Claire thinks I'm a silly goose about it.
The memory brought goose bumps to her arms.
The thought brought goose bumps to her arms.
entrance South Goose Cape, which forms the S.
This goose has been introduced successfully into Europe.
For a week I heard the circling, groping clangor of some solitary goose in the foggy mornings, seeking its companion, and still peopling the woods with the sound of a larger life than they could sustain.
Thus the downfall of the monarchy and of the ancient cults have been nearly fatal to some of the more beautiful birds; feather ornaments, formerly worn only by nobles, came to be a common decoration; and many species (for example the Hawaiian gallinule, Gallinula sandwicensis, which, because of its crimson frontal plate and bill, was said by the natives to have played the part of Prometheus, burning its head with fire stolen from the gods and bestowed on mortals) have been nearly destroyed by the mongoose, or have been driven from their lowland homes to the mountains, such being the fate of the mamo, mentioned above, and of the Sandwich Island goose (Bernicla sandwicensis), which is here a remarkable example of adaptation, as its present habitat is quite arid.
"I'm not a goose, but they are who cry about trifles," said Petya.
- Grass does not grow to any extent except in Goose Land.
The blood drained from her face and goose bumps covered her arms under the sweater.
Goose bumps rose all over her body, and he dried her as quickly as he could before draping a bathrobe around her.
At her table there were extra dishes at dinner, and the servants had vodka and roast goose or suckling pig.
from Jassy, in consequence of eating a whole goose while in a high state of fever.
What was good for the goose wasn't necessarily good for the gander, it seemed.
extremity of Goose Land (Gusinaya Zemlya) in 72° N.
Among game birds are: wild duck and goose, partridge, francolin, some kinds of dove, and in the steppe the buzzard.
His vehicle (vahana) is a goose or swan (hamsa), whence he is also called Harnsavahana; and his consort is Sarasvati, the goddess of learning.
There, at the top, in tightly bundled robe and, yes, a Mother Goose stocking cap, stood Claire Quincy!
If he had the sense God gave a goose, he'd stay in Houston until spring.
Vast numbers of small lakes stud the Vitim and upper Selenga plateaus; the lower valley of the latter river contains the Goose Lake(Gusinoye).
The wet nurse supported the coverlet with her chin, while the priest with a goose feather anointed the boy's little red and wrinkled soles and palms.
They were compelled to wear a distinctive dress, to which, in some places, was attached the foot of a goose or duck (whence they were sometimes called Canards).
The larger birds are the bittern, great and small bustard, eagle, francolin, goose; giant, grey and redlegged partridge, sand grouse, pelican, pheasant, stork and swan.
One night in the beginning of winter, before the pond froze over, about nine o'clock, I was startled by the loud honking of a goose, and, stepping to the door, heard the sound of their wings like a tempest in the woods as they flew low over my house.
The whole story was an imaginary embroidery of the facts that barnacles attach themselves to submerged timber and that a species of goose is known as the bernicle goose.
On the lakes there is a very handsome goose, with white body and dark-green wings shading into violet, called huachua, two kinds of ibis, a large gull (Larus serranus) frequenting the alpine lakes in flocks, flamingoes called parihuana, ducks and water-hens.
The Sheyenne, the Goose, the Park and the Pembina rivers are the most important of these streams. The Mouse, or Souris, river rises in Canada, crosses the international boundary near the meridian of 102° W.
Nok Khum is one of the theories of the genesis of mankind, the Nok Khum being the sacred goose or "Hansa" from whose eggs the first human beings were supposed to have been hatched.
Wolves are numerous in the mountains; the heron, ibis, wild goose and snipe in the valley of the Wei.
Conspicuous among these are the great white swan (Cygnus anatoides), the black-necked swan (Anser nigricollis), the antarctic goose (Anas antarctica) and the " race-horse " or " steamer duck " (Micropterus brachypterus).
In 1553 Sir Hugh Willoughby sighted what was probably Goose Land; Richard Chancellor penetrated into the White Sea.
The note of this once wild Indian pheasant is certainly the most remarkable of any bird's, and if they could be naturalized without being domesticated, it would soon become the most famous sound in our woods, surpassing the clangor of the goose and the hooting of the owl; and then imagine the cackling of the hens to fill the pauses when their lords' clarions rested!
