With that, the weathercock broke off and fell into the yard.
They are as careful of the age as the weathercock is of the wind.
Some one had objected to the appointment of Talleyrand, saying, "He is a weathercock."
Rubbing his eyes, he told her to go and look at the weathercock.
It was regarded as a talisman against scorpions, and was apparently a kind of weathercock.
They were, in fact, clasped around the leg of the weathercock.
And after the weathercock had whispered to her she went over to where Marjorie lay sound asleep in her berth.
"I told Jemima to look at the weathercock," murmured Mrs. Skratdj.
One doesn't sneer at the weathercock because one hour it points to the north and the next to the east.
Better be a weathercock and change about, than be always sticking fast.