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" NEVER stoops the soaring vulture On his quarry in the desert, On the sick or wounded bison, But another vulture, watching From his high aerial look-out, Sees the downward plunge, and follows ; And a third pursues the second, Coming from the invisible... "
The Song of Hiawatha - Page 191
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1908 - 242 pages
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Supplement to the Courant, Volumes 20-23

Literary Criticism - 1855
...Disasters Come not Singly. Never stoops the soaring vulture On hie quarry in the desert, On the sick and wounded bison, But another vulture, watching From...look-out, Sees the downward plunge, and follows: And n. third pursues the second, Coming from ihe Invisible eiher, First a speck, and then a vulture, Till...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

...observed, ' birds of a feather flock together.' What, says Longfellow, in his ' Song of Hiawatha' — 'Never stoops the soaring vulture On his quarry in...then a vulture, Till the air is dark with pinions.' There is quick communication, whether of eye or voice, among the scavengers. The Hindoos declare positively...
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion, Volume 47

George R. Graham, Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Jacobs Peterson, Ann Sophia Stephens, Rufus Wilmot Griswold, Robert Taylor Conrad, Joseph Ripley Chandler, Bayard Taylor - History - 1855
...these — " Never stoops the soaring vulture On the sick or wounded bison, On his quarry in the desert, But another vulture watching From his high aerial...the second, Coming from the invisible ether, First a spook, and then a vulture, Till the air is dark with pinions. " So disasters come not singly ; But...
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THE DUBLIN UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE

HODGES SMITH - 1856
...we address intelligent heads and tender hearts, and to such it can only speak one language : — " Never stoops the soaring vulture On his quarry in...the second, Coming from the invisible ether, First a ipcck, and then a vulture, Till the air is dark with piniont. So disasters come not singly ; But as...
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THE DUBLIN UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE

HODGES SMITH - 1856
...we address intelligent heads and tender hearts, and to such it can only speak one language : — " Never stoops the soaring vulture On his quarry in...the second, Coming from the invisible ether, First a ipcck, and then a vulture, Till the air is dark with piniont. So disasters come not singly ; But as...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 11; Volume 19; Volume 41

Methodist Church - 1859
...Longfellow embodies in verse an old and prevalent superstition, in the following elongated manner : " Never stoops the soaring vulture On his quarry in...bison, But another vulture, watching From his high acrial look-out, Sees the downward plunge, and follows ; And a third pursues the second. Coming from...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic

Beautiful poetry - 1859
...the downward plunge, and follows: First a speck, and then a vulture, Coming from the invisible ether, Till the air is dark with pinions. So disasters come not singly: But as if they watch'd and waited, Scanning one another's motions, When the first descends, the others Follow, follow,...
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The Irish Temperance League Journal

Self-Help - 1863
...in flocks upon their victim. At first one is dimly descried in the distance — " First a speck .ind then a vulture, Till the air is dark with pinions. So disasters come not singly ; Jint ;is if they watched and waited, Scanning one another's motion« ; When the first descends, the...
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Zulu-land: Or, Life Among the Zulu-Kafirs of Natal and Zulu-land, South ...

Lewis Grout - KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) - 1864 - 351 pages
...hour, they were glad to turn back, leaving the king's forces in possession of a hardly earned victory. "Never stoops the soaring vulture On his quarry in...then a vulture, Till the air is dark with pinions." While the Zulu is occupied with the Boer in the upper part of the District, a few Englishmen at the...
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The complete poetical works [&c.].

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1864
...Kwasind ! " cried they ; " that is Kwasind ! He is gathering in his fire-wood 1 " XIX. THE GHOSTS. NEVER stoops the soaring vulture On his quarry in...then a vulture, Till the air is dark with pinions. DD So disasters come not singly; But as if they watched and waited, Scanning one another's motions,...
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