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" His eye kindles at the sight, and balancing himself with half-opened wings, on the branch, he watches the result. Down, rapid as an arrow from heaven, descends the distant object of his attention, the roar of its wings reaching the ear as it disappears... "
British Birds in Their Haunts - Page 12
by Charles Alexander Johns - 1862 - 626 pages
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American Ornithology: Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 1

Alexander Wilson, George Ord - Birds - 1828
...some devoted victim of the deep. His eye kindles at the sight, and balancing himself, with half-opened wings, on the branch, he watches the result Down,...making the surges foam around. At this moment the looks of the Eagle are all ardour; and levelling his neck for flight, he sees the Fish-hawk emerge,...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 5

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819
...some devoted victim of the deep. His eye kindles at the sight, and balancing himself, with half-opened wings on the branch, he watches the result. " Down,...disappears in the deep, making the surges foam around l At this moment the eager looks of the eagle are all ardour; and levelling his neck for flight, he...
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Altägyptisches Bienenwesen im Lichte modernen Welt-Bienenwirthschaft, Volume 1

A.P. Beresford, Alexander Dedekind, Andrew Jameson, Auguste de Saint-Hilaire, Benjamin Kidd, Bouffier de Sauvages, Charles Bucke, Edward Latham Ormerod, Esq. Thomas Hale, George Hubbard, Harry Wallis Kew, Herbert S. Shorthouse, I. Hopkins, James Caldwell, James Cavanah Murphy, Lippi, M.M.M., T. Slevan, Thorsley, Travers James Briant, William Carr, William Dunbar, William Hyde Wollaston - Agriculture - 1820 - 7 pages
...devoted victim of the deep. His eye kindles at the sight, and balancing himself with half-open wing on the branch, he watches the result. Down, rapid...descends the distant object of his attention, the roar of his wings reaching the ear, as it disappears in the deep, making the surges foam around. At this moment...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 9

Anecdotes - 1826
...devoted victim of the deep. His eye kindles at the sight, and balancing himself with half-opened wings ou the branch, he watches the result. Down, rapid as...making the surges foam around ! At this moment the looks of the eagle are all ardour ; and levelling his neck for flight, he sees the fish-hawk once more...
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The New-York Literary Gazette and Phi Beta Kappa Repository, Volume 1

1826
...the deep. His eye kindles at the sight, and halancing himself with half opened wings, on the hranch, he watches the result. Down, rapid as an arrow from Heaven, descends the distant ohject of his attention, the roar of its wings reaching the ear as it disappears in the deep, making...
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The North American Review, Volume 24

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1827
...some devoted victim of the deep. His eye kindles at the sight, and balancing himself, with half opened wings, on the branch he watches the result. Down,...deep, making the surges foam around. At this moment tiie looks of the Eagle are all ardor ; and levelling his neck for flight, he sees the -Fish Hawk emerge,...
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The North American Review, Volume 24

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1827
...and balancing himself, with half opened wings, on the branch he watches the result. Down, rapid aj an arrow from heaven, descends the distant object...his attention, the roar of its wings reaching the esfr as it disappears in the deep, making the surges foam around. At this moment tho looks of the Eagle...
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Magazine of Natural History, Volume 1

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - Natural history - 1829
...some devoted victim of the deep. His eye kindles at the sight ; and balancing himself with half open wings on the branch, he watches the result. Down,...wings reaching the ear as it disappears in the deep. At this moment the eager looks of the eagle are all ardour ; and levelling his neck for flight, he...
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Time's Telescope for ...; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1829
...some devoted victim of the deep. His eye kindles at the sight ; and, balancing himself with half open wings on the branch, he watches the result. Down,...wings reaching the ear as it disappears in the deep. At this moment, the eager looks of the eagle are all ardour ; and, levelling his neck for flight, be...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 4

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1830
...some devoted victim of the deep. His eye kindles at the sight, and, balancing himself with half-opened wings on the branch, he watches the result. Down,...arrow from heaven, descends the distant object of bis attention, the roar of its wings reaching the ear as it disappears in the deep, making the surges...
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