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  • A hawk made a wide swing across the grassland and then suddenly dived, jerking up at the last second, its great wings straining as it pumped back into the air with added weight.

  • For the hawk and her young, it was a good day.

  • She was far too conniving—more a hawk than a lark.

  • She watches the place like a hawk and as soon as you're gone she's at the door—comes socializing.

  • A Red Tailed Hawk soared overhead, banking off to the left and then right, searching for a rabbit or squirrel bold enough to show itself.

  • Among birds of prey may be mentioned the eagle and various species of hawk, and among game-birds the partridge and pheasant.

  • The horses of Vermont have been famous in the development of American racing stocks; the Morgan stock is best known, and other famous Vermont strains are Messenger and Black Hawk.

  • hawk (Accipiternisus), palatal view, X 2 diameters.

  • (3) a hawk on the symbol of gold, signifying the victorious Horus.

  • Sugar-canes suffer from the sugar cane borer (Diatioca sacchari) in the West Indies; tobacco from the larvae of hawk moths (Sphingidae) in America; corn and grass from various Lepidopterous pests all over the world.

  • There are over 25,000 ommatidia in the eye of a hawk moth.

  • Ceraunus (" Thunder "), Hierax (" Hawk "), Physcon (" Pot-belly "), Lathyrus (" Chick-pea ").

  • CEDAR FALLS, a city of Black Hawk county, Iowa, U.S.A., on the Cedar river, about roo m.

  • The censer used was a hemispherical cup or bowl of bronze, supported by a long handle, fashioned at one end like an open hand, in which the bowl was, as it were, held, while the other end within which the pastils of incense were kept was shaped into the hawk's head crowned with a disk, as the symbol of Re.'

  • Some of the last-named are represented with such truth of colouring and delicacy of detail that even the separate feathers of the wings and tail are well distinguished, although, as in an example in the British Museum, a human-headed hawk, the piece which contains the figure may not exceed 4 in.

  • He served in the Black Hawk and Seminole wars, and left the army in 1837 to become a civil engineer, but a year afterwards he was reappointed to the army as first lieutenant, Topographical Engineers, and breveted captain for his conduct in the Seminole war.

  • During the Black Hawk War (1832) Zachary Taylor, then a lieutenant-colonel, was in command of Fort Crawford, and to him Black Hawk was entrusted after his capture.

  • They, as well as the young, are much sought after by snakes, but the parents are often successful in repelling these deadly enemies, and are always ready to wage war against any intruder on their precincts, be it man, cat or hawk.

  • The high cheek-bone and the hawk's bill nose are universally distributed in the two Americas; so also are proportions between parts of the body, and the frequency of certain abnormalities of the skull, the hyoid bone, the humerus and the tibia.

  • In North Borneo we seem to see the evolution of a god in the three stages of the cult of the hawk among the Kenyahs, the Kayans and the sea Dyaks.

  • The Kayans have a hawk-god, Laki Neho, but seem to regard the hawk as the servant of the chief god, Laki Tenangan.

  • He is god of omens and ruler of the omen birds; but the hawk is not his messenger, for he never leaves his house; stories are, however, told of his attending feasts in human form and flying away in hawk form when all was over.

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  • In the hawk cemeteries birds were pickled and buried in long bundles, forming sometimes an assortment that is not without incongruities from the naturalist's point of view.

  • The avifauna include - among the birds of prey - the red-shouldered hawk, red-tailed hawk, marsh hawk, Cooper's hawk, sharp-shinned hawk and sparrow hawk; the great horned owl, the barn owl and the screech owl; and bald eagles are not uncommon in the mountainous regions along the larger rivers.

  • Some cuckoos are singular for their habit of using the nests of smaller birds to lay their eggs in, so that the young may be reared by foster-parents; and it has been suggested that the object of the likeness exhibited to the hawk is to enable the cock cuckoo either to frighten the small birds away from their nests or to lure them in pursuit of him, while the hen bird quietly and without molestation disposes of her egg.

  • The fact that both sexes of the cuckoo resemble the hawk does not necessarily prove this suggested explanation to be false; but if it be true that the smaller passerine birds are duped by the similarity to the bird of prey, it may be that the cuckoos themselves escape molestation from larger hawks on account of their resemblance to the sparrowhawk.

