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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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National Preceptor

Jesse Olney - Elocution - 1845 - 336 pages
...7. 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....can't get out, I can't get out," said the Starling. 8. I never had iry affections more tenderly awakened ; nor do I remember an incident in my life, where...
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The Church of England Magazine, Volume 21

1846
...AND IRELAND HEB FOUNDATIONS ARE UPON THE HOLY HILLS." No. 613.— NOVEMBER 14, 1846. (The Starling.) THE STARLING*. " I CAN'T get out, I can't get out," said the starling. I know not any thing, except Gay's " Hare and many Friends," that made so much impression on me, when...
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Bits of books, from old and modern authors, for railway travellers

Bits - Anthologies - 1847 - 72 pages
...the 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 who came through the passage, it ran fluttering to the...
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The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and ...

Mrs. Loudon (Jane) - Natural history - 1850 - 544 pages
...where I 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 can't set thee at liberty.' — 'No,' said the Starling, 'I can 't get out.' ' Disguise thyself as...
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Slavery: Letters and Speeches

Horace Mann - Slavery - 1851 - 564 pages
...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 never had my affections more tenderly awakened." And then he bursts out into that apostrophe to Slavery, which has thrilled the hearts of all his readers...
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Slavery: Letters and Speeches

Horace Mann - Slavery - 1851 - 564 pages
...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 never had my affections more tenderly awakened." And then he bursts out into that apostrophe to Slavery, which has thrilled the hearts of all his readers...
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The Beauties of Johnson: Choice Selections from His Works

Samuel Johnson - 1851 - 160 pages
...deliverance, and, thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed his breast against it, as if impatient—I fear, poor creature! said I, I cannot set thee at liberty—" No," said the starling—" I can't get out—I can't get out," said the starling. I ToW I never had my affections more tenderly awakened;...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...place where I was attempting his deliverance, uA thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed hil breast against it as if impatient ; I fear, poor creature, said I, I cannot set thee at libertv. ' No,1 said the starling, ' 1 can't get out; I can't get out,' aid the starling. ] vow I never...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...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 can not set thee at liberty. ' No,' said the starling, ' I can't get out; I can'tget out,' said the...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - Readers - 1851 - 408 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, "Icannot set thee at liberty." "No," said the starling; "I can't get out; I can't get out," said the...
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