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1  The joy of a caged bird was in her voice.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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2  The birds sing just as happily in my garden.
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3  I think most of the birds have gone to the open.
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4  The birds that were singing in the dew-drenched garden seemed to be telling the flowers about her.
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5  In the nests of Arabian birds was the aspilates, that, according to Democritus, kept the wearer from any danger by fire.
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6  "I dare say, my dear," said Lord Henry, shutting the door behind her as, looking like a bird of paradise that had been out all night in the rain, she flitted out of the room, leaving a faint odour of frangipanni.
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7  On the wall behind it was hanging the same ragged Flemish tapestry where a faded king and queen were playing chess in a garden, while a company of hawkers rode by, carrying hooded birds on their gauntleted wrists.
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8  The sudden flashes of colour reminded him of the gleam of the opal-and-iris-throated birds that flutter round the tall honeycombed Campanile, or stalk, with such stately grace, through the dim, dust-stained arcades.
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9  Dorian heaved a sigh, and Lord Henry strolled across the room and began to stroke the head of a curious Java parrot, a large, grey-plumaged bird with pink crest and tail, that was balancing itself upon a bamboo perch.
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10  Outside, there is the stirring of birds among the leaves, or the sound of men going forth to their work, or the sigh and sob of the wind coming down from the hills and wandering round the silent house, as though it feared to wake the sleepers and yet must needs call forth sleep from her purple cave.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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