A man “in traditional Alpine costume” addresses a group of children while holding a sparrow.
“No eyes are on the sparrow, eyes are on the sparrow / He is singing anyway.”
Before she finished I began to paint, and she resumed the pose, smiling and chattering like a sparrow.
I can hear her now warbling her own rendition of "His Eye Is on the sparrow."
sparrow tried to wake them with his bill and his cries, but they were sleeping too soundly.
It is exceedingly difficult to catch a sparrow in one's hand.
But the sparrow began to flutter about, and stretch out her neck and cried, 'Carter!
To this the sparrow has easy access and from it he makes many a meal.
A sparrow's nest in the city of Paris was found to contain seven hundred pairs of the upper wings of cockchafers.
There is a further direct advantage in the sparrow's sociability.
small brownish-gray bird, Old English spearwa, from Proto-Germanic *sparwan (cf. Old Norse spörr, Old High German sparo, German Sperling, Gothic sparwa), from PIE *sper- (cf. Cornish frau "crow;" Old Prussian spurglis "sparrow;" Greek spergoulos "small field bird," psar "starling"). Sparrowhawk is attested from c.1400. Sparrowfarts (1886) was Cheshire slang for "very early morning."
Mentioned among the offerings made by the very poor. Two sparrows were sold for a farthing (Matt. 10:29), and five for two farthings (Luke 12:6). The Hebrew word thus rendered is _tsippor_, which properly denotes the whole family of small birds which feed on grain (Lev. 14:4; Ps. 84:3; 102:7). The Greek word of the New Testament is _strouthion_ (Matt. 10:29-31), which is thus correctly rendered.