Birds are fairly numerous, and include many varieties of water-fowl, several of which (Anser indicus, the bar-headed goose, for instance) breed in Tibet, while others are only found as birds of passage.
The ducks include the mallard, black duck, canvas-back and red-head; the Canadian goose, the snowy goose and the blue goose also appear during the migrating seasons.
The fourth grade, for civilians a wild goose, for the military a tiger, and a clasp of worked gold with a silver button.
The interest and the conversation are about costume and manners chiefly; but a goose is a goose still, dress it as you will.
There are a raven (Corvus), a coot (Fulica), the well-known Sandwich island goose (Bernicla sandvicensis), now very commonly domesticated in Europe; and some flycatchers and thrushlike birds.
McQueenii, Gray); woodcock, snipe, pigeon, many kinds of goose, duck, &c. The flamingo comes up from the south as far north as the neighborhood of Teheran; the stork abounds.
In 1768 the Russian Lieutenant Rozmyslov reached Goose Land and penetrated into the Kara Sea by the Matochkin Shar, where he spent the winter; in the following year he pursued the exploration of the Kara Sea, but was compelled to return and abandon his ship. The first real scientific information about the island is due to the expeditions (1821-1824) of Count Feodor Petrovich Liitke (1797-1882), after whom part of the N.
Next follows Moller Bay, between Goose Land and Cape Britvin, with several minor bays affording anchorages.
The turkey (shieldmencho) and the goose (gacho) have been introduced but are little appreciated as yet.
New Zealand has also yielded many flightless birds, notably the numerous species and genera of Dinornithidae, some of which survived into the 19th century; Pseudapteryx allied to the Kiwi; Cnemiornis, a big, flightless goose; Aptornis and Notornis, flightless rails; and Harpagornis, a truly gigantic bird of prey with tremendous wings and talons.
A large flightless goose, Cnemiornis, allied to the Australian Cereopsis, and the gigantic rapacious Harpagornis, have died out recently, with the moas.
The Egyptian goose (chenalopex) is figured in the XVIIIth dynasty as sacred to Ammon; but his most frequent and celebrated incarnation was the woolly sheep with curved (" Ammon") horns (as opposed to the oldest native breed with long horizontal twisted horns and hairy coat, sacred to Khnum or Chnumis).
Both varieties are depicted on the ancient monuments; the whitef rooted goose being commonly shown.
Large flocks of sheep are kept, both for their flesh and their wool, and there are in the province large numbers of horned cattle and of pigs, Geese and goose feathers form lucrative articles of export.
The most common goose is the white-fronted variety; the Egyptian goose is more rare.
Among its native fruits are the persimmon, the paw-paw, the goose plum and the fox grape.
Her mouth felt suddenly dry and goose bumps sprang up all over her bare arms.
(partly in Lenox) and Goose Pond, in the S.E.
Other game birds include the francolin, quail, guineafowl, sand-grouse, snipe, wild duck, wild goose, widgeon, teal, plover and rail.
wide), Summer Lake (a little smaller than Abert), and Goose Lake, the one last named lying partly in California and draining into the Sacramento system.
One of the most extraordinary and persistent myths of medieval natura history, dating back to the 12th century at least, was the cause of transferring to these organisms the name of the barnack or bernacle goose (Bernicla branta).
On the 1st of April it rained and melted the ice, and in the early part of the day, which was very foggy, I heard a stray goose groping about over the pond and cackling as if lost, or like the spirit of the fog.
The wild goose is more of a cosmopolite than we; he breaks his fast in Canada, takes a luncheon in the Ohio, and plumes himself for the night in a southern bayou.
Goose Lake, for example, lies in the Great Basin at some seasons; but at other times it overflows and becomes a part of the drainage system of the Sacramento river.
Each child receives a duck card and the person who is the goose carries a goose card and touches each duck card as he names each duck and then selects the new goose.
The new goose gets to exchange his duck card for a goose card.
A few specimens of solitary goose have been procured, but the bird is rarely met with.
Hold your tongue, Petya, what a goose you are!
That the humming-bird (Nuitziton), which was the god's old shape, should become merely his attendant (like the owl of Pallas, the mouse of Apollo, the goose of Priapus, the cuckoo of Hera), when the god received anthropomorphic form, is an example of a process common in'all mythologies.
