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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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The Monthly Review

Books - 1832
...opened wings, on the branch, he watches the result. Down, rapid aa an arrow from heaven, descends the object of his attention ; the roar of its wings, reaching...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...
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Historical View of the Progress of Discovery on the More Northern Coasts of ...

Patrick Fraser Tytler, James Wilson - America - 1833 - 444 pages
...half-opened wings, on the branch, he watches the result. Down, rapid as an arrow, from heaven descends the object of his attention; the roar of its wings, reaching...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 American Common-place Book of Prose: A Collection of Eloquent and ...

George Barrell Cheever - American prose literature - 1832 - 468 pages
...sight, and, balancing himself with halfopened wings on the branch, he watches the result. Down, rapid as an arrow from heaven, descends the distant object...attention, the roar of its wings reaching the ear 11.1 it disappears in the deep, making the surges foam around. At this moment the looks of the eagle...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral, & philosophical ...

1832
...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...attention ; the roar of its wings reaching the ear ав it disappears in the deep, making the surgte foam around! At this moment, the eager looks of the...
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American Ornithology; Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 2

Alexander Wilson - Birds - 1832
...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...his attention, the roar of its wings reaching the car as it disappears in the deep, making the surges foam around. At this moment, the eager looks of...
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The Naturalist, Volume 1

Natural history - 1831
...reaching the ear as it disappears in the deep, 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 fish hawk once more emerge, struggling with his prey, and mounting in the air with screams of exultation....
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Historical View of the Progress of Discovery on the More Northern Coasts of ...

Patrick Fraser Tytler, James Wilson - America - 1832 - 444 pages
...the deep; 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 more emerge, struggling with his prey, and mounting in the air with screams of exultation. These are the signal...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 13

1833
...sight, 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...
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Depping's Evening Entertainments: Compromising Delineations of the Manners ...

Georges-Bernard Depping - Manners and customs - 1833 - 260 pages
...sight, 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...
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New York Evening Tales: Or, Uncle John's True Stories about Natural History ...

Gerritt Van Husen Forbes - Animals - 1833
...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...reaching the ear as it disappears in the deep, making the surge foam around. At this moment the eager looks of the eagle are all ardor ; and levelling his neck...
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