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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 Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - Poetry - 1994 - 860 pages
...clouds to soar again, View'd his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that qniver'd in his heart; Keen were his pangs, but keener far...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...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 830 pages
...again, View'd his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quiver'd in his heart; 845 Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nursed...impell'd the steel; While the same plumage that had warm'd his nest Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast. 1 . Mr Gifford promised publicly that...
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