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  • La friture de pain de Riz, Croquettes de légumes, petits Vols-au-vent de Clovisses, huîtres gratinées, filets de Perches.

    Delizia!

  • Perches should be made from natural, pesticide-free wood branches from nontoxic trees such as northern hardwoods, citrus, eucalyptus, or Australian pine.

    The Last Chance Dog

  • Perches are usually within 100 feet of the nest, and there may be more than one in a territory.

    The Field Guide to Wildlife Habitats of the Eastern United States

  • They anchored General's back legs to some trees, and then attached a strong team of Perches to a slip-ringed chain around General's neck.

    Elephant Song

  • At that moment she heard the Perches tied up along the nag line getting restless.

    Elephant Song

  • That was the smaller port carrousel containing half of the remaining Perches.

    Elephant Song

  • On the second night from Tarzak, the bullhands were preparing to make camp outside the timber town of Porse, when a wagon pulled by a pair of Perches thundered down the road from Miira.

    Elephant Song

  • The baggage horse top erupted in flame, and as the animal men led out the Perches and rosinbacks through the fire, the rest of us threw ourselves against the Abe Show's roughnecks.

    City of Baraboo

  • 'Perches?' he said, 'There's millions in the upper sawmill creek.'

    Zodiac Town The Rhymes of Amos and Ann

  • Next observe your _Roosting-Perch_, for this makes or marrs a _Cock_; for forming of which, consult the best _Cock-Masters_ Feeding-Pens, and the Perches there, and accordingly proportion your own, therefore I shall not propose any form here; Only pray take care that the ground underneath the Perch be soft, for if the ground be rough and hard, in leaping down he will hurt his _Feet_, and make them Gouty and Knotty.

    The School of Recreation (1684 edition) Or, The Gentlemans Tutor, to those Most Ingenious Exercises of Hunting, Racing, Hawking, Riding, Cock-fighting, Fowling, Fishing

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