  • The woodcock, partridge, hawk, water-ousel, magpie, jay, raven, various kinds of owls, wood-pigeon, golden-crested wren, tufted lark and titmouse are among the birds which breed here.

  • Before the election the Black Hawk Indian War broke out; Lincoln volunteered in one of the Sangamon county companies on the 21st of April and was elected captain by the members of the company.

  • Ammon is figured of human form, wearing on his head a plain deep circlet from which rise two straight parallel plumes, perhaps representing the tail feathers of a hawk.

  • The hawk (Plate I.

  • The royal god in the palace of each was a hawk or Horus.

  • The Raptores are well represented by a large number of genera and species, which include the condor, eagle, vulture, falcon, hawk and owl.

  • The following year Black Hawk, a Sauk leader, opened an unsuccessful war in northern Illinois and Wisconsin (the Black Hawk War); and by 1833 all Indians in Illinois had been removed from the state.

  • The clawed slender fingers did not make Archaeopteryx any more quadrupedal or bat-like in its habits than is a kestrel hawk, with its equally large, or even larger thumb-claw.

  • The Berbers are keen traders too, and, after the harvest, hawk small goods, travelling great distances.

  • The American Fur Company established a post here in 1829 or earlier, but settlement really began in 1833, after the Black Hawk War, and the place had a population of 1200 in 1838.

  • 1844), an associate editor, known as the "Burlington Hawk Eye Man," who in 1903 entered the Baptist ministry and became pastor of the Temple Baptist church in Los Angeles, California, and among whose publications are Hawkeyetems (1877), Hawkeyes (1879), and Smiles Yoked with Sighs (igoo).

  • Denver (under its present name), Black Hawk, Golden, Central City, Mount Vernon.

  • It fell to him, therefore, to direct the conduct of the Black Hawk and Seminole wars.

  • In 1832 the "FourLakes" country was in the theatre of hostilities during the Black Hawk War; Colonel Henry Dodge held a conference with Winnebago chiefs on Lake Mendota, and there were several skirmishes in the neighbourhood between his troops and the followers of Black Hawk, one of which took place on the site of Madison.

  • After Black Hawk's defeat on the Bad Axe he fled to the Wisconsin river Dalles, near the present Kilbourn, where he was betrayed by the Winnebago.

  • Wild birds are not very common; among them are the hawk, parrot, owl, woodpecker, kingfisher, green pigeon, African magpie, the honey-sucker and canary.

  • There are also wild duck, geese and other water fowl, hawk's bill, laggerheads and partridges.

  • Birds include the ostrich, great kori bustard, the eagle, vulture, hawk and crane, francolin, golden cuckoo, bootie, scarlet and yellow finches, kingfishers, parrots (in the eastern regions), pelicans and flamingoes.

  • In 1832, as colonel, he took part in the Black Hawk War, and was the officer to whom Black Hawk surrendered; later he occasionally acted as Indian agent along the upper Mississippi.

  • During the Black Hawk War (1832) it was a base of supplies for the Illinois troops.

  • In the Bornean cult of the hawk it seems that the divine bird itself was regarded as having a foreknowledge of the future.

  • - Hawk and Pigeon.

  • He was admitted to the bar in Shawneetown, Illinois, in 1832; in the same year served as a volunteer in the Black Hawk War, and in 1835 founded the Shawneetown Democrat, which he thereafter edited.

  • The swan and grasshopper symbolize music and song; the hawk, raven, crow and snake have reference to his functions as the god of prophecy.

  • Among other members of this order are the eagle, osprey, vulture, buzzard, kite and hawk, with about a dozen species in all.

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  • Fort Clark was erected on the site in 1850 to protect settlers against the Indians; in 1851 the name was changed by order of the secretary of war to Fort Dodge in honour of Colonel Henry Dodge (1782-1867), who was a lieutenant-colonel of Missouri Volunteers in the War of 181 2, served with distinction as a colonel of Michigan Mounted Volunteers in the Black Hawk War, resigned from the military service in March 1833, was governor of Wisconsin Territory from 1836 to 1841 and from 1846 to 1848, and was a delegate from Wisconsin Territory to Congress from 1841 to 1845, and a United States senator from Wisconsin in 1848-1857.

  • The birds of prey include the red-shouldered, redtailed, broad-winged, Cooper's, sharp-shinned and sparrow hawk and the bald eagle; the great horned, barred, barn, snowy, shorteared and screech owls.

