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" O'er the abyss. His broad expanded wings Lay calm and motionless upon the air, As if he floated there without their aid, By the sole act of his unlorded will, That buoyed him proudly up. Instinctively I bent my bow; yet kept he rounding still His airy... "
The Natural History of Ireland - Page 18
by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie - 1849 - 1791 pages
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Speeches, addresses, etc - 1830 - 321 pages
...motionless upon the air, As if he floated there without their aid, • By the sole act of his unlorded will, That buoyed him proudly up. Instinctively I...measuring the ample range beneath And round about absorbed, he heeded not The death that threatened him. I could not shoot ! — 'T was liberty ! —...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 338 pages
...you! Scaling yonder peak, As if he floated there without their aid, By the sole act of his unlorded will, That buoyed him proudly up. Instinctively I bent my bow; yet kept he rounding still Of measuring the ample range beneath His airy circle, as in the delight And round about, absorbed,...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - Oratory - 1833 - 216 pages
...the air, As if he floated there without their aid, By the sole act of his unlorded will, That buoy'd him proudly up. Instinctively I bent my bow; yet kept...him. I could not shoot ! — 'Twas liberty! — I turn'd my bow aside, And let him soar away ! The land was free! oh, with what pride I used To walk...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

American poetry - 1838 - 320 pages
...without their aid, By the sole act of his unlorded will, That buoy'd him proudly up. Instinctively 1 bent my bow ; yet kept he rounding still His airy...not The death that threaten'd him. I could not shoot ! T was liberty ! — I turn'd my bow aside, And let him soar away ! KNOWLEs. THE TORCH OF LIBERTY....
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THE DRAMATIC WORKS

JAMES SUERIDAN KNOWLES - 1841
...the air, As if he floated there without their aid, By the sole act of his unlorded will, That buoy'd him proudly up. Instinctively I bent my bow ; yet...him. — I could not shoot ! — 'Twas liberty. I turn'd my bow aside, And let him soar away. Verner [witkouf}. Tell !— -Tell ! Enter VERNER. Furst....
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The Dramatic Works of James Sheridan Knowles, Volume 1

James Sheridan Knowles - 1841
...the air, As if he floated there without their aid, By the sole act of his unlorded will, That buoy'd him proudly up. Instinctively I bent my bow ; yet...him. — I could not shoot ! — 'Twas liberty. I turn'd my bow aside, And let him soar away. Verner [without]. Tell !— Tell ! Enter VEBNER. Furst....
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The Dramatic Works of James Sheridan Knowles, Volume 1

James Sheridan Knowles - English drama - 1841
...the air, As if he floated there without their aid, By the sole act of his unlorded will, That buoy'd him proudly up. Instinctively I bent my bow; yet kept...absorb'd, he heeded not The death that threaten'd him.—I could not shoot!— 'Twas liberty. I turn'd my bow aside, And let him soar away. Verner [withouf]....
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The dramatic works of James Sheridan Knowles, Volume 1

James Sheridan Knowles - 1841
...the air, As if he floated there without their aid, By the sole act of his unlorded will, That buoy'd him proudly up. Instinctively I bent my bow; yet kept...absorb'd, he heeded not The death that threaten'd him.—I could not shoot!— 'Twas liberty. I turn'd my bow aside, And let him soar away. Verner [withouf\....
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1843 - 300 pages
...the air, As if he floated there with-out their aid, By the sole act of his unlorded will, That buoy'd him proudly up. Instinctively I bent my bow. yet kept...still His airy circle, as in the de-light Of measuring ttie ample range beneath, And round about ; ab-Ťori-'d, he heeded not The death that threatened him....
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The Quaver; or, Songster's pocket companion

Songs - 1844 - 512 pages
...motionless upon the air, As if he floated there without their aid, By the sole act of his unlorded will, That buoyed him proudly up. Instinctively I...threaten'd him. — I could not shoot — Twas liberty I — I turned my bow aside, And let him soar away ! Heavens, with what pride I used To walk these hills,...
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