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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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A class-book of elocution

J H. Aitken - Elocution - 1853
...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...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 of Tower's Series for Common ...

David Bates Tower - 1854
...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 ! "Twas liberty ! I turned...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Elocution - 1854
...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 practical elocutionist

Conrad Hume Pinches - Elocution - 1854 - 444 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 aery circle, as in the delight Of measuring the ample range beneath ; And round about, absorbed, he...
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The Book of Oratory: A New Collection of Extracts in Prose, Poetry and ...

Readers - 1856 - 500 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\vas liberty ! —...
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The Dramatic Works of James Sheridan Knowles, Volume 1

James Sheridan Knowles - 1856
...their aid, By the sole act of his unlorded will, That buoy'd him proudly up. Instinctively I strung my bow ; yet kept he rounding still His airy circle,...round about, absorb'd, he heeded not The death that threaten' d him ! — I could not shoot ! — 'Twas liberty. I turn'd the shaft aside, And let him...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...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 book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...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...measuring the ample range beneath And round about : absorbed, he heeded not The death that threatened him — I could not shoot, 'Twas liberty. I turned...
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The Orator: A Monthly Magazine of Speeches, Plays, Dialogues ..., Volume 1

Debost T. Stiles - 1857
...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 ! I turned...
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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - Readers (Elementary) - 1858 - 480 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...round about; absorb'd, he heeded not The death that threateu'd him. I could not shoot !'Twas LIBERTY ! I turn'd my bow aside, And let him soar away ! LESSON...
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