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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 Writer's Handbook, a Guide to the Art of Composition, Embracing a ...

English language - 1900 - 555 pages
...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...
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Proceedings of the Oregon Historical Society, Volumes 1-7

Oregon Historical Society - Oregon - 1900
...that they had been aiding in their own extinction, and Byron's lines fitly describe their state : — 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 that Impelled the steel. In my section of our State immense...
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Charles Sumner; His Complete Works: With Introduction by Hon ..., Volume 3

Charles Sumner - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1900
...nursed by her into strength, and quickened by her into those activities which are the highest glory. " 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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Transactions of the McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington ..., Volume 3

McLean County Historical Society (McLean County, Ill.) - Bloomington (Ill.) - 1900
...fault and grievously hath he answered it." His terrible plight is described by the poet Byron : "As the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain. No more...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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Outing

Outdoor recreation - 1900
...monstrous bird, one of the uncanny pterodactyls which geologists dream about; yet it was a noble quarry, " the struck eagle stretched upon the plain, no more through rolling clouds to soar again." The weight of the ray we could only conjecture, but it was doubtless several tons; and had this light...
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Journal of Practical Medicine, Volume 8, Issue 2

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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Quarterly of the Oregon Historical Society, Volume 1

Oregon Historical Society - Oregon - 1901
...that they had been aiding in their own extinction, and Byron's lines fitly describe their state : — So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No...winged the shaft that quivered In his heart; Keen were hU pangs, but keener far to feel He nursed the pinion that Impelled the steel. In my section of our...
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Eric

Frederic William Farrar - 1901
...fever.' II was afraid so, Walter ' ; and then Power repeated half to himself the fine lines of Byron on Kirke White — ' So the struck eagle stretched...his own feather on the fatal dart, And winged the barb that quivered in his heart ; Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion...
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The Grammar, History and Derivation of the English Language: With Chapters ...

Evan Daniel - English language - 1901 - 456 pages
...detail. '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...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 President: A Novel

Alfred Henry Lewis - American fiction - 1904 - 514 pages
...like Silas Wegg, dropping into verse, quoted from Byron where he stole from Waller for his lines on White: " So the struck eagle stretched upon the plain,...And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart." Mr. Hawke closed in with a burst of eloquence, but metaphors sadly mixed, by picturing this country...
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