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" 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 more through rolling clouds to soar again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And winged the shaft that... "
Anecdotes of Public Men - Page 12
by John Wien Forney - 1873 - 444 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 91, Part 1

English essays - 1821
...that Michael e of the most successful ;he Ottava Rima. The poem these extracts arc made is en1821. MS Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart. And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart. — Eng . Bards. On KirkeJVhite. Waller. — That eagle's fate and mine are one. Who on the shaft that...
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English Bards, and Scotch Reviewers: A Satire

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1809 - 54 pages
...allotted to talents, which would have dignified even the sacred functions he was destined to assume. So the struck Eagle stretched upon the plain, No more...but keener far to feel He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel, W4iile the same plumage that had warmed his nest Drank the last life-drop of his...
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English Bards, and Scotch Reviewers: A Satire

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1809 - 54 pages
...fruit. 'Twas thine own Genius gave the final blow And helped to plant the wound that laid I her low : So the struck Eagle stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, 57O Viewed his own. feather on the fatal dart And wing'd the shaft that quivered in his heart: Keen...
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The Remains of Henry Kirke White of Nottingham, Late of St. John's ..., Volume 1

Henry Kirke White - 1811
...gave the final blow, And helped to plant the wound that laid thee low: So the struck eagle, stretch'd upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to...again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quivered in his heart : Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nurs'd...
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The remains of Henry Kirke White [ed.] with an acount of his life ..., Volume 1

Henry Kirke White - 1811
...gave the final blow, And helped to plant the wound that laid thee low: So the struck eagle, stretch'd upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to...again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quivered in his heart : Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nurs'd...
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The Remains of Henry Kirke White ...

Henry Kirke White - Poets, English - 1813
...the final blow, , And helped to plant the wound that laid thee low : So the struck eagle, stretch'd upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to...again,. Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quivered in his heart: Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nurs'd...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1847
...lines of the improvident Byron on the death of Kirk White, as the ground of an illustration : — "So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more...Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And winged Hie shaft that quivered in his heart ! Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion...
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English bards and Scotch reviewers; a satire. To which is added, An ode to ...

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1814 - 72 pages
...wound that laid thee low : So the struek eagle stretehed upon the plain, No more through rolling elouds to soar again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal...that quivered in his heart ; Keen were his pangs, hut keener far to feel He nursed the p,nion whieh impelled the steel | ri *, *?. G,iffor<1 promised...
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The Literary Panorama, Volume 6

English literature - 1809
...gaTe the final blow And helped to plant the wound that laid thee low : So the struck Eagle stictched upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to...again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart And wing'd the shaft that quivered in his heart: Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nurs'd...
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The Remains of Henry Kirke White of Nottingham with an Account of ..., Volume 1

Henry Kirke White, Robert Southey - 1816 - 877 pages
...gave the final blow, And helped to plant the wound that laid thee low : So the struck eagle, stretch'd upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to...again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quivered in his heart : Keen were his pangs but keener far to feel He nurs'd...
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