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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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Book of Elegant Poetical Extracts

John T. Watson - Quotations - 1869 - 506 pages
...keener far to feel He nurs'd the pinion that impell'd the steel ; '> ADVERSITY -MISFORTUNE. vVhile the same plumage that had warmed his nest, Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast. BYRON'S English Bardt, $-c I have not quail'd to danger's brow When high and happy — need I now ?...
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Memoirs, including letters and select remains, of John Urquhart. [Ed.] with ...

William Orme - 1869
...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." The last entry in his journal describes the commencement of the attack which terminated his earthly...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Original Editions, with ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Fore-edge painting - 1870 - 720 pages
...far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impell'd the steel ; While the same plumage that had warm'd h, # enlighten'd days, That splendid lies are all the poet's praise ; That strain'd invention, ever on the...
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Willson's Intermediate Fifth Reader: On the Original Plan of the School and ...

Marcius Willson - Readers and speakers - 1870 - 372 pages
...heart; 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. From English Sards and Scotch Reviewers. 18. We close these extracts, which might easily be extended...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 2

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1870
...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 his bleeding breast." That we may fully estimate this system of conduct in its enormity, we must call to mind the evils of...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

Asahel Clark Kendrick - English poetry - 1871 - 449 pages
...269 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 ! LORD BYRON. Hymn to Adversity. DAUGHTER of Jove, relentless power, Thou...
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Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1872
...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 : "Tis true, that all who rhyme—nay, all who write. Shrink from that fatal word to genius—trite ; Yet truth will sometimes...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873
...far to feel, He nursed the pinion which ImpelTd 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 enllghten'd days, That splendid lies are all the poet's praise ; That strain'd invention, ever on the...
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Life and Public Services of Charles Sumner

Charles Edwards Lester - Abolitionists - 1874 - 596 pages
...5 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. A frightful, but a true picture, is drawn of the evils of slavery, where it existed ; not least of...
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Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literary curiosa - 1874 - 864 pages
...were his pangs, but keener far to feel lie nursed the pinion which impelled the steel, While tho samo plumage that had warmed his nest Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast BYRON : On the Death of Kirke White. WALLER says, in his Lines to a Lady singing a song of hit own...
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