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Sample sentences for the GRE study word quail

quail can be used as a verb
quail can be used as a noun

1.Where the quail is whistling betwixt the woods and the wheat-lot. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.Nor did kinsman's bequest quail at the battl. - from Beowulf by
3.But when he meant to quail and shake the orb. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.Art of cock fighting, quail fighting and ram fighting. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana
5.A small brook glides through it, with just murmur enough to lull one to repose and the occasional whistle of a quail or tapping of a woodpecker is almost the only sound that ever breaks in upon the uniform tranquillity. - from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
6.So he set there a good while thinking and thinking to his-self, and then he got the frog out and prized his mouth open and took a teaspoon and filled him full of quail shot--filled him pretty near up to his chin--and set him on the floor. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
7.Streaming files of wild ducks began to make their appearance high in the air the bark of the squirrel might be heard from the groves of beech and hickory-nuts, and the pensive whistle of the quail at intervals from the neighboring stubble field. - from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
8.When it is all to nought, and his quails eve. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
9.BLOOM _His eyes closing, quails expectantly_ Here _He squirms_ Again _He pants cringing_ I love the danger. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
10.Come, take these two wicked girls, they are tender morsels for you, fat as young quails for mercy's sake eat them' The bear took no heed of his words, but gave the wicked creature a single blow with his paw, and he did not move again. - from Grimms' Fairy Tales by The Brothers Grimm
11.And it came to pass, that at even the quails came up, and covered the camp and in the morning the dew lay round about the host. - from The King James Bible
12.And the people stood up all that day, and all that night, and all the next day, and they gathered the quails he that gathered least gathered ten homers and they spread them all abroad for themselves round about the camp. - from The King James Bible

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