  • Five years later occurred a more serious revolt, the Black Hawk War (see Black Hawk), which also grew out of the dispute over the mineral lands.

  • The Black Hawk War not merely settled the Indian question so far as Wisconsin was concerned, but made the region better known, and gave an appreciable impetus to its growth.

  • BLACK HAWK [Ma`katawimesheka`ka, "Black Sparrow Hawk"], (1767-1838, American Indian warrior of the Sauk and Fox tribes, was born at the Sauk village on Rock river, near the Mississippi, in 1767.

  • British influences were still strong in the upper Mississippi valley and undoubtedly led Black Hawk and the chiefs of the Sauk and Fox confederacy to repudiate this agreement of 1804, and subsequently to enter into the conspiracy of Tecumseh and take part with the British in the war of 1812.

  • That of 1816 was signed by Black Hawk himself, who declared, however, when in 1823 Chief Keokuk and a majority of the two nations crossed the river, that the consent of the chiefs had been obtained by fraud.

  • Black Hawk, leading the party in opposition to Keokuk, at once refused to accede to this cession and threatened to retaliate if his lands were invaded.

  • This precipitated what is known as the Black Hawk War.

  • Settlers began pouring into the new region in the early spring of 1831, and Black Hawk in June attacked several villages near the Illinois-Wisconsin line.

  • With several warriors Black Hawk was sent to Fortress Monroe, Virginia, where he was confined for a few weeks; afterwards he was taken by the government through the principal Eastern cities.

  • Stevens, The Black Hawk War (Chicago, 1903); R.

  • Patterson, Life of Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak or Black Hawk (Boston, 1834), purporting to be Black Hawk's story as told by himself; and Benjamin Drake, Life of Black Hawk (Cincinnati, 1846).

  • one western, the better (in Hawk's Book, and AM.

  • Landnamabok has reached us in two complete editions, one edited by Sturla, who brought down the genealogies to his own grandfather and grandmother, Sturla and Gudny, and one by Hawk, who traces the pedigrees still later to himself.

  • Associated with these remains there have been found those of many other birds, including a hawk, a duck, a darter, a spoonbill, a heron, a rail and a wild-goose, some of these being much larger than any now inhabiting Madagascar.

  • The jackal stands for Anup, the hawk for Har, the frog for Hekt, the baboon for Tahuti, and Ptah, Asiri, Hesi, Nebhat, Hat-hor, Neit, Khnum and Amun-hor are all written out phonetically, but never represented in pictures.

  • The hawk is sacred to Odin; one of his names is " the Raven-god."

  • The origin of things is a problem which has everywhere ' Indra was a hawk when, " being well-winged, he carried to men the food tasted by the gods " (R.

  • 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.

  • Among the lowest races the culture-hero commonly wears a bestial guise, is a spider (Melanesia), an eagle hawk (in some myths and south-east Australia), a coyote (north-west America), a dog or raven (Thlinkeet), a mantis insect (Bushman), and so forth, yet is endowed with human or even super-human qualities, and often shades off into a permanent and practically deathless god.

  • In another Australian legend fire was stolen by the hawk from the bandicoot, and given to men.

  • A hawk made a wide swing across the grassland and then suddenly dived, jerking up at the last second, its great wings straining as it pumped back into the air with added weight.

  • For the hawk and her young, it was a good day.

  • She was far too conniving—more a hawk than a lark.

  • She watches the place like a hawk and as soon as you're gone she's at the door—comes socializing.

  • A Red Tailed Hawk soared overhead, banking off to the left and then right, searching for a rabbit or squirrel bold enough to show itself.

  • It held the stamped insignia of Landis, a swooping hawk.

  • The Global Hawk can stay airborne for 32 hours.

  • RA is usually represented with the body of a man and the head of a hawk, holding an ankh & scepter.

  • Keep a look out for the giant caterpillars of the Hawk Moths.

  • Back at the road, there was a considerable commotion, presumably created by a predator, maybe a hawk of some kind.

  • The Hawk conservancy This award winning and internationally acclaimed conservancy for birds of prey is situated in the village.

  • convolvulus hawk moths.

  • We saw many birds around Koshi including brown hawk owls, brown fish owls, owlets and Indian coursers and large colorful butterflies.

