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  • "Good morning, my dear Mistress," called Billina, fluttering down to meet them.

    The Emerald City of Oz 1887

  • "Don't be frightened," called Billina, from her perch.

    Ozma of Oz 1887

  • They knew Tik-tok and Billina, too, and the Scarecrow and Tin Woodman, as well as the Lion and Tiger; so there was a joyful reunion, as you may imagine, and it was fully an hour before the Queen and her train retired to their rooms.

    Love Letters 2010

  • This pleased Button-Bright, who held fast to one of Tik-tok's copper hands as he trudged along the road, while Dorothy walked on the other side of her old friend and Billina perched by turns upon his shoulder or his copper hat.

    Love Letters 2010

  • Tik-Tok and Billina They had not walked far across the flower-strewn meadows when they came upon a fine road leading toward the northwest and winding gracefully among the pretty yellow hills.

    Love Letters 2010

  • Tik-tok and Billina knew the beasts well, so merely bade them good day and asked after their healths and inquired about the Princess Ozma.

    Love Letters 2010

  • "He built it because the old castle was damp, and likely to rust his tin body," said Billina.

    Love Letters 2010

  • At the other end was placed a small stand, with a low rail around the edge of it, for Billina and her chicks.

    Love Letters 2010

  • It was the same way with Billina, the Yellow Hen whom you brought here at one time.

    Archive 2008-03-01 2008

  • Dorothy placed soft cushions in a corner for Billina and her chicks, and had just returned to the Throne and seated herself when the playing of the royal band outside the palace announced the approach of distinguished guests.

    Love Letters 2010


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  • A talking yellow hen in the Oz books by L. Frank Baum.

    December 23, 2009