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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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Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ...

Quotations - 1906 - 763 pages
...150 1 'T was 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...dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart, BYEON, English Bards and Scotch Reviewer2, lines 824-829 The duped people, hourly doomed to pay The...
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Publications, Volume 1

Cambridge (Mass.) - 1906
...shape in which his conception has been put by another and greater mind. Thus Byron's grand lines — " So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No...dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart ; " have their plagiaristic or imitative echo in Moore's feebler verse — " They, Like a young eagle,...
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Aristophanous Ornithes (Romanized form)

Aristophanes - 1906 - 305 pages
...тгоХЛа \ртц1ата та т Ala^Ývov у' ÔVai/та ; ITEI. /cat Хшегто!╗ (tkv ovv Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And winged...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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The Pacific Monthly: A Magazine of Education and Progress, Volume 16

William Bittle Wells, Lute Pease - Pacific States - 1906
...our Presidents shows that we have not escaped the curse of Cain. America, like the struck eagle which "Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart; And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart." now realizes what crimes are committed in the name of Liberty. Unquestionably there is an army of discontent...
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Richard Hickman Menefee

John Wilson Townsend - Lawyers - 1907 - 320 pages
...them. " ' 'Twas his own genius gave the final blow, And helped to plant the wound that laid him low. So 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 which impelled the steel. And the same plumage that had...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1907 - 1314 pages
...And helped to plant the wound that laid thee low: So the struck Eagle, stretched upon the plain, 840 No 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; While the same plumage that had...
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Composition and Style

Robert D. Blackman - English literature - 1908 - 320 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...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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The Pageant of English Poetry

Robert Maynard Leonard - English poetry - 1909 - 606 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...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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The Eagle's Feather

Emily Post - 1910 - 305 pages
...TILDEN FOUNDATIONS R 1932 L COPYRIGHTED, 1910, BY DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY Published, October, 1910 ' So the struck eagle, stretched 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 quivered in his heart." — Byron....
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Addresses of U. M. Rose: With a Brief Memoir by George B. Rose

Uriah Milton Rose, George B. Rose - Judges - 1914 - 412 pages
...deepest and are the most incurable of all. Another poet has expressed the thought better than I can do : "So 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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