  • There will also be a simulated hunt, in which a Harris hawk or hawk eagle tracks an ' electric rabbit ' .

  • In the mornings, you will often see the resident falconer with a hawk or an owl on his arm.

  • The Harris Hawk is native of South America, and was not used in medieval falconry, but is an impressive bird.

  • flycatcher nest here, while swallows and house martins hawk for insects.

  • Some of the great birds of prey include: the great sparrow hawk and the African goshawk.

  • The flying hawk goes up to the sky, The fish jump to the depths.

  • The wild hawk is accustomed to prey on tame birds; the domestic hawk on wild.

  • The OSP reports directly to Paul Wolfowitz, a leading hawk in the administration.

  • The domestic hawk, in contrast, is like a spiritual father.

  • And black hawk will play in are off for.

  • French company came know what it's the park is at red hawk.

  • hawk moth also appeared, a Poplar on the 6th.

  • There will also be a simulated hunt, in which a Harris hawk or hawk eagle tracks an ' electric rabbit ' .

  • More recently, we have had a sparrow hawk visit.

  • Peter Ward had seen a hummingbird hawk moth on North Marine Road back in June.

  • Moths such as the bright pink and lime green elephant hawk moth.

  • Sheltering from the rain in the hide at Ternery Pool yesterday (7th) was a humming bird hawk moth.

  • A beautiful hummingbird hawk moth appeared and swiftly visited each bloom and then flew out of sight.

  • A perfect combination for elephant hawk moths, night-scented flowers with nectar for the adults, willowherb foodplant for the caterpillars.

  • Ten or twenty House Martins hawk for insects above the canal-side hawthorns.

  • Had excellent views of large hawk cuckoo here and the casuarinas around our bungalow often held a noisy flock of Oriental pied hornbill.

  • hummingbird hawk moth on North Marine Road back in June.

  • Car hire can be arranged by Hawk's Nest, but I hitched a lift with some other visitors.

  • nick name hawk girl.

  • In summer dragonflies hawk over peaty pools which hold rare aquatic plants such as frogbit, fen pondweed and greater water-parsnip.

  • Further on up the creek Don spotted two dark raptors from the van which turned out to be Black Hawk.

  • To catch the rattlesnake, the hawk will approach the snake by walking with its wings outstretched making it look large & threatening.

  • One of the most spectacular birds of the morning, tho, was a stunning Crane Hawk perched by the roadside.

  • rook hawk.

  • Wonder whether the accipiter raiding your feeder is a female sharp-shinned hawk or a male Cooper's hawk?

  • Pass the Parcel can get horribly tense as hawk eyed mothers get really shirty if their kid doesn't have a go.

  • sparrow hawk visit.

  • Some of the great birds of prey include: the great sparrow hawk and the African goshawk.

  • spurge hawk larvae.

  • barn swallows (Hirundo rustica) were hunted by a Sparrow hawk (Accipiter nisus ).

  • The Sparrow Hawk flew dispassionately to nearby cover, grasping its tiny victim in powerful talons.

  • tarantula hawk in bare feet.

  • The Black Hawk made two trips across the Atlantic before being struck by a torpedo in December 1944, five miles off Portland Bill.

  • In the same year, ' Hawk ', the first Scottish purpose built steam trawler, was launched at Leith.

  • versatile actor that made a splash with his performance in Black Hawk Down.

  • Hawk stickers on large windowpanes help to prevent small birds from crashing into the glass.

  • Near the entrance we saw house wren, a perching gray hawk, an abundance of great kiskadees and several other flycatcher species.

  • Here I had a beautiful male masked yellowthroat, Stripe-backed bittern, Zone-tailed hawk (!

  • Among birds of prey may be mentioned the eagle and various species of hawk, and among game-birds the partridge and pheasant.

  • The horses of Vermont have been famous in the development of American racing stocks; the Morgan stock is best known, and other famous Vermont strains are Messenger and Black Hawk.

  • hawk (Accipiternisus), palatal view, X 2 diameters.

  • (3) a hawk on the symbol of gold, signifying the victorious Horus.

  • Sugar-canes suffer from the sugar cane borer (Diatioca sacchari) in the West Indies; tobacco from the larvae of hawk moths (Sphingidae) in America; corn and grass from various Lepidopterous pests all over the world.

  • There are over 25,000 ommatidia in the eye of a hawk moth.

