Usage examples for eaglet

  1. The grandmother fully perceived what a treasure she had in her grandchild; and the old eagle determined to set her young eaglet flying, having been careful to teach her how to live by her talons. – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  2. And the bird, with its foot chained to the log, sat looking upward into the clear blue sky; the sky, in which it had never been- for the bird- the bird, knew what it would do- because it was an eaglet! – Woman and Labour by Olive Schreiner
  3. Where the eaglet, high in air, Or the wild white ibis, dazes Eyes that follow them up the blue, As the heart would do, the heart too! – Sea Poems by Cale Young Rice
  4. Only a very definite picture of young Awdas's fair eaglet face, looking with startled and pleased surprise into the face of that beautiful girl. – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  5. He seldom deals directly in the pathetic, but now and then, as in Evelyn Hope, the Last Ride Together, or the Incident of the French Camp, a tenderness comes over the strong verse " as sheathes A film the mother eagle's eye, When her bruised eaglet breathes." – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers
  6. The eaglet just hatched does not give us the right idea of the eagle, nor does the infant in his swaddling clothes reveal to us the man. – The Church and Modern Life by Washington Gladden
  7. Although she had but lately arrived, the miller had already made her his visit and announced Babette's engagement; had spoken of Rudy and the eaglet; of the visit to Interlaken and in short had told the whole story. – The Ice-Maiden: and Other Tales. by Hans Christian Andersen
  8. The Chief's eye flashed; but presently Softened itself, as sheathes A film the mother- eagle's eye When her bruised eaglet breathes: " You're wounded!" – Browning and the Dramatic Monologue by S. S. Curry
  9. When her butterfly showed him an eaglet born, For preying too heedlessly bred, What a heart clapped in thee then! – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. The eaglet, on his side, was entirely devoted to his protectress, but it was impossible for him not to feel a certain lenient and amused contempt for her very limited horizon. – Austin and His Friends by Frederic H. Balfour
  11. " Farewell, eaglet," he sighed. – The Proud Prince by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  12. Each trite convention courtly fears inspire To stint experience and to dwarf desire, Narrows the action to a puppet stage, And trains the eaglet to the starling's cage. – The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  13. He lifted his arms above his quilts with the action of the eaglet who meditates leaping from the home ledge. – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland
  14. The chief's eye flashed; but presently Softened itself, as sheathes A film the mother eagle's eye When her bruised eaglet breathes. – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  15. From this time forward ye hain't nothin' but an eaglet thet kain't rise offen ther ground. – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck
  16. It was high time to go, for the pool was getting quite crowded with the birds and animals that had fallen into it; there were a duck and a dodo, a lory and an eaglet, and other curious creatures. – The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.