She hid on the edge of the marshes and craked out her message to the seven wild geese.
"The King of Ireland's Son" by Padraic Colum
With bills under his arm and crake in hand, he went from house-row to house-row calling the miners out.
"Recent Developments in European Thought" by Various
But his nerve was obviously shaken by his competitor's undoubtedly fine performance, and he craked indecisively.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, July 21, 1920" by Various
What great pomp and crake then is this they make of antiquity?
"The Apology of the Church of England" by John Jewel
She's quiet for five minutes then bursts out into song again like a chirruping cricket or a croaking corn-crake.
"A Popular Schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
Accepting the proffered service, the body was put on the mysterious animal's back, which carried it to Crake Minster.
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
Crex Baillonii, Baillon's Crake.
"Love's Meinie" by John Ruskin
They're just like the corn-crakes.
"Burr Junior" by G. Manville Fenn
CAPTAIN R. H. CRAKE (ATTACHED).
"With a Highland Regiment in Mesopotamia" by Anonymous
The carter, Giles Crake, who had found the body, was a stupid yokel whose knowledge was entirely limited to his immediate surroundings.
"The Bishop's Secret" by Fergus Hume
One corn-crake, however, did not cause a winter: and he wished to-night to speak only about Art.
"Helena Brett's Career" by Desmond Coke
And when they are casten into the fyre they crake wonderfully.
"The Old English Herbals" by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
Thus the Little Crake is an expert swimmer and diver.
"An Australian Bird Book" by John Albert Leach
Afar in the mowing-grass the crake lifted his voice, for he talks more as the sun sinks.
"Bevis" by Richard Jefferies
We could hear blue-jays calling, deeper in the woods, and the occasional "crake, crake, crake," of a blue nuthatch.
"A Northern Countryside" by Rosalind Richards
Though you may follow the sound `Crake, crake!
"Wild Life in a Southern County" by Richard Jefferies
The Leven drains Windermere and the Crake Coniston Lake.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
The Spotted Crake is smaller in size than the Corn Crake, and far less common.
"British Birds in their Haunts" by Rev. C. A. Johns
The type specimen of this little Crake was obtained during the voyage of the 'Beagle,' on board the ship, when in the Rio Plata.
"Argentine Ornithology, Volume II (of 2)" by P. L. Sclater
This and the corn crake are the only two marsh birds that should properly be reckoned among house-birds.
"The Natural History of Cage Birds" by J. M. Bechstein