Sentence Examples with the word Whip-poor-will

The bullfrogs trump to usher in the night, and the note of the whip-poor-will is borne on the rippling wind from over the water.

Not even rats in the wall, for they were starved out, or rather were never baited in--only squirrels on the roof and under the floor, a whip-poor-will on the ridge-pole, a blue jay screaming beneath the window, a hare or woodchuck under the house, a screech owl or a cat owl behind it, a flock of wild geese or a laughing loon on the pond, and a fox to bark in the night.