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" By his wide curvature of wing and sudden suspension in air, he knows him to be the fish-hawk, settling over 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.... "
The Percy Anecdotes ... - Page 20
1839
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American Ornithology: Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United ...

Alexander Wilson - Birds - 1828
...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...making the surges foam around ! At this moment the eager looks of the Eagle are all ardour; and levelling his neck for flight, he sees the FishHawk once...
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British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 5

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819
...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...making the surges foam around ! At this moment the eager looks of the eagle are all ardour; and levelling his neck for flight, he sees the fish-hawk once...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 5

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819
...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...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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Curious Experiments for Preventing the Waste of Honey, and Preserving the ...

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
...sight, and balancing himself with half-open wing on the branch, he watches the result. Down, rapid as an arrow, from heaven 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 New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 77

English literature - 1846
...sight, and balancing himself with half-open wings on the branch, he watches the result. Down, rapid as an arrow from heaven, descends the distant object...making the surges foam around! At this moment the eager looks of the eagle are all ardour, and levelling his neck for flight, he sees the fish-hawk once...
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The New-York Literary Gazette, and Phi Beta Kappa Repository, Volume 1

1826
...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...around. At this moment the looks of the eagle are all ardour ; and levelling his neck for flight he sees the fish-hawk emerge, struggling with his prey,...
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The North American Review, Volume 24

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1827
...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...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 - American fiction - 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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The Magazine of Natural History, Volume 1

Natural history - 1829
...sight ; and balancing himself with half open wings on the branch, he watches the result. Down, rapid as an arrow from heaven, descends the distant object...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 sees...
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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 4

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, Henry Vethake - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1830
...himself with half-opened wings on the branch, he watches the result. Down, rapid as an arrow frotn heaven, descends the distant object of his attention,...making the surges foam around. At this moment, the eager looks of the eagle are all ardor, and, levelling his neck for flight, he sees the fishhawk once...
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