Basil, cucumber, mangoes, the cooing of turtledoves on torrid afternoons, the screech of buses coming to a sudden halt.
To abruptly find such a secret in the midst of one's happiness resembles the discovery of a scorpion in a nest of turtledoves.
She had much to say of dew and roses, turtledoves and the arrows of Cupid.
turtledoves are fairly common in Cheshire, but there are many more in some years than in others.
Soon three turtledoves came from the sky flapping their wings and perched gently on the border of the pond.
Quail, turtledoves, wild fowl, and other game birds are hunted in restricted seasons.
I thought that you never left your adored wife; everybody speaks of you as a pair of turtledoves.
They were turned to turtledoves, and flew away with drooping wings.
She had secretly offered up her humble sacrifice—her pair of turtledoves; and she knew not that her secret was known.
I have watched you, and I own a prettier pair of turtledoves I never saw.
A pair of sweethearts (1940s+)