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1  "Most observing bird," said the old lady.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
2  Beth's bird began to chirp again, and a half-blown rose was discovered on Amy's bush in the window.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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3  A little gray-coated sand bird came tripping over the beach 'peeping' softly to itself, as if enjoying the sun and sea.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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4  Can't be helped, Marmee, so you must resign yourself to all sorts of worries, and let your birds hop out of the nest, one by one.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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5  "That bird is the trial of my life," she continued, removing the pink mountain from her head, while Laurie seated himself astride a chair.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINETEEN
6  Birds twittered their adieux from the alders in the lane, and every tree stood ready to send down its shower of red or yellow apples at the first shake.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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7  Just wait ten years, and see if we don't, said Amy, who sat in a corner making mud pies, as Hannah called her little clay models of birds, fruit, and faces.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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8  After a grand rummage three of the missing articles were found, one over the bird cage, one covered with ink, and a third burned brown, having been used as a holder.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE
9  You know as well as I that it does make a difference with nearly everyone, so don't ruffle up like a dear, motherly hen, when your chickens get pecked by smarter birds.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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10  "Birds in their little nests agree," sang Beth, the peacemaker, with such a funny face that both sharp voices softened to a laugh, and the "pecking" ended for that time.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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11  The girls meantime spread the table, set the children round the fire, and fed them like so many hungry birds, laughing, talking, and trying to understand the funny broken English.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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12  Beth had old-fashioned fragrant flowers in her garden, sweet peas and mignonette, larkspur, pinks, pansies, and southernwood, with chickweed for the birds and catnip for the pussies.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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13  Books and papers everywhere, a broken meerschaum, and an old flute over the mantlepiece as if done with, a ragged bird without any tail chirped on one window seat, and a box of white mice adorned the other.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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14  While Amy stood laughing on the bank above him as she scattered crumbs to the brilliant birds, Laurie looked at her as she had looked at him, with a natural curiosity to see what changes time and absence had wrought.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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15  He pulled her hair whenever she came near him, upset his bread and milk to plague her when she had newly cleaned his cage, made Mop bark by pecking at him while Madam dozed, called her names before company, and behaved in all respects like an reprehensible old bird.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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16  This was something altogether new, and it proved a grand success, for Mrs. March couldn't get over her surprise, and insisted on shaking hands with every one of the featherless birds, from tall Franz and Emil to the little quadroon, who had the sweetest voice of all.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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17  So the spring days came and went, the sky grew clearer, the earth greener, the flowers were up fairly early, and the birds came back in time to say goodbye to Beth, who, like a tired but trustful child, clung to the hands that had led her all her life, as Father and Mother guided her tenderly through the Valley of the Shadow, and gave her up to God.
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