The mother-hen, albeit she had been scolding a moment previous, now flew into hysterics at the threatened kidnapping of her chick.
Presently the mother-hen, turning round, happened to spy him.
We could crawl under the bars easily; but mother-hen could not.
The advertised story is a kind of mother-hen who gathers under her wings a numerous brood of biographical chicks.
Hondecoeter gives us here a mother-hen, who could face the Madonna of the Chair.
But though her child was none the worse, the mother-hen began to batter and beat poor Gip as if he had maimed it for life.
When the boy had lifted up our mansion (which he called a coop), mother-hen started at once on a journey round the world.
The mother-hen was at work still among the stones, but the chickens had climbed about him and were perching on him.