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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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Ornithological Rambles in Sussex: With a Systematic Catalogue of the Birds ...

Arthur Edward Knox - Birds - 1849 - 250 pages
...would have seen one of his eyes cleverly scooped out, a blow on the back of the head laid the poor eagle stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again." NOTE. — While these pages are passing through the press, I have received information from Sir Charles...
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Orations and Speeches [1845-1850], Volume 2

Charles Sumner - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1850
...whose earliest energies were inspired by her breath, and who learned by her teachings to be strong. 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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Orations and Speeches [1845-1850], Volume 2

Charles Sumner - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1850
...ernment, whose earliest energies were inspired by breath, and who learned by her teachings to be igSo 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, While the same plumage that...
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The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - English poetry - 1850 - 544 pages
...wonnd that laid thee low : So the smirk eagle, stretehed npon the plain, No more throogh rolling elonds to soar again. Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And winged the dart that qnivered to his heart." Kirke White's life and death were alike beantifnl : his poetry of...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - 1851
...use of this classical fable, in his lines on Henry Kirke White, who died from excessive study : — " 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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Eclog Aristophanic, selections from The clouds (The birds) with ..., Part 2

Aristophanes - 1852
...7гiТ%оpt v таvта, XXd Ty Iayruv yvpy. The idea was made use of by Waller, as quoted by Porson and Wheelwright : — " That eagle's fate and mine...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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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 pages
...their own country. " So the struck Eagle, stretched upon the piain, No more through rolling elouds to soar again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal...dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart. Kecn were his pangs, but kecner far to fecl Me nursed the pinion which impelled the stecl; While the...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1852 - 558 pages
...Despotism, let them remember that the blow which destroyed her was inflicted by their own country. " So the struck Eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling elouds to soar again, Viewed his own feather on the fntal dart, And winged the shaft that quivered...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 pages
...Despotism, let them remember that the blow which destroyed her was inflicted by their own country. " So the struck Eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling clonds to soar again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And Kinged the shaft that' quivered...
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London homes: including The murder hole; The drowning dragoon [&c.].

Catherine Sinclair - 1853
...fruits. '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...soar again. Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, Which winged the shaft that quivered in his heart; Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He...
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