Flitting sentence example

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  • They live a gay life, flitting from flower to flower, sipping the drops of honeydew, without a thought for the morrow.
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  • A little flock of these titmice came daily to pick a dinner out of my woodpile, or the crumbs at my door, with faint flitting lisping notes, like the tinkling of icicles in the grass, or else with sprightly day day day, or more rarely, in spring-like days, a wiry summery phe-be from the woodside.
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  • For seven years, Etain existed as a butterfly, flitting from place to place without a home of her own.
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  • There were rumors flitting about that the Smashing Pumpkins would split which was fueling the frenzy further.
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  • Although steps were taken to conceal what was in progress, the Turkish staff were aware that preparations for evacuation were in full vigour; but they could not foresee the date on which the final flitting would take place, nor could they make sure how far the number of combatants within the British lines had been reduced.
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  • Whilst the reeves are sitting on their eggs, scattered about the swamps, he is to be seen far away flitting about in flocks, and on the ground dancing and sparring with his companions.
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  • Over wintering chiffchaffs may be seen in waterside locations on sunny days flitting around catching the few insects that are active.
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  • This also lead to the discovery of a Fan-tailed Warbler flitting around the rushy areas, which eventually flew past giving views to all.
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  • The Celts also held that to see a butterfly flitting about at night was a bad omen, one that foretold of impending death.
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  • For example, if you are thinking of doing clouds (a popular nursery theme), you might consider a mural of a sunny garden with fluffy clouds in the sky or angels flitting in and out of thick, lush clouds.
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  • It soon became the norm for fairies to be pictured as the size of buttercups and daisies, flitting about on gossamer wings and hidding under toadstools.
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