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  • The island is dominated by its monastery, perched high as an eagle's nest, and the power of the orthodox church is tangible: Byzantine gold treasures; dark cars speeding high-ranking priests to the port; and pilgrims queuing to enter the cave where St John saw his apocalyptic revelations.

    Insiders' guide to Greece

  • As she glides, she gathers many things, sunlight filtered through tall grass, the watchful shape of an eagle's face, the curve of a seal's head flipping back into water.

    Heron Dream

  • He is currently stitching one for his latest grandchild, Griffin, which depicts the mythical creature with the body of a lion and an eagle's head and wings.

    Nazis, needlework and my dad

  • The eagle's talons were printed with animal glue to produce a deep shine.

    Jane Chafin: Hiroshige: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: A Luscious -- and Affordable -- Must-Have Art Book

  • And as he spoke he extended from his splendid shoulders his two great arms, and the horseshoer's hands were clutching the air like eagle's talons.

    Chapter 5: The Philomaths

  • Behold, the peacock angel's pride, the phoenix from the eagle's side sent out to scorch unholy land.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Well the eagle's been drifting slow as well as the flag's been drifting low

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Whatever life throws at you, hope delivers the strength of an eagle's wings and the sound of a song that will not be silenced.

    Lonni Collins Pratt: The Sacred Power Of Hope

  • In the past four decades only 22 species—out of nearly 2,000 on the list—have been declared recovered, with several of the recoveries including the bald eagle's chalked up to the federal ban on DDT.

    The Politics of Protection

  • George regarded him silently, his nostrils distending and his lean fingers unconsciously crooking like an eagle's talons about to clutch.

    CREATED HE THEM

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