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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 Treasury of Literature and Art

Treasury - Literature - 1872 - 160 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— 'Twas liberty !—I turned...
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The English elocutionist, a collection of the finest passages of poetry and ...

Charles Hartley - 1872
...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...measuring the ample range beneath And round about : absorbed, he heeded not The death that threatened him — I could not shoot, 'Twas liberty ! —...
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The Sixth Progressive Reader, Or Oratorical Class-book: With a Treatise on ...

Patrick O'Shea - 1873 - 474 pages
...motionless upon the air, As if he floated there without their aid, By the sole act of his unlordcd 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 ! —...
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The Elocutionist: A Collection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, Peculiarly ...

J. S. Knowles - Elocution - 1874
...That buoy'd him proudly up ! — Instinctively I bent my bowl — yet kept he rounding still His aery circle, as in the delight Of measuring the ample range beneath, And round about, absorb 'd, he heeded not The death that threaten'd him I — I couldn't shoot ! ' Twas liberty! —...
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Webster's Progressive Speaker: A Very Fine Selection of the Most Admirable ...

Readers and speakers - 1876 - 192 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 stiU His airy circle, as in the delight Of measuring the ample range beneath And Found about; absorbed,...
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A History of English Literature: In a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1877 - 549 pages
...expanded wings l.uy calm and motionless upon the air, As if he floated there, without their aid, ily the sole act of his nnlorded will, That buoyed him...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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Life of Edwin Forrest, the American Tragedian, Volume 1

William Rounseville Alger - Actors - 1877
...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 Orator's Manual: A Practical and Philosophical Treatise on Vocal Culture ...

George Lansing Raymond - Elocution - 1879 - 342 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 — 'Twas liberty ! — I...
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The Orator's Manual: A Practical and Philosophical Treatise on Vocal Culture ...

George Lansing Raymond - Elocution - 1879 - 342 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 — 'Twas liberty! — I turned...
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Choice Readings for Public and Private Entertainment: Arranged for the ...

Robert McLean Cumnock - Readers - 1882 - 426 pages
...motionless upon the air, As if he had floated there, without their aid, By the sole act of his unlorded will, That buoyed him proudly up! Instinctively I bent my bow; yet wheeled he, heeding not The death that threatened him! I could not shoot! 'T was liberty! I turned...
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