Seb is a goose, called " the great cackler "; he laid the creative egg.'
- Wing muscles of a Goose.
From the lower part of a carpel are produced several laterally placed ovules, which become bright red or orange on ripening; the bright fleshy seeds, which in some species are as large as a goose's egg, and the tawny spreading carpels produce a pleasing combination of colour in the midst of the long dark-green fronds, which curve gracefully upwards and outwards from the summit of the columnar stem.
They can be filled with duck or goose feather or down.
Every day she saw the goose fluff up her nest, turn the eggs, then settle back down to wait patiently.
Among the birds of the island are the eagle, hawk, petrel, owl, finch, peewit, diamond bird, fire-tail, robin, emu-wren, crow, swallow, magpie, blackcap, goatsucker, quail, ground dove, parrot, lark, mountain thrush, cuckoo, wattlebird, whistling duck, honeybird, Cape Barren goose, penguin duck, waterhen, snipe, albatross and laughing jackass.
That elegant shrug was so familiar that it brought goose bumps to her skin.
An owl hooted outside the bedroom window, its eerie call prickling her skin with goose bumps.
apricot stuffing, quail or goose.
barnacle goose in Combe Haven valley.
It was during this time that the legend of the " goose barnacle " started.
It brings goose bumps to the back of my neck.
Bake the covered casserole of stuffing alongside the goose during the last 30 minutes of roasting.
The phenomenon the wise men had followed, always possibly a wild goose chase, had turned out to be for real.
The Goose up the road in Kings Heath is almost a carbon copy, in both style and clientele.
Somewhat dazed he was herded away to their goose house.
It uses a limited number of well-known fairy tales, such as Cinderella, Mother Goose and Jack and the Beanstalk.
Goose and duck farms produce foie gras, which is then sold fresh or made into pate and terrines.
Gourmet food store offers fresh pate de foie gras, goose foie gras.
For the next two weeks local wildfowlers were almost frenetic in their search for the elusive snow goose.
The Gray Lag Goose has been joined by another and a female gadwall also seen a couple of times.
goose down duvet is exceptionally light.
goose down pillows for just £ 79.99.
The bog also provides habitats for upland birds, with the Greenland white-fronted goose being of particular note.
One of their early successes in conservation was the preservation of the Hawaiian goose.
goose pimples, hot & sweaty, then really cold.
goose bumps all over.
Goose tree goose tree Goose barnacles often attach themselves to the bottom of boats and any floating object.
goose feather or down.
On tuesday I came accross a barnacle goose in Combe Haven valley.
roast goose for 2 to 2 ½ hours draining the fat often.
Amy becomes ` Mother Goose ', helping them hatch and raising the goslings.
greylag goose: This wild goose is a very common breeding bird.
Members heckled Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy during a campaign walkabout at the Fox and Goose shopping center last week.
The call starts out as a loud, slow honk that becomes faster and quieter as the goose runs out of air.
Egyptian Goose bred successfully near Kimpton Mill (TK) with at least two fully fledged juveniles seen.
Our starters of goose liver risotto with wild mushrooms and wild boar pancakes in cream sauce, were both well-executed and full of flavor.
Can you spot the white morph " Greater " Snow Goose?
Mother Goose music one, and the richard scarry one.
Suddenly we heard the murmur of goose song to our right.
A nice touch lineup includes the goose pagoda one knowing how to.
Through the dramatic up the coast goose pagoda one a model of.
We decided to stage the panto Mother Goose for just one night and put all proceeds toward the appeal.
At least a dozen remain on the sea, along with 2 imm m Eiders, and an Egyptian Goose flew past.
I am getting goose pimples just thinking about it.
I have goose pimples, and I think I'm going to go to bed before I get really scared.
It raises goose pimples in places where the sands of time have long run out.
I even felt goose pimples at the time - 1km to go!
The disease particularly affects poultry, which includes chicken, duck, goose, turkey and guinea fowl.
Sounding dustier than ever Gil's cracked honey voice still possesses an urgency of spirit that can make goose bumps prickle on your back.
proverbial saying " What's good for the goose is good for the gander " .
In the Dales, the favorite type of knitting stick was a shape known as the goose quill, which was curved and elegant.
quill of goose feathers.
