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The peacock sheds his tail

by Alice Tisdale Hobart

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill Co. in Indianapolis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Alice Tisdale Hobart.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.H6516 Pe, PS3515.O134 Pe
The Physical Object
Pagination360 p.
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6491736M
LC Control Number45035157
OCLC/WorldCa3963233

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The peacock is a male Indian peafowl. An adult peacock has an average of tail feathers, which are shed and regrown each year. When it spreads its long feathers above its tail, it makes a large fan of glossy, bluish-green plumes that have large eyespots.   Peacock definition: A peacock is a large bird. The male has a very large tail covered with blue and green | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

THE PEACOCK. The peacock is first mentioned in the Bible in the time of Solomon. He used to send his vessels to distant countries, and they came back once in three years, "bringing gold, and silver, and ivory, and apes, and peacocks." Solomon was the richest among all the kings that the Bible tells us about. Often it is tri-syllabic, mi-fa-sol. Once the mating season is over, the tail feathers are naturally shed. The peacock's display is a classic example of sexual selection. Female peafowl The female birds, peahens, are soft brown and gray with white chests and bellies and some light green on the neck, the colors blending so well with weeds and.


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The Peacock Sheds His Tail by Alice Tisdale Hobart. Published by The Bobbs-Merrill Co., Indianapolis and New York. First Edition Copy. All pages are secure and tight to hinge.

Red cloth board is slightly faded along spine. Gold Gilt Peacock Blindstamp on front cover. Uncut textblock. Review from Goodreads. In her book “Peacock,” ornithologist Christine E. Jackson notes that the dozens of eye-like ovals that dot a peacock's feathers have intrigued shamans, philosophers, scientists, artists and storytellers for centuries.

the peacock sheds his tail feathers in order to regenerate more brilliant ones. Buddhists adopted this symbol of renewal.Ancient stories connect the peacock to the Phoenix in the theme of resurrection because each time a peacock sheds his feathers, they grow back even more beautiful than before.