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Free Crimea, we ultimately discover, is the work of a drunken Brit on a lark.This 1979 Novel Predicted Putin’s Invasion Of Crimea|Michael Weiss|May 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But what started as a lark became a professional passion for Holland.
Television is a magpie, and it will take back to its stuffed nest whatever shiny things it can find.
The idea was conceived by a food scientist at Brigham Young University, who added dry ice to the cultured dairy on a lark.
Instead, he was more of a magpie, listening to what came before and incorporating it into his own inimitable music.J.J. Cale, Dead at 74, Was a Songwriter Beyond Compare|Malcolm Jones|July 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the latter caught him by the coat sleeve and held on while she chattered like a magpie to the young college man.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
Hence Shakespeare speaks of 'the lark, that tirra-lyra chants,' Wint.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
High overhead a lark was pouring out its song; in the lane at the orchard end rang the beat of trotting hoofs.Mistress Wilding|Rafael Sabatini
Or how is it that grass grows in the fields, and the lark sings in the sky, and the trees lose their leaves in winter?The Whale and the Grasshopper|Seumas O'Brien
He was as gay as a lark, humming an Oppra tune, and twizzting round his head his hevy gold-headed cane.Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush|William Makepeace Thackeray