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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 general reciter; a unique selection of the most admired and popular ...

1845
...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 etill His airy circle, as in the delight Of measuring the ample range beneath, And round about absorb'd,...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1846 - 350 pages
...air, As if he floated there vtith-oul their aid, By the sole act of his unlorded will, That buoy'd him proudly up. Instinctively I bent my bow, yet kept he rounding still His airy circle, as in the Ae-Ught Of measuring the ample range beneath, And round about; ab-swi-'d, he heeded not The death that...
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The reciter's companion; comprising the most popular recitations, comic ...

Reciter - 1848
...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...round about absorb'd, he heeded not The death that threatened him— I could not shoot— 'Twas liberty ! — I turned my bow aside, And let him soar...
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The reciter's companion; comprising the most popular recitations, comic ...

Reciter - 1848
...without their aid, By the sole act of his unlorded will, That buoyed him proudly up. Instinctively J bent my bow; yet kept he rounding still His airy circle,...round about absorb'd, he heeded not The death that threatened him—I could not shoot— 'Twas liberty!—I turned my bow aside, And let him soar away!...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 426 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...airy circle, as in the delight Of measuring the ample rarige beneath, And round about : absorbed, he heeded not The death that threatened him. I could not...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...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...threaten'd him. I could not shoot! 'Twas liberty ! I turn'd my bow aside, Oh, with what pride I used To walk these hills, and look up to my God, And bless...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...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...measuring the ample range beneath And round about : absorbed, he heeded not The death that threaten'd him — I could not shoot, 'Twas liberty. I turned...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 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 Tin' death that threatened him. I could not shoot ! — 'T was liberty ! —...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1852 - 558 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 Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 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 bent my bow ; yet kept he rounding still His airy cirele, as in the delight Of measuring the ample range beneath And round about ; absorbed, he heeded...
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