  • Ceraunus (" Thunder "), Hierax (" Hawk "), Physcon (" Pot-belly "), Lathyrus (" Chick-pea ").

  • The eagle, hawk, owl and crow are plentiful.

  • CEDAR FALLS, a city of Black Hawk county, Iowa, U.S.A., on the Cedar river, about roo m.

  • In 1833 he took part in the closing scenes of the Black Hawk War, was present at the capture of Black Hawk, and was sent to Dixon, Illinois, to muster into service some volunteers from that state.

  • The censer used was a hemispherical cup or bowl of bronze, supported by a long handle, fashioned at one end like an open hand, in which the bowl was, as it were, held, while the other end within which the pastils of incense were kept was shaped into the hawk's head crowned with a disk, as the symbol of Re.'

  • Some of the last-named are represented with such truth of colouring and delicacy of detail that even the separate feathers of the wings and tail are well distinguished, although, as in an example in the British Museum, a human-headed hawk, the piece which contains the figure may not exceed 4 in.

  • He served in the Black Hawk and Seminole wars, and left the army in 1837 to become a civil engineer, but a year afterwards he was reappointed to the army as first lieutenant, Topographical Engineers, and breveted captain for his conduct in the Seminole war.

  • During the Black Hawk War (1832) Zachary Taylor, then a lieutenant-colonel, was in command of Fort Crawford, and to him Black Hawk was entrusted after his capture.

  • They, as well as the young, are much sought after by snakes, but the parents are often successful in repelling these deadly enemies, and are always ready to wage war against any intruder on their precincts, be it man, cat or hawk.

  • But Black Hawk's war policy soon resulted in letting the white man in; for the war which he instigated was concluded in 1832 by a cession to the United States of nearly 9000 sq.

  • (See Hawk, below.) (ix.) It is commonly assumed that the animals associated with certain deities are sacred because the god was originally theriomorphic; this is doubtless the case in certain instances; but Apollo Smintheus, Dionysus Bassareus and other examples seem to show that the god may have been appealed to for help and thus become associated with the animals from whom he protected the crops, &c.

  • In North Borneo we seem to see the evolution of a god in the three stages of the cult of the hawk among the Kenyahs, the Kayans and the sea Dyaks.

  • The Kayans have a hawk-god, Laki Neho, but seem to regard the hawk as the servant of the chief god, Laki Tenangan.

  • He is god of omens and ruler of the omen birds; but the hawk is not his messenger, for he never leaves his house; stories are, however, told of his attending feasts in human form and flying away in hawk form when all was over.

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  • In the hawk cemeteries birds were pickled and buried in long bundles, forming sometimes an assortment that is not without incongruities from the naturalist's point of view.

  • The avifauna include - among the birds of prey - the red-shouldered hawk, red-tailed hawk, marsh hawk, Cooper's hawk, sharp-shinned hawk and sparrow hawk; the great horned owl, the barn owl and the screech owl; and bald eagles are not uncommon in the mountainous regions along the larger rivers.

  • Some cuckoos are singular for their habit of using the nests of smaller birds to lay their eggs in, so that the young may be reared by foster-parents; and it has been suggested that the object of the likeness exhibited to the hawk is to enable the cock cuckoo either to frighten the small birds away from their nests or to lure them in pursuit of him, while the hen bird quietly and without molestation disposes of her egg.

  • The fact that both sexes of the cuckoo resemble the hawk does not necessarily prove this suggested explanation to be false; but if it be true that the smaller passerine birds are duped by the similarity to the bird of prey, it may be that the cuckoos themselves escape molestation from larger hawks on account of their resemblance to the sparrowhawk.

  • The woodcock, partridge, hawk, water-ousel, magpie, jay, raven, various kinds of owls, wood-pigeon, golden-crested wren, tufted lark and titmouse are among the birds which breed here.

  • Before the election the Black Hawk Indian War broke out; Lincoln volunteered in one of the Sangamon county companies on the 21st of April and was elected captain by the members of the company.

  • Ammon is figured of human form, wearing on his head a plain deep circlet from which rise two straight parallel plumes, perhaps representing the tail feathers of a hawk.

  • The hawk (Plate I.

  • The royal god in the palace of each was a hawk or Horus.

