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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... "
Lord Byron's Works - Page 43
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1821
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 9

United States - 1841
...heart. Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nursed the pinion that impelled the steel, While the same plumage that had warmed his nest Drank the last life-drop from his bleeding breast." In either case, Sir, depend upon it that your reward will be as great as...
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The works of lord Byron, with notes by T. Moore [and others].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1842
...far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impell'd the steel ; While the same plumage that had warm'd s vast treasures e'er been lavish'd On objects cnlighten'd days, That splendid lies are all the poet's praise ; That strain 'd ¡mention, ever on...
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The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 3

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1843
...be, who say, in these enlighten'd days, That splendid lies are all the poet's praise ; That strain'd invention, ever on the wing, Alone impels the modern bard to sing : 'T is true, that all who rhyme — nay, all who write, Shrink from that fatal word to genius —...
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The Baptist Record, and Biblical Repository, Volume 1

Baptists - 1848
...but keener far to feel He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel : AVhile the same plumage which had warmed his nest, Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast." The Jewish lawgiver, it appears to us, in the above precept, is deprecating the infliction of a similar...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 19

United States - 1846
...heart: Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel, While the same plumage that had warmed his nest, Drank the last life-drop of bis bleeding breast!" Waller's stanzas which express a similar sentiment, are as follows : " Chloris,...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...heart. Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nurs'd the pinion that impell'd the steel ; While the same plumage that had warmed his nest, Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast. BYRON'S English Bards, S,-c. 23. I have not quail'd to danger's brow When high and happy — need I...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1847 - 827 pages
...far to feel, lie nursed the pinion which impcll'd the steel ; While the same plumage that had warm'd I know not — Cain was Eve's. which was necessary to preserve the aperture above ; cnlightcn'd days, That splendid lies are all the poet's praise ; That strain \1 invention, ever on...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...heart. Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nurs'd the pinion that impell'd the steel ; While the same plumage that had warmed his nest, Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast. BYRON'S English Bards, fyc. 23. I have not quail'd to danger's brow When high and happy — need I...
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The British Female Poets

George Washington Bethune - English poetry - 1848 - 490 pages
...; Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel ; While the same plumage that had warmed his nest, Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast." Waller, nearly cotemporaneously with our authoress, employs the same figure : TO A LADY SINGING ONE...
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The Birds of Aristophanes, with notes by C.C. Felton

Aristophanes - 1849
...heart; Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nursed the pinion that impelled the steel ; While the same plumage that had warmed his nest Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast." 816, 817. Ъттартг)? .... Kfipíav. It is not easy to give an English equivalent for the pun...
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