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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 Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...That was the song, — the song for me ! a. WORDSWORTH — 0 Nightingale ! Thou Surely Art. Eagle. Cicsar. wing'd the shaft that quivered in his heart. b. JSfsos— English Sards and Scotch Reviewers. L. 826....
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St. Winifred's, Or, The World of School

Frederic William Farrar - Boarding schools - 1896 - 536 pages
...Walter;" and then Power repeated half to himself the fine lines of Byron on Kirke White. " So the Btruck eagle stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling...his own feather on the fatal dart, And winged the barh that quivered in bis heart; Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He mimed the pinion that...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...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...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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Immortal Hymns and Their Story

Louis Albert Banks - Hymns - 1897 - 295 pages
...son! " '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 more...the fatal dart. And winged the shaft that quivered to his heart. " But Byron was mistaken, brief as Henry Kirkc White's life had been, his muse had already...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White

Henry Kirke White - 1897 - 296 pages
...gave the final blow, And helped to plant the wound that laid thee low : 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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The Seal of History: Our Inheritance in the Great Seal of ..., Volume 2

Charles Adiel Lewis Totten - Heraldry - 1897
...feathers, not by others hands Are we now smitten.' " — ^ESCHUYLUS. Fragment 123, Plumptre's Trans. " So the struck Eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, Viewed bis own feather on the fatal dart, And winged the shaft, that quivered in his heart." — BYRON. English...
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Medical Record, Volume 52

George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman - Medicine - 1897
...or to utilize the force that is in them, they are overwhelmed and destroyed. " Viewed his own pinion on the fatal dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart." Others fail because they had ideas and expectations of easily and suddenly acquired wealth. The medical...
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Elements and Science of English Versification

William Caswell Jones - English language - 1897 - 339 pages
...wrong : Fo6ls are my theme, let satire be my song. Byron — "English Bards and Scotch Reviewers." S6 the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds t6 soar again, Viewed his 6wn feather on the fatal dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in his...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Bar ..., Volume 7

North Carolina Bar Association - Bar associations - 1905
...late : " '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...
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A Remoir of S.S. Prentiss, Volume 2

George Lewis Prentiss - 1899
...-pint: 4 " '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.** Amid the excitement of the forum...
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