  • The Raptores are well represented by a large number of genera and species, which include the condor, eagle, vulture, falcon, hawk and owl.

  • The following year Black Hawk, a Sauk leader, opened an unsuccessful war in northern Illinois and Wisconsin (the Black Hawk War); and by 1833 all Indians in Illinois had been removed from the state.

  • The clawed slender fingers did not make Archaeopteryx any more quadrupedal or bat-like in its habits than is a kestrel hawk, with its equally large, or even larger thumb-claw.

  • The Berbers are keen traders too, and, after the harvest, hawk small goods, travelling great distances.

  • The American Fur Company established a post here in 1829 or earlier, but settlement really began in 1833, after the Black Hawk War, and the place had a population of 1200 in 1838.

  • In 1837 a newspaper, the Wisconsin Territorial Gazette, now the Burlington Evening Gazette, and in 1839 another, the Burlington Hawk Eye, were founded; the latter became ' widely known in the years immediately following 1872 from the humorous sketches contributed to it by Robert Jones Burdette (b.

  • 1844), an associate editor, known as the "Burlington Hawk Eye Man," who in 1903 entered the Baptist ministry and became pastor of the Temple Baptist church in Los Angeles, California, and among whose publications are Hawkeyetems (1877), Hawkeyes (1879), and Smiles Yoked with Sighs (igoo).

  • Denver (under its present name), Black Hawk, Golden, Central City, Mount Vernon.

  • It fell to him, therefore, to direct the conduct of the Black Hawk and Seminole wars.

  • In 1832 the "FourLakes" country was in the theatre of hostilities during the Black Hawk War; Colonel Henry Dodge held a conference with Winnebago chiefs on Lake Mendota, and there were several skirmishes in the neighbourhood between his troops and the followers of Black Hawk, one of which took place on the site of Madison.

  • After Black Hawk's defeat on the Bad Axe he fled to the Wisconsin river Dalles, near the present Kilbourn, where he was betrayed by the Winnebago.

  • Wild birds are not very common; among them are the hawk, parrot, owl, woodpecker, kingfisher, green pigeon, African magpie, the honey-sucker and canary.

  • There are also wild duck, geese and other water fowl, hawk's bill, laggerheads and partridges.

  • Birds include the ostrich, great kori bustard, the eagle, vulture, hawk and crane, francolin, golden cuckoo, bootie, scarlet and yellow finches, kingfishers, parrots (in the eastern regions), pelicans and flamingoes.

  • In 1832, as colonel, he took part in the Black Hawk War, and was the officer to whom Black Hawk surrendered; later he occasionally acted as Indian agent along the upper Mississippi.

  • Rustic life is represented by a squirrel: I crake notis; I krak nots; I bite notes: by a hare, or a hare riding a dog: - Sohou, sohou; sohou, mutel; sohou, Robin; sohou, je le voi; sohou, je lai trouve; je vois a bois; by a hare in a tree: Sohou, scut, ware I cut: by a monkey riding a dog or goat: - Allone I ride, I hunt; allone I ride, have I no swayn: by a stag: - Alas, Bowles: by a dog: - hobbe, dogge, hobbe; garez ben le petit chen: by a hawk seizing a bird: - Alas, je su pris.

  • During the Black Hawk War (1832) it was a base of supplies for the Illinois troops.

  • In the Bornean cult of the hawk it seems that the divine bird itself was regarded as having a foreknowledge of the future.

  • - Hawk and Pigeon.

  • He was admitted to the bar in Shawneetown, Illinois, in 1832; in the same year served as a volunteer in the Black Hawk War, and in 1835 founded the Shawneetown Democrat, which he thereafter edited.

  • Among plants, the bay, used in expiatory sacrifices and also for making the crown of victory at the Pythian games, and the palm-tree, under which he was born in Delos, were sacred to him; among animals and birds, the wolf, the roe, the swan, the hawk, the raven, the crow, the snake, the mouse, the grasshopper and the griffin, a mixture of the eagle and the lion evidently of Eastern origin.

  • The swan and grasshopper symbolize music and song; the hawk, raven, crow and snake have reference to his functions as the god of prophecy.

  • Among other members of this order are the eagle, osprey, vulture, buzzard, kite and hawk, with about a dozen species in all.

