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" So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart ; Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nursed the pinion which... "
The Birds of Aristophanes - Page 173
by Aristophanes - 1864 - 236 pages
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Elocution - 1854
...Despotism, let them remember that the blow which destroyed her was inflicted by their own country. " So the struck Eagle, stretched upon the plain, No...shaft that quivered in his heart. Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel ; While the same plumage that...
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Life of Robert Southey

Charles Thomas Browne - 1854 - 298 pages
...studies. " "Twas thine own Genius gave the final blow, And help'd to plant the wound that laid tile* low. So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No...through rolling clouds to soar again, Viewed his own weapon on the fatal dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart. Keen were his pangs, but...
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The Poetical Works and Remains of Henry Kirke White

Henry Kirke White, Robert Southey - Poets, English - 1855 - 456 pages
...and hearts are large, Who best the sacred trust discharge . • V V So the struck eagle, stretch'd upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to...again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quivered in his heart: Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nursed...
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A Memoir of S.S. Prentiss, Volume 2

George Lewis Prentiss - Lawyers - 1855
...spirit : " 'Twas thy own genius gave the final blow, And helped to plant the wound that laid thee low ; So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No...rolling clouds to soar again, Viewed his own feather in the fatal dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart." I Amid the excitement of the forum...
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Association Medical Journal

Medicine - 1855
...the disease to which his attentioi had for many years been devoted brought death to himself. "So tha struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, Viewed Ms own feather on the fatal dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart." Perhaps no higher...
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Ornithological Rambles in Sussex: With a Systematic Catalogue of the Birds ...

Arthur Edward Knox - Birds - 1855 - 260 pages
...would have seen one of his eyes cleverly scooped out, a blow on the back of the head laid the poor eagle " stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again." NOTE.—While these pages are passing through the press, I have received information from Sir Charles...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White: Also Containing His Melancholy Hours

Henry Kirke White - 1855 - 480 pages
...So the struck eagle, stretch'd upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, View'd his own feather on the fatal dart, And winged the shaft that quiver'd in his heart Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impell'd...
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Salad for the Social

Frederick Saunders - American essays - 1856 - 401 pages
...fruit. 'Twas thine own genius gave the fatal blow, And helped to plant the wound that laid thee low ! So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No...shaft that quivered in his heart: Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel, While the same plumage that...
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Salad for the social: by the author of 'Salad for the solitary'.

Frederick Saunders - 1856 - 358 pages
...fruit. 'Twas thine own genius gave the fatal blow, And helped to plant the wound that laid thee low ! So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No...that quivered in his heart : Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel, While the same plumage that...
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Salad for the Social

1856
...fruit. 'T was thine own genius gave the fatal blow, And helped to plant the wound that laid thee low ! So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No...dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart : * Campbell. tVaughan. Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impelled...
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