What is sauce for the goose must be sauce for the goose must be sauce for the gander.
In future lets remember that old proverbial saying " What's good for the goose is good for the gander " .
Kneeling up, I swung onto the leading goose of the smaller skein as it passed overhead.
Use to stuff the body cavity of the goose, securing with thread or a small skewer.
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solan (goose)ge beside of the solan geese that roosted in the crags; and from these an extraordinary income is derived.
Will compliment fish in rich sauces, pasta and white meat such as pork loin with an apricot stuffing, quail or goose.
That morning we also saw two Egyptian Goose, several Common teals and lots of Wigeons.
Badger hunting, badger fat for cow's teats, better than goose fat.
I highly recommend the smoked Argyll ham and smoked venison together, as I do the smoked chicken and smoked goose.
white featherlight and luxurious white goose feather and down duvet is perfect whatever the weather.
QUILL, a term applied to the bare, hard, hollow tube of the feather of a bird, also to the large flight feathers or remiges, and especially to the strong feathers of the goose, swan, or crow used in the making of quill pens (see Feather and PEN).
New Zealand has also yielded many flightless birds, notably the numerous species and genera of Dinornithidae, some of which survived into the 19th century (see M0A); Pseudapteryx allied to the Kiwi; Cnemiornis, a big, flightless goose; Aptornis and Notornis, flightless rails; and Harpagornis, a truly gigantic bird of prey with tremendous wings and talons.
Kossel) they give rise to important cell constituents - haemoglobin, nucleo-proteids, &c. " Thymus histone " occurs in the thymus gland; globin occurs in combination as haemoglobin; other histones have been extracted from the red blood corpuscles of the goose and the testes of fishes and other animals.
The Sheyenne, the Goose, the Park and the Pembina rivers are the most important of these streams. The Mouse, or Souris, river rises in Canada, crosses the international boundary near the meridian of 102Ã‚° W.
The sacred beasts in the various temples, tame as far as possible, were of almost every conceivable variety, from the vulture to the swallow or the goose, from the lion to the shrew-mouse, from the hippopotamus to the sheep and the monkey, from the crocodile to the tortoise and the cobra, from the carp to the eel; the scorpion and the scarab beetle were perhaps the strangest in this strange company of deities.
extremity of Goose Land (Gusinaya Zemlya) in 72Ã‚° N.
The poet gives us a "portrait of the fat friar with his double chin shaking about as big as a goose's egg, and the ploughman with his hood full of holes, his mittens made of patches, and his poor wife going barefoot on the ice so that her blood followed" (Early English Text Society, vol.
He wrote rapidly on course paper with a quill of goose feathers.
The oven-ready goose was sent by rail, wrapped in a raffia bag, a few days before Christmas.
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An old hat and a Christmas goose are the only clues to a stolen jewel.
That morning we also saw two Egyptian Goose, several Common Teals and lots of Wigeons.
Badger hunting, badger fat for cow 's teats, better than goose fat.
Hawaiian Goose The Hawaiian goose inhabits the poorly vegetated volcanic slopes of Hawaii.
This soft, light and luxurious white goose feather and down duvet is perfect whatever the weather.
There are so many cute Mother Goose nursery rhymes to choose from, so you'll have no difficulty finding the perfect theme for your little one's new bedroom.
There are two main types of natural down: goose and duck down.
Down is the soft cluster of fibers found beneath the feathers of a goose or duck.
Duck Down: Duck down is often cheaper than goose down.
Duck down may also retain a strong odor longer than goose down does.
Goose Down: Goose down is more expensive and will insulate blankets, comforters and pillows better than duck down.
Stolichnaya, Grey Goose, Skyy and, if you are not working on a budget, Chopin can all help your create the perfect martini, depending on your taste buds.
Something like Stolichnaya is a good choice, and Grey Goose will work perfectly since it is a French vodka.Don't replace the vodka in the recipe with gin and vermouth.
These are tough times and they would much rather cut customers a little slack with lower fees and reasonable payments plan than push people into bankruptcy and end up with the grand goose egg.
Just like looking for a teacup in a discontinued china pattern, trying to locate the perfect size outdoor chaise cushion can send any homeowner on a wild goose chase because styles and shapes change so frequently.