  • Fort Clark was erected on the site in 1850 to protect settlers against the Indians; in 1851 the name was changed by order of the secretary of war to Fort Dodge in honour of Colonel Henry Dodge (1782-1867), who was a lieutenant-colonel of Missouri Volunteers in the War of 181 2, served with distinction as a colonel of Michigan Mounted Volunteers in the Black Hawk War, resigned from the military service in March 1833, was governor of Wisconsin Territory from 1836 to 1841 and from 1846 to 1848, and was a delegate from Wisconsin Territory to Congress from 1841 to 1845, and a United States senator from Wisconsin in 1848-1857.

  • The birds of prey include the red-shouldered, redtailed, broad-winged, Cooper's, sharp-shinned and sparrow hawk and the bald eagle; the great horned, barred, barn, snowy, shorteared and screech owls.

  • Five years later occurred a more serious revolt, the Black Hawk War (see Black Hawk), which also grew out of the dispute over the mineral lands.

  • The Black Hawk War not merely settled the Indian question so far as Wisconsin was concerned, but made the region better known, and gave an appreciable impetus to its growth.

  • BLACK HAWK [Ma`katawimesheka`ka, "Black Sparrow Hawk"], (1767-1838, American Indian warrior of the Sauk and Fox tribes, was born at the Sauk village on Rock river, near the Mississippi, in 1767.

  • British influences were still strong in the upper Mississippi valley and undoubtedly led Black Hawk and the chiefs of the Sauk and Fox confederacy to repudiate this agreement of 1804, and subsequently to enter into the conspiracy of Tecumseh and take part with the British in the war of 1812.

  • That of 1816 was signed by Black Hawk himself, who declared, however, when in 1823 Chief Keokuk and a majority of the two nations crossed the river, that the consent of the chiefs had been obtained by fraud.

  • Black Hawk, leading the party in opposition to Keokuk, at once refused to accede to this cession and threatened to retaliate if his lands were invaded.

  • This precipitated what is known as the Black Hawk War.

  • Settlers began pouring into the new region in the early spring of 1831, and Black Hawk in June attacked several villages near the Illinois-Wisconsin line.

  • With several warriors Black Hawk was sent to Fortress Monroe, Virginia, where he was confined for a few weeks; afterwards he was taken by the government through the principal Eastern cities.

  • Stevens, The Black Hawk War (Chicago, 1903); R.

  • Thwaites, "The Story of the Black Hawk War" in vol.

  • Patterson, Life of Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak or Black Hawk (Boston, 1834), purporting to be Black Hawk's story as told by himself; and Benjamin Drake, Life of Black Hawk (Cincinnati, 1846).

  • one western, the better (in Hawk's Book, and AM.

  • Landnamabok has reached us in two complete editions, one edited by Sturla, who brought down the genealogies to his own grandfather and grandmother, Sturla and Gudny, and one by Hawk, who traces the pedigrees still later to himself.

  • Associated with these remains there have been found those of many other birds, including a hawk, a duck, a darter, a spoonbill, a heron, a rail and a wild-goose, some of these being much larger than any now inhabiting Madagascar.

  • The jackal stands for Anup, the hawk for Har, the frog for Hekt, the baboon for Tahuti, and Ptah, Asiri, Hesi, Nebhat, Hat-hor, Neit, Khnum and Amun-hor are all written out phonetically, but never represented in pictures.

  • The hawk is sacred to Odin; one of his names is " the Raven-god."

  • The origin of things is a problem which has everywhere ' Indra was a hawk when, " being well-winged, he carried to men the food tasted by the gods " (R.

  • 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.

  • Among the lowest races the culture-hero commonly wears a bestial guise, is a spider (Melanesia), an eagle hawk (in some myths and south-east Australia), a coyote (north-west America), a dog or raven (Thlinkeet), a mantis insect (Bushman), and so forth, yet is endowed with human or even super-human qualities, and often shades off into a permanent and practically deathless god.

  • In another Australian legend fire was stolen by the hawk from the bandicoot, and given to men.

  • "And I would rather have a young hawk that has been trained to hunt" said Ethelbert.

  • The whistle of the locomotive penetrates my woods summer and winter, sounding like the scream of a hawk sailing over some farmer's yard, informing me that many restless city merchants are arriving within the circle of the town, or adventurous country traders from the other side.

  • The hawk is aerial brother of the wave which he sails over and surveys, those his perfect air-inflated wings answering to the elemental unfledged pinions of the sea.

