count through tears of joy, and he embraced his wife who was glad to hide her look of shame on his breast.