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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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Prolusiones

Marlborough coll - 1860
...exstínguuntur acerba. SO THE EAGLE'S FATE. So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more thro' rolling clouds to soar again, Viewed his own feather...that quivered in his heart ; Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion that impelled the steel ; While the same plumage that...
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Prolusiones

Marlborough coll - 1860
...acerba. SO BUSSELL. THE EAGLE'S FATE. So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more thro' rolling clouds to soar again, Viewed his own feather...that quivered in his heart ; Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion that impelled the steel ; While the same plumage that...
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Advice to mothers

Pye Henry Chavasse - 1860
...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 at his heart. Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nursed the pinion which impelled...
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Brief memoirs of ... William Dunn, by his widow

Elizabeth Hammond Dunn - 1861
...the bleeding wound that laid tb.ee low -, So the struck Eagle, stretched on yonder plaiu, . Despaired through rolling clouds to soar again, Viewed his own...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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Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of James P. Walker, a ...

United States - 1891 - 67 pages
...overexertion on his part. You recollect that tribute is in these words: So the struck eagle, stretched u]>on the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar...shaft that quivered in his heart: Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel. He nursed the pinion that impelled the steel: While the same plumage that had...
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HANDY -BOOK OF LITERARY CURIOSITIES

WILLIAM S WALSH - 1892
...in literature. Byron has it, in " English Bards and Scotch Reviewers," in the lines commemorative of p., 91: "The house of every one is to him his castle...Chatham amplified Coke in this splendid fashion: but keener far to feet He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel, While the same plumage that had...
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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William Shepard Walsh - Curiosa - 1892 - 1104 pages
...in literature. Hyron has it, in " English Bards and Scotch Reviewers," in the lines commemorative of Kirke White: So the struck eagle, stretched upon the...that quivered in his heart : Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nursed the piniou which impelled the steel, While the same plumage that had...
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The Classic and the Beautiful from the Literature of Three ..., Volume 1

Henry Coppée - Literature - 1893
...fruit. 'Twas thine 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...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 had...
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An English Grammar and Analysis: For Students and Young Teachers

G. Steel - English language - 1894 - 300 pages
...know It still has flowed the same, and will for ever flow. — Hughes. 21. (1) So the struck eagle, Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart,' And winged...that quivered in his heart ; Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nursed the pinion which impelled the steeL — Byron. (2) For freedom's battle...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - English poetry - 1896 - 633 pages
...fruit. Twos thine 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...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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