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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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Slavery: Letters and Speeches

Horace Mann - Slavery - 1851 - 564 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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Slavery: Letters and Speeches

Horace Mann - Slavery - 1851 - 564 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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...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...
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SLAVERY: LETTERS AND SPEECHES

HORACE MANN - 1853
...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....cannot set thee at liberty. ' No,' said the starling, 4 1 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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The Beauties of Johnson: Choice Selections from His Works

Samuel Johnson - 1853 - 160 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 who came through the passage it ran fluttering to the...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry: Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1854 - 324 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...can't get out, I can't get out," said the Starling. 9. Mechanical as the notes were, yet so true in tune to nature were they chanted, that in one moment...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1858
...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't get out,' said the...
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The graduated series of reading-lesson books, Book 4

Graduated series - 1859
...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, "that I cannot set thee at liberty." "No," said the starling, " I can't get out ; I can't get out,"...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1860
...pressed5 his breast against it, as if impatient.6 " I fear, poor creature!" said I, "I cannot7 get thee at liberty." . . . . " No" said the starling . ..." I can't get out, I can't gel out," said the starling. s I vow I never had my affections more tenderly awakened; nor9 do I remember...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Elocution - 1863 - 436 pages
...thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed his breast against it, as if impatient. 1 fear, poor 85 creature! said I, I cannot set thee at liberty. "...starling — "i can't get out — I can't get out" I never had my affections more tenderly awakened ; nor do I remember an incident in 1113- life, where...
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