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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 First-[sixth] Reader: Of the United States Series; Embracing, in ..., Book 5

Marcius Willson - Readers - 1872
...his breast against it, as if impatient to escape. " I fear, poor creature," said I, "that I can not set thee at liberty." " No," said the starling, " I can't get out — I can't get out." 6. I declare, I never had my affections0 more tenderly awakened. Mechanical"i as the notes were, yet...
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The Works of Lawrence Sterne: In Four Volumes, with a Life of the ..., Volume 2

Laurence Sterne - English literature - 1873
...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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The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gent. [v. VI-IX] A sentimental ...

Laurence Sterne - 1873
...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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Cassell's illustrated readings, Volume 1; Volume 66

Cassell, ltd - 1875
...it. The bird flew to the place whore 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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The cabinet of Irish literature, with biogr. sketches and literary notices ...

Charles Anderton Read - 1879
...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 ; " I cau't get out — I can't get out." I vow I never had my affections more tenderly awakened ; nor do...
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Continuous Latin prose, exercises

James Moir - 1880
...place where I was attempting his deliverance, and, thrusting his head through the trellice (cxncelli), pressed his breast against it, as if impatient —...can't get out, I can't get out," said the starling. STERNE. 275. The Eve of Blenheim. As the preparations of the confederate generals indicated an approaching...
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The Granville series. Reading book. Standard 1-6

Granville series - 1881
...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....liberty." " No," said the starling, " I can't get out ; 1 can't get out," said the starling. tenderly awakened ; nor do I remember an incident in my life...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - American literature - 1881
...cannot Bet the • at liberty.' *No,' said the ptarliug. ' I can't get out ; I can't gut out,' paid the starling. I vow I never had my affections more tenderly awakened ; or do I remember an incident iu rny life where the dissipated epirits, to which my rva*un lia-1 been...
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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Laurence Sterne - France - 1882 - 394 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...liberty. " No," said the starling ; " I can't get ou^— Ican't get out," said the starling. I vow I never had my affections more tenderly awakened ;...
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The Complete Works: With a Life of the Author Written by Himself

Laurence Sterne - English literature - 1882 - 24 pages
...where I was attempting his deliverance, and, thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed his breast it, as if impatient. — I fear, poor creature, said...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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