cock crow

cock crow

before third crowing, Peter thrice denies Christ. [N.T.: Matthew 26:34, 74–75]
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His physiognomy would have sufficiently indicated that he was a shrewd and capable fellow, and in truth he had often sat up all night over a bristling bundle of accounts, and heard the cock crow without a yawn.
Toward midnight the voices began to subside, a cock crowed, the full moon began to show from behind the lime trees, a fresh white dewy mist began to rise, and stillness reigned over the village and the house.
A thief creeps to a house--the dog barks, that means "Be on your guard!" The cock crows, that means, "Get up!" The cat licks herself--that means, "A welcome guest is coming.
Thus the unhappy traveller was again forsaken and forlorn; but she took heart and said, 'As far as the wind blows, and so long as the cock crows, I will journey on, till I find him once again.' She went on for a long, long way, till at length she came to the castle whither the princess had carried the prince; and there was a feast got ready, and she heard that the wedding was about to be held.
On May 18 last year, John Nduiyu was woken up by a cock crow, as had been his tradition.
|JARROW and Hebburn's annual Cock Crow 5k multi-terrain race, on footpaths and tracks adjacent to Monkton Business Park, is scheduled for Wednesday, July 24 with a 7.15pm start.
As early as the cock crow, he was seen whacking his mother's head against the wall and using abusive language against her publicly in an uncontrollably loud voice that, it fetched most of the villagers nearby to help calm the situation.
A force spokesman said: "At around 12.25am on Tuesday, May 22, police received a report that a swan had died on Cock Crow Lake, off Mill Lane, Hebburn.
For years I had the enforced ridged disciplines of up at cock crow and out at dawn's early light, a day of moil and toil only to return to the family nest at sunset for a few short hours with the family and then sleep, and the whole cycle repeats itself ad infinitum.
that it will be lost when I hear the cock crow any time now across the
His short fiction includes How Loud Can the Village Cock Crow? And his latest work of short fiction Lives Whole and Otherwise (2010).
Was I the only one shouting - "For the same reason you're getting a bucketful of cash right now - television!" The same reason Spurs supporters schlepped up the M1 at cock crow to get to Sunderland for a lunchtime kick-off.