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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 World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - English poetry - 1904
...Commends the ingredients of our poisoned chalice To our own lips. Macbeth, Act i. Sc. 7. SHAKESPEARE. So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No...dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart. English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. LORD BYRON. Remember Milo's end, . Wedged in that timber which...
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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,...the fatal dart And winged the shaft that quivered iji his heart." Mr. Hawke closed in with a burst of eloquence, but metaphors sadly mixed, by picturing...
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Builders of Our Law During the Reign of Queen Victoria

Edward Manson - Judges - 1904 - 464 pages
...And helped to plant the wound that laid thee low. So the struck eagle stretched upon the plain, Xo more through rolling clouds to soar again, Viewed...shaft that quivered in his heart. Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel; White the same plumage that...
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Connectives of English Speech: The Correct Usage of Prepositions ...

James Champlin Fernald - English language - 1904 - 324 pages
...such a day, So fought, so follow'd and so fairly won. SHAKESPEARE H K. Henry IV. act i, sc. 1, l. 20. 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. So let the bills of doubt divide, So bridge with faith...
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Connectives of English Speech: The Correct Usage of Prepositions ...

James Champlin Fernald - English language - 1904 - 324 pages
...such a day, So fought, so follow'd and so fairly won. SHAKESPEARE S K. Henry IV. act i, sc. 1, 1. 20. 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. So let the hills of doubt divide. So bridge with faith...
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Lord Byron

Cedric Bonnell - 1904 - 13 pages
...Bought the grave, to sleep for ever there. ***** So the struck Eagle, stretched upon the plain, IVo more through rolling clouds to soar again, Viewed...dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart. Notoriety at Newstead. Lord Byron took possession of the Abbey in 1808, having kept terms for some...
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"Lords of the Soil": A Romance of Indian Life Among the Early English Settlers

Lydia A. Jocelyn, Nathan Jeffrey Cuffee - British Americans - 1905 - 467 pages
...the guilty. It had been indeed a " Night of Sorrow." CHAPTER XVIII EVEN TO THE HALF OF MY KINGDOM" " So the struck eagle stretched upon the plain, No more...again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quivered in his heart; Keen were his pains, but keener far to feel He nursed...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1905 - 1055 pages
...the final blow, And help'd to plant the wound that laid thee low: 840 So the struck eagle, stretch'd n self, possesses or possess'd A thought, and claims...homage of a tear; A flashing pang ! of which the w wing'd the shaft that quiver'd in his heart; Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nursed...
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The Hymn Lover: An Account of the Rise and Growth of English Hymnody

William Garrett Horder - Hymns - 1889 - 526 pages
...hymnody. It was concerning him that Byron used the striking image of the struck eagle, which " Viewed hia own feather on the fatal dart, And winged the shaft that quivered to his heart." His life was brought to a premature end hy his excessive devotion to mathematical study....
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Melody in Speech: A Book of Principle, Precept, and Practice in Inflection ...

Robert Raikes Raymond - Elocution - 1906 - 180 pages
...array. 'Tis heaven's commanding trumpet long and loud, Like Sinai's thunder pealing from the cloud. So the struck eagle stretched upon the plain, No more...dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart. Emphasis, Preceded by Intensive Particle. It is an impression which we cannot rid ourselves of if we...
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