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  • He had fallen in love too young — it being the nature of young men to be much younger than young ladies, and, not knowing himself, had been as might be a barn-door cock who had set his heart upon some azure-plumaged, high-soaring lady of the woods.

    Ayala's Angel

  • The lady with the azure plumes had, too, her high-soaring tendencies, but she was enabled by true insight to find the male who would be fit for her.

    Ayala's Angel

  • But he knew the Border, if not as well as he'd like, certainly better than anyone here, and perhaps with the help of some of the FarSeeing Heralds or the ones with Animal Mindspeech who could see through the eyes of a high-soaring hawk, he would be able to fill in the terrain on the other side a bit, and they'd know which paths and passes to watch.

    Exile's Honor

  • Cezer wondered if the lack of color would change the taste of the high-soaring fliers 'flesh.

    Kingdoms of Light

  • He had fallen in love too young -- it being the nature of young men to be much younger than young ladies, and, not knowing himself, had been as might be a barn-door cock who had set his heart upon some azure-plumaged, high-soaring lady of the woods.

    Ayala's Angel

  • Once a high-soaring eagle flew right against the invisible Perseus.

    Famous Tales of Fact and Fancy Myths and Legends of the Nations of the World Retold for Boys and Girls

  • He must go down to the editors, and fawn and cringe, and try to get books to review; he must study the imbecilities of the magazines and watch out for topics for articles; he must rack his brains for jokes and jingles -- he, the master of life, the bearer of a new religion, the proud, high-soaring eagle, whose foot had never known a chain!

    Love's Pilgrimage

  • But before that I was once scared into a panic by a high-soaring hen hawk.

    My Boyhood

  • But all this is changed and now our sable friends and the high-soaring hawks are seldom molested.

    My Boyhood

  • The high-soaring thoughts and aspirations father understands better than anything else; he cognizes them.

    The Girl from the Marsh Croft

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