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Hawks

Howard (Winchester). 1896--1977, US film director. His films include Sergeant York (1941) and The Big Sleep (1946)
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As soon as her feet touched the ground she became transformed from a hawk into a woman.
And there came a day when the hawk's shadow did not drive him crouching into the bushes.
'Nickleby,' said Sir Mulberry Hawk, in a thick coarse voice, 'take the hint, and tack it on the other five-and-twenty, or whatever it is, and give me half for the advice.'
These gentlemen had not yet quite recovered the jest, when dinner was announced, and then they were thrown into fresh ecstasies by a similar cause; for Sir Mulberry Hawk, in an excess of humour, shot dexterously past Lord Frederick Verisopht who was about to lead Kate downstairs, and drew her arm through his up to the elbow.
Rendered additionally witty by this applause, Sir Mulberry Hawk leered upon his friends most facetiously, and led Kate downstairs with an air of familiarity, which roused in her gentle breast such burning indignation, as she felt it almost impossible to repress.
'This fellow, Hawk, is monopolising your niece,' said Lord Frederick.
Sir Mulberry Hawk was remarkable for his tact in ruining, by himself and his creatures, young gentlemen of fortune--a genteel and elegant profession, of which he had undoubtedly gained the head.
"Oh yes, do let us go," said Arthur; "I never saw a hawk's nest nor a hawk's egg."
--However, I say, Scud, we're all going after a hawk's nest to-morrow, in Caldecott's Spinney; and if you'll come and behave yourself, we'll have a stunning climb."
I'm for the hawk's nest, and anything that turns up."
I fastened my eyes upon him as a hawk's; my blood boiled; I drew my breath hard.
Ahab's hat was never restored; the wild hawk flew on and on with it; far in advance of the prow: and at last disappeared; while from the point of that disappearance, a minute black spot was dimly discerned, falling from that vast height into the sea.