  • I have sometimes disturbed a fish hawk sitting on a white pine over the water; but I doubt if it is ever profaned by the wind of a gull, like Fair Haven.

  • The marsh hawk, sailing low over the meadow, is already seeking the first slimy life that awakes.

  • "She let the hawk fly upward from her wide right sleeve," went the song, arousing an involuntary sensation of courage and cheerfulness.

  • Further on up the creek Don spotted two dark raptors from the van which turned out to be Black Hawk.

  • To catch the rattlesnake, the hawk will approach the snake by walking with its wings outstretched making it look large & threatening.

  • One of the most spectacular birds of the morning, tho, was a stunning Crane Hawk perched by the roadside.

  • However, with the things that can go wrong there is immeasurable pleasure to be had from a good rook hawk.

  • Wonder whether the accipiter raiding your feeder is a female sharp-shinned hawk or a male Cooper 's hawk?

  • Pass the Parcel can get horribly tense as hawk eyed mothers get really shirty if their kid does n't have a go.

  • On the coast of Picardy just across the Channel I have seen it being devoured by large spurge hawk larvae.

  • Barn swallows (Hirundo rustica) were hunted by a Sparrow hawk (Accipiter nisus).

  • The Sparrow Hawk flew dispassionately to nearby cover, grasping its tiny victim in powerful talons.

  • Just do n't ever accidently step on a tarantula hawk in bare feet.

  • The Black Hawk made two trips across the Atlantic before being struck by a torpedo in December 1944, five miles off Portland Bill.

  • In the same year, ' Hawk ', the first Scottish purpose built steam trawler, was launched at Leith.

  • Bana is a versatile actor that made a splash with his performance in Black Hawk Down.

  • Hawk stickers on large windowpanes help to prevent small birds from crashing into the glass.

  • Here I had a beautiful male Masked yellowthroat, Stripe-backed bittern, Zone-tailed hawk (!

  • This includes Allamakee, Benton, Black Hawk, Polk, Linn, Butler, Hardin, Iowa, Jasper, and Franklin, as well as several other counties in the state of Iowa.

  • Jet the Hawk is one of Sonic's many rivals.

  • Bozeman High School Hawk Soccer competes in the MHSA conference, with frosh-more, junior varsity and varsity teams for girls and boys.

  • Tony Hawk was a pioneer in the sport of vertical skateboarding, taking his passion and turning it into a professional athletic career.

  • Anthony Frank Hawk was born on May 12, 1968 in San Diego, California, to Frank and Nancy Hawk.

  • At just nine years old, Hawk's brother gave him a fiberglass Bahne board.

  • The challenge of skateboarding took a fair amount of determination, but Hawk quickly mastered it and gained a sense of accomplishment, as well as an inner peace and generosity.

  • Tony Hawk's skateboard talent took him far at a young age and increased the sport's popularity during the 1980s.

  • When he was 12, Dogtown Skateboards sponsored Hawk, and at 14, he became a pro.

  • A year later, while still a senior in high school, Hawk was able to buy his own home.

  • Almost as quickly as skateboarding had gained popularity, the sport took a sudden nosedive, threatening Tony Hawk's livelihood.

  • Hawk was forced to sell their second home and their Lexus.

  • The company was not initially successful and Hawk began to reconsider other career choices, such as video editing, computer programming or web design.

  • Skateboarding began to gain in popularity again in the mid-1990s and Hawk's career was born again.

  • Hawk's income was on the rise again, including six-figure endorsement deals with a variety of companies.

  • In 1998, Hawk created Hawk Clothing, a line of kids' skate clothing.

  • In 1999, Hawk worked with Activision to create Tony Hawk's Pro Skater PlayStation video game.

  • The game became an unexpected hit, and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 (2000) ranked as the number one game for more than a month.

  • The Tony Hawk video game series (Pro Skater 1, 2, 3, 4 and Tony Hawk's Underground) have become some of the best-selling games ever.

  • Over the years, Hawk has competed in a variety of skating contests, earning top placements.

  • In 2002, Tony Hawk started the Boom Boom HuckJam, a 30-city arena tour, which includes the top skateboarders, BMX and Motocross riders performing routines to punk and hip hop music.

  • Hawk married Cindy Dunbar in April 1990 and the two divorced in 1995.

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