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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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Speeches and Writings of Wm. H. Wallace: With Autobiography

William H. Wallace - Lawyers - 1914 - 308 pages
...eagle, struck down in his flight for prey, by the aid of a feather dropped from his own wing : — " So the struck eagle stretched upon the plain, No more...pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion that impelled the steel, And the same plumage that had warmed his nest Drank the last life drop from...
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"Red Paper" of Mexico: An Exposť of the Great Cientifico Conspiracy ..., Issue 1

Mexican Bureau of Information, New York - Mexico - 1914 - 15 pages
..."Help Mexico, lest over her bloody grave are sown the dragons' teeth of our own destruction." -. " So the struck eagle stretched upon the plain No more...And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart." CHARLES SUMNER YOUNG. July Fourth, 1916. [ix] [FOREWORD] can soil? Yes. Perpetuate the spirit of '76,...
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The Two Republics: International Relations -- United States and ..., Issue 14

Charles Sumner Young - Mexico - 1916 - 34 pages
..."Help Mexico, lest over her bloody grave are sown the dragons' teeth of our own destruction." . " So the struck eagle stretched upon the plain No more...And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart." CHARLES SUMNER YOUNG. July Fourth, 1916. [ix] I- |- ii I - 1 hi iiS'UBLICS \NAHUAC CLUB: |pp*eare two...
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Private Character of Queen Elizabeth

Frederick Chamberlin - Queens - 1921 - 334 pages
...the Puritan and Protestant had at Court. If Leicester could have known this, surely we might say : " Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel." To the ample evidence as to Leicester's true position set forth in the coming...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...jEsop. 48. Eagle anil the Arrow. (See also BYRON, MOORE, WALLER, also PHILLIPS under RELIGION) 20 So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more...again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quivered in his heart. BYRON — English Bards ami Scotch Reviewers. L. 826....
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 3

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1925 - 1100 pages
...Commends the ingredients of our poisoned chalice To our own lips. Macbetlt. Aa L Se. 7. SHAKESPEARE. So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more...dart. And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart. Lnzliih Bards and Scotch Kmien.tr s. BYRON. DESPAIR. Talk not of comfort ; 't is for lighter ills :...
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The Remains of Henry Kirke White ..., Volume 1

Henry Kirke White - Poets, English - 1825 - 408 pages
...fruit, '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...fatal dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in hie heart : Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel,...
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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William S. Walsh - Curiosa - 1925 - 1104 pages
...Byron has it, in "English Bards and Scotch Reviewers," in the lines commemorative of Kirke White : So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar againt Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart :...
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The Trail Drivers of Texas: Interesting Sketches of Early Cowboys and Their ...

John Marvin Hunter, George Washington Saunders - Cattle trade - 1925 - 1044 pages
...two exercises caused an abscess to form on his liver which called him hence in 1876. "So struck the eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, Views his own feather upon the fatal dart That winged the shaft that quivered to his heart." Too oft,...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1928
...his former argument irresistible Byron has well interpreted Judge Story's position in the lines: So the struck eagle stretched upon the plain, No more...soar again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart That helped to wing the shaft that quivered in his heart. III The argument from section 913, et seq.,...
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