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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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Prolusiones

Marlborough coll - 1860
...; 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. ODE ON A GEECIAN UEN. BYRON. Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard Are sweeter ; therefore, ye...
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Vicissitudes of Families: And Other Essays, Volume 1

Bernard Burke - Great Britain - 1860 - 437 pages
...daughter 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." It may be here observed, that it would be barely within the bounds of possibility, for the eagle to...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell - Hebrides - 1860 - 360 pages
...were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel; While the samo plumage that had warmed his nest, Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast" —ED. ENGLISH BARDS AND SCOTCH REVIEWERS. It was wonderful how well time passed in a remote castle,...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with illustr. by K. Halswelle

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1861
...far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impell'd the steel ; While the same plumage that had warm'd his nest Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast. There be, who say, in these enlighten'd days, That splendid lies are all the poet's praise ; That strain'd invention, ever on the...
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Brief memoirs of ... William Dunn, by his widow

Elizabeth Hammond Dunn - 1861
...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 !" But the Poet's imagination is too sombre for us, we take higher ground, and we invoke a Spirit-refreshing...
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The Birds: With Notes, and a Metrical Table

Aristophanes - 1861
...; 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 hleeding breast." 815. Kа\£,fiev. G. § 88. 816, 817. 2vápтrfv .... Keipшv. It is not easy to...
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The common-sense of the water-cure

John Henry Lukis - 1862 - 228 pages
...Keen were his pangs ; but keener far to feel He nursed the pinion which impell'd the steel ; While the same plumage that had warmed his nest Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast. "When the bosom of allopathy is pierced by the shafts of her own children, it is a sure sign of weakness...
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impell'd the steel : While the same plumage that had warmed his nest Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast. CHILLON. AND then there was a little isle, Which in my very face did smile, The only one in view ;...
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The Popular lecturer [afterw.] Pitman's Popular lecturer (and ..., Volumes 7-9

Henry Pitman - 1863
...heart : Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nufsed the pinion that impelled the steel, While the same plumage that had warmed his nest Drank the last life-drop from his bleeding breast'. (To be continued.) [ADVERTISEMENT. ] T IFE: its NATURE, VARIETIES, and'...
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The Relations of the Industry of Canada, with the Mother Country and the ...

Isaac Buchanan - Canada - 1864 - 551 pages
...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." CORRESPONDENCE OF THE GOVERNMENT OP CANADA WITH THE IMPERIAL GOVERNMENT, ON THE SUBJECT OF THE CANADIAN...
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