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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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A sentimental journey France and Italy by L. Sterne. Also A tale of a tub by ...

Laurence Sterne - 1882
...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 new London readers. 6th reader

London readers - 1884
...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...can't get out, I can't get out," said the starling. al-be'-it trel'-lis be-shrew' so-li'-lo-quy som'-bre vaunt'-ing-ly IX. THE STARLING; OR LIBERTY (2)....
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The revised series. First (-Sixth) reader, ed. by T. Morrison

Thomas Morrison (LL.D.) - 1884
...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...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 my life, where...
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Familiar Talks on English Literature: A Manual Embracing the Great Epochs of ...

Abby Sage Richardson - English literature - 1884 - 454 pages
...it. The bird flew to the place where I was attempting its deliverance, and thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed his breast against it as if impatient....creature, ' said I, ' I cannot set thee at liberty.' ' I 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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Chambers's graduated readers, Book 6

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1885
...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....can't get out ; I can't get out,' said the starling. 5. I vow I never had my affections more tenderly awakened ; and I heavily walked upstairs, unsaying...
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The Works of Laurence Sterne: With a Life of the Author, Volume 3

Laurence Sterne - 1885
...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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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Laurence Sterne - France - 1888 - 286 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....at liberty." " No," said the starling ; " I can't / j get out, I can't get out," said the starling. I vow I never had my affections more tenderly awakened...
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Open Sesame!: Arranged for students over fourteen years old

Blanche Wilder Bellamy, Maud Wilder Goodwin - Readers - 1890
...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 ! " Mechanical as the notes were, yet so true in tune to Nature were they chanted, that in one moment...
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A Short History of English Literature for Young People

Elizabeth Stansbury Kirkland - English literature - 1892 - 392 pages
...open 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, I can not set thee at liberty." "I can't get out, I can't get out !"said the starling. Perhaps it is...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...it. Tue 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 where...
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