Soft skies and sweet flowers are very nice things, birdies; but rough winds and freedom are better for the soul.
I guess heres where the birdies and butterflies had their Sabbath School.
Her supplication had all the sound of birdies in the nest, and Easter church-bells, and frosted Christmas cards.
So she lives wherever I do not, and we get along like birdies in their little nest.
If that swift one you curled around my neck had hit me, I would have been seeing stars and hearing the birdies sing.
"'Bout time ye woke up and listened to the birdies," Tim chaffed.
We looked so for the birdies all, all the time; but only two came, and went away again directly.
Are there no other joys in life but the top notes of the birdies and the murmurings of the awakening forest?
Why, sis, do you want our chickens and birdies all carried off?
"He says Lulu is naughty if she hurts the birdies, or don't mind what she is told," said Tom.
Thin, bony legs (1950s+)