I must not forget to tell you that a few days since I went with Dilke a shooting on the heath and shot a tomtit.
"That makes me think of the story of the bear and the tomtit," said the farmer.
The tomtit, it is unnecessary to say, scorned to be left behind, and hoisted her sails with the best of them.
The iora is a feathered exquisite, about the size of a tomtit.
Miss Willella,' says I, 'don't ever want any nest made out of sheep's wool by a tomtit of the Jacksonian branch of ornithology.
The chaffinch and the tomtit hopped about cheerfully enough in the bushes, and picked up what they could find.
The tomtit, the wren, and the troglodyte mingle their voices.
But the chaffinch and the tomtit stood below on the ground and gazed at the dead bird.
"Come down and join us," called the chaffinch and the tomtit.
Mrs. Reed had once called Lieutenant Parrifer as soft as a tomtit.