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*: A little bird sat on the edge of her nest;

*: Her yellow-beaks slept as sound as tops;

*: Day-long she had worked almost without rest,

*: And had filled every one of their gibbous crops;

*: The bird gave a gulp, and I felt the stone pass along its gullet and down into its crop.

: rfquotek|Knight

*: I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one.

: to crop a field

*: There are hedgehogs with sultanas as well as breadcrumbs, carrot cakes and fruitcakes and banana walnut loaves.

*: I am so flustered that I order a vanilla slice instead of hedgehog.

*: His wife had made a hedgehog cake and he offered some but Murphy refused – his mouth was so dry with terror he couldn?t swallow.

: rfquotek|Knight

*: The first machines merely loosened, but did not raise the stuff, a scouring being afterwards effected by means of sluices. These machines consisted of large bars or prongs placed vertically in a frame, and being fastened to a barge placed in the line of the sluices, the whole was inpelled forward by the current, thereby scouring the bed. Such a machine, called a hedgehog, is still used in Lincolnshire.

: rfquotek|Loudon

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