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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 Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Elocution - 1863 - 436 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 35 creature ! said I, I cannot set thee at liberty. " No," said I never had my affections more tenderly...
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Graduated exercises for translation into German, extr. from Engl. authors ...

Friedrich Otto Froembling - 1866
...flew to the place where I was attempting his deliverance, and thrusting his head through the trellrs, pressed his breast 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," said the starling. I vow I never...
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...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....the starling, "I can't get out — I can't get out." I vow I never had my affections more tenderly awakened ; nor do I remember an incident in my life,...
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The public school speaker and reader, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1869
...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....the starling, " I can't get out ! I can't get out !" I vow I never had my affections more tenderly awakened ; nor do I remember any incident in my life...
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Class-book of Science and Literature

Class-book - Literature - 1869 - 324 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...
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Murby's Excelsior readers, ed. by F. Young

Francis Young (F.R.G.S.) - 1870
...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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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 pages
...took both hands to it. and, thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed his breast against i:, as if impatient. " I fear, poor creature," said I,...starling ; " I can't get out — I can't get out." I vow I never had my affections more tenderly awakened, nor do l remember an incident in my life where...
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The Complete Works of Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne, David Herbert - Authors, English - 1872 - 455 pages
...it. The bird flew to the place where I was attempting Ms deliverance, and, thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed his breast against it, as if...the starling; 'I can't get out — I can't get out.' I vow I never had my affections more tenderly awakened ; nor do I remember an incident in my life where...
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The School board readers. Standard i(iii-vi), ed. by a former H.M ..., Volume 6

School board readers - 1872
...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 " Disguise thyself...
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The Works of Laurence Sterne ...: With a Life of the Author

Laurence Sterne - 1873
...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 vow I never had my affections more tenderly awakened;...
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