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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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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volume 10

Great Britain - 1834
...approaches " 'Twas thine own genius gave the 6nal 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, Yiews his own feather on the fatal dart Which winged the shaft that quivers in his heart. Keen are...
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The Student's Manual: Designed, by Specific Directions, to Aid in Forming ...

John Todd - Conduct of life - 1835 - 392 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...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...
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Family Records: Containing Memoirs of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, K. B ...

Ferdinand Brock Tupper - 1835 - 218 pages
...his victim's native isle, "pave the final blow, Or helped to plant the wound that laid him low. So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more...but keener far to feel He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel; While the same plumage that had wanned his nest, Drank the last life drop of his...
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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 7

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
...clouds to soar again, View'd his own feather on- the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quiver'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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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montombery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

English poetry - 1836 - 444 pages
...clouds to soar again, View'd his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quiver'd in his heart. Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel ; While the same plumage that had warm'd hie nest, Drank the last life-drop of his...
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Miscellanies: Hours of Idleness. English bards and Scotch reviewers. Hints ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1837
...clouds to soar again, View'd his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quiver'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, i There be who say, in these enlighten'd...
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The complete works of lord Byron, repr. from the last London ed ..., Volume 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1837
...one, \\hir-h on the itinft lint mad« him dir. FH."'| » fi-rttln-t ufhis ..wn. 03 | Keen were bis pangs, but keener far to feel He nursed the pinion...impell'd the steel ; While the same plumage that had warm'd his nest Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding breast. (I) Tbere be, who say, in these enlighten'd...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 42

Scotland - 1837
...seldom read any but ancient authors, such as Pope and Dryden. The lines were as follows : — " So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, View'd his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quiver'd in his heart. Keen were...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 7; Volume 25

Theology - 1839
...here undone, When Science' self destroyed her favorite son ! ******* So the struck eagle, stretch'd upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to...but keener far to feel He nursed the pinion which impelled the steel." After passing somewhat more than two years, partly as an instructer in Phillips...
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The Christian Examiner and General Review

Francis Jenks, James Walker, Francis William Pitt Greenwood, William Ware - Liberalism (Religion) - 1839
...here undone, When Science' self destroyed her favorite son! ******* So the struck eagle, stretch'd upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to...were his pangs, but keener far to feel He nursed the pinwn which impelled the gteel. n After passing somewhat more than two years, partly as an instructer...
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