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  • Beyond the yard the ground fell away gradually in a long vegetable-garden and fowl-run to the town wall, and the family holding extended even beyond, through an arched doorway to an open stretch of smooth grass going down to the riverside.

    The Sanctuary Sparrow

  • It is no ponderous affair of logs, or stones, or asphalt; a very simple, homely thing went to its making: just wire-netting, with a two-inch mesh, the kind one uses for the fowl-run!

    With Our Army in Palestine

  • After tea I'll show you the garden, and we'll choose a place for a fowl-run.

    Love Among the Chickens

  • To me, as I stood with Ukridge in the fowl-run in the morning following my maritime conversation with the professor, regarding a hen that had posed before us, obviously with a view to inspection, there appeared a man carrying an envelope.

    Love Among the Chickens

  • A Bolshevist hen, always at the bottom of any disturbance in the fowl-run, a bird which ate its head off daily at our expense and bit the hands which fed it by resolutely declining to lay a single egg.

    Love Among the Chickens

  • "This is the fowl-run, professor," I broke in, with a moist, tingling feeling across my forehead and up my spine.

    Love Among the Chickens

  • Deprived of physical labour, with the exception of golf and bathing -- trivial sports compared with work in the fowl-run at its hardest -- I tried to make up for it by working at my novel.

    Love Among the Chickens

  • You might just as well stop on, and help me in the fowl-run.

    Love Among the Chickens

  • In the fowl-run a hen was crooning sleepily in its coop.

    Love Among the Chickens

  • I had only heard casual mention of this relative hitherto, but I had built up a mental picture of her partly from remarks which Ukridge had let fall, but principally from the fact that he had named the most malignant hen in our fowl-run after her.

    Love Among the Chickens

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