- Coming out while you were poised unsteadily on the icy springy brush they made difficult shooting and I killed two missed five and started back pleased to have found a covey to the house and happy there were so many left to find on another day.
- Any one who has ever thrown a stone into a frog-pond or fired into a covey of birds will have some idea of the effect of these incongruous words breaking in upon the all-pervading quiet.
- Hullo my covey! What's the row?
- Barricades and a covey of tanks