1 They call me 'little falcon' in the regiment.
2 They called him "little falcon" or "Platosha," chaffed him good-naturedly, and sent him on errands.
3 Madeleine raised his head, met Javert's falcon eye still fixed upon him, looked at the motionless peasants, and smiled sadly.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—FATHER FAUCHELEVENT
4 Patrick soon caught the sound of his master's voice calling his falcon.
5 She held steadily on her course, and even a falcon, swiftest of all birds, could not have kept pace with her.
6 To execute his message the snail is as sure a messenger as the falcon.