They are typically stuffed with a poly-blend or cotton fill instead of a more expensive goose down.
Poultry choices include chicken, turkey, duck, and goose.
Duck and goose are naturally fatty; save them for special occasions.
You may opt to buy a comforter that is filled with goose down and has a removable cover.
Goose down comforters are luxurious and will keep you warm on cold winter nights.
A goose down comforter is an investment.
You'll spend more money than you would on a typical, cheaper comforter, so you should take time to learn about goose down before buying.
The inner plumage of either a goose or a duck is commonly referred to as down.
The function of the down is to keep the goose warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
The goose down is larger than that of a duck.
Duck down has a distinct odor, whereas goose down doesn't.
If the down comes from a goose, it'll appear on the label.
If goose isn't on the label, then the down is from a duck.
The quality and size of the down depends on the size and age of the goose.
The larger the goose, the more loft your comforter will have as well as insulation.
The cushioning effect you get with goose down is referred to as lofting.
The clusters form air pockets which make goose down a perfect insulator.
The two most cherished goose downs are Hungarian and Siberian.
Siberian goose down is also from an extremely cold climate and is used for very high-end comforters.
Goose down is harvested in three main methods.
The first is hand-plucked, the second is harvested from the goose's natural molting process and the third is a byproduct of the processing of geese for food.
White goose down is the by-product of geese raised for the purpose of food.
Whenever syriaca and goose down are combined, the floss acts as a filter and traps dust particles and goose dander.
Like all comforters, goose down comforters come in various sizes, but some are sized differently from the industry standards of twin, full, queen, king, and California king.
It's time to call Goose and Iceman for an intervention already).
Meg Ryan was working as a regular on the soap opera As the World Turns, as well as various other small television roles, when she won the part of Goose's wife Carole in the 1986 blockbuster movie Top Gun.
If your dog has had recent contact with other dogs and one night, out of the blue, he sounds like he may have swallowed a goose, he may have kennel cough.
This goose down Chalet long coat from Lands' End will keep you warm regardless of how far the temperatures fall.
Your wild goose chases will sometimes illicit groans, but thankfully it isn't too bad.
The bone chilling cold of the High Sierras will get most people scurrying for their goose down comforters and leaves nary a chance for even the hardiest of grape to sprout.
The skin is dry and goose bumps may or may not appear.
However, hypo-allergenic and white goose feather pillows are also available.
Woolworth imported German-made ornaments to sell in his stores, where they were displayed on small trees made of dyed goose feathers.
Your main course of stuffed turkey, goose, or chicken is, after all, the highlight of a Thanksgiving meal.
If you see a style you love, it's best to buy it when it's in season and easy to find, or you may find yourself on a bit of a wild goose chase.
Mother Goose.com offers simple online games based on popular Mother Goose rhymes.
Duck, Duck Goose: Children sit in a circle.
One child is "IT" and designated as the goose.
She walks around the circle saying, "Duck," as she pats each child on the head until she decides to designate one of her peers as the new goose.
The new goose must chase the former goose around the circle and catch her before she sits down in the goose's place.
She can't leave the middle of the circle until another goose ends up in the middle of the circle.
After leaving the soap opera, she went on to star in a few primetime roles before making a splash on the big screen in the feature film Top Gun in the role of Carole Bradshaw, the wife of navy aviator Goose.
Ostrich leather is one of the most luxurious materials for watch bands, with a particularly soft and supple feel, and a distinctive "goose bumps" texture.
Duck, Duck Goose with Cards: Since some children with autism might object to the pat on the head in Duck, Duck Goose, you can modify the game with the use of duck cards.
If there is something else, perhaps more serious in nature, you definitely don't want to waste time on a wild goose chase.
I wanted to deal with Jeremy's heritage, but I also moved the fox maidens out of his life indefinitely, sending them on a wild goose chase.
For a hobbyist running a site about building motorcycle models, it might be enough to figure out how to goose traffic enough to have the Google ads pay for hosting and other expenses.
Currently I've been working on a blind that entirely hides my shape under a huge goose decoy.
What is sauce for the goose must be sauce for the gander.
Precious Moments Community: The creators of this site, Pat Carson and Gloria Steele, met with Samuel Butcher to show him his Goose Girl and two angels on a cloud, which they had converted into cross stitch.
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