He hit the floor on all fours and snapped at the hen as she rolled by.
She handed the hen to him and stood.
For a moment he gazed down at her, his expression much like the trapped fox in the hen house.
I can't tell you how many times I've had a hen set until the last few days and then leave the nest, spoiling the eggs.
Within the church are the iron crown of Lombardy, supposed to have been beaten out of one of the nails used at the Crucifixion, and the treasury containing the relics of Theodelinda, comprising her crown, fan and comb of gold, and the golden hen and seven chickens, representing Lombardy and her seven provinces, and crosses, reliquaries, &c., of the Lombard and Gothic periods.