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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 Cabinet of Irish Literature: Selections from the Works of the ..., Volume 1

Irish literature - 1893
...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...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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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 35

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1896
...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 Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 21

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...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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Longmans' "ship" Literary Readers: The Advanced Reader, Book 7

Longman (Firm) - Readers - 1899 - 278 pages
...where I was attempting his deliverance, and thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed his 45 breast against it as if impatient. " I fear, poor...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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Cyr's Fifth Reader, Book 5

Ellen M. Cyr - Readers - 1899 - 432 pages
...with wire there was no getting it open without pulling the cage to pieces. I took both hands to it. trellis, pressed his breast against it, as if impatient. " I fear, poor creature," said I, " 1 cannot set thee at liberty." " No," said the starling ; " I can't get out — I can't get out."...
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The universal anthology, a collection of the best literature ..., Volume 18

Richard Garnett - 1899
...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 Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman: & A ..., Volume 2

Laurence Sterne - British - 1900
...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...vow I never had my affections more tenderly awakened ; or do I remember an incident in my life, where the dissipated spirits, to which my reason had been...
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A sentimental journey

Laurence Sterne - 1900
...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...vow I never had my affections more tenderly awakened ; or do I remember an incident in my life, where the dissipated spirits, to which my reason had been...
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A sentimental journey

Laurence Sterne - 1900
...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 stood looking at the bird: and to every person who came...
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The Cyr Readers: Arranged by Grades. Book 1-8, Book 8

Ellen M. Cyr - Readers - 1901
...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." 5 I never had my affections more tenderly awakened, nor do I remember an incident in my life where...
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