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" I turned about the cage to get to the door; it was twisted and double twisted so fast with wire, there was no getting it open without pulling the cage to pieces; — I took both hands to it. The bird flew to the place where I was attempting his deliverance,... "
The Works of Laurence Sterne, A. M.: A sentimental journey through France ... - Page 78
by Laurence Sterne - 1805
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The Manual of Liberty: Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Civil rights - 1795 - 406 pages
...it. The bird flew to the place where I was attempting his deliverance, and thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed his breast against it, as if...set thee at liberty." " No," said the Starling—" J can't get out—I can't get out!" said the starling. I vow I never had my affections more tenderly...
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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Laurence Sterne - France - 1802 - 212 pages
...it. The bird flew to theplace where Iwas attempting his deliverance, and thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed his breast against it, as if...at liberty — « No », said the starling — « I «can'tgetout — I can't get out», said Ihe starling. I vow, I never had my afffections more tenderly...
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The Works of Laurence Sterne ...

Laurence Sterne - English literature - 1803
...thee at liberty. " No," faid the ftarling; " I can't get out, — I can't get out," faid the ftarling. I vow I never had my affections more tenderly awakened; nor do 1 remember an incident in my life where the diffipated fpirits to which my reafon had been a bubble,...
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Beauties of British Prose. Selected by S. Melmoth

Sydney Melmoth - English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...same words repeated twice over ; and, looking up, I saw it was a Starling hung in a little cage. — " I can't get out — I can't get out," said the Starling. I stood looking at the bird : and to every person ivho came through the passage it ran fluttering to...
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The Beauties of Sterne: Containing All His Pathetic Tales, His Humorous ...

Laurence Sterne - English literature - 1810 - 252 pages
...it. The bird flew to the place where I was attempting his deliverance, and thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed his breast against it, as if...impatient — I fear, poor creature ! said I, I cannot »et thee at liberty. — ' No,' said the starling — ' I can't get out — I can't get out,' said...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 5

Elegant extracts - 1812
...the same words repeated twice over ; and looking up, I saw it was a Starling hong in a little cage ' I can't get out — I can't get out,' said the Starling. I stood looking at the hird ; and to every person who came through the passage, it ran fluttering to...
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The Novels of Sterne, Goldsmith, Dr. Johnson, Mackenzie, Horace Walpole, and ...

Laurence Sterne - 1823 - 659 pages
...same words repeated twice over ; and looking up, I saw it was a starling hung in a little cage. — " IR stood looking at the bird : and to every person who came through the passage, it ran fluttering to...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1823 - 214 pages
...words repeated twice over ; and looking up, I saw it was a starling hung in a V little cage. — " I can't get out, — I can't get out," said the starling. , I stood looking at the hird : and to every person who came through the passage, it ran fluttering to...
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Ornithologia, or The birds, a poem, in 2 pt., with an intr. to their natural ...

James Jennings (of Huntspill.) - 1828
...where 1 was attempting his deliverance, aud, thrusting his head throngh the trellis, pressed his head against it, as if impatient. — I fear, poor creature,...set thee at liberty. — ' No,' said the starling, ' I-can't get out,— I can't get ont.' Disguise thyself as thou wilt, still, Slavery, said I,— still...
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Ornithologia, Or The Birds: A Poem, in Two Parts with an ..., Parts 1-2

James Jennings - Birds - 1828 - 468 pages
...where 1 was attempting his deliverance, and, thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed his head against it, as if impatient. — I fear, poor creature, said I, -I cannot set thee at liherty. — ' No,' said the starling, ' I can't get out, — I can't get out.' Disguise thyself an...
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