crow-nest quotes

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'Twas a nest full of young birds on the ground
The cutter bar had just gone champing over
...
When I saw that clumsy crow
Flap from a wasted tree,
A shape in the mind rose up:
Far from her nest the lapwing cries away;
My heart prays for him, though my tongue do curse.
Out of the wood of thoughts that grows by night
To be cut down by the sharp ax of light--,
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As an eagle stirs up its nest, and hovers over its young; as it spreads its wings, takes them up, and bears them aloft on its pini ...
A white-washed crow won't stay white for long.
He builds a big town with his mouth, but not even a fly's nest with his hands.
Lonesome? God, no! From the day the kids are born, if it's not one thing, it's another. After all those years of being responsible ...
The soul establishes itself.
But how far can it swim out through the eyes
And still return safely to its nest?
In the nineteenth century ... explanations of who and what women were focused primarily on reproductive events--marriage, children ...
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