Wednesday, March 16, 2016

dormouse & canary

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

The first sorrow I can remember was for the death of a dormouse.

"Then we had canaries," he continued, "a pair of ring-doves, a lemur, and at one time a martin."

Definition

dormouse:
a small animal like a mouse, with a tail covered in fur.

canary:
a small yellow bird with a beautiful song, often kept in a cage as a pet.

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