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" I perceived a negro, suspended in the cage, and left there to expire! I shudder when I recollect that the birds had already picked out his eyes... "
The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued as] The ... - Page 151
1822
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 44

English literature - 1782
...any dcfign of my mind, I fired at them; they all flew to a (hört diftance, with a mod hideous noife, when, horrid to think, and painful to repeat, I perceived a negro, fufpended in the cage, and left there to expire ! I fhudder when I recoiled that the birds had already...
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A thousand notable things, embracing a collection of scarce receipts, &c. To ...

Thousand notable things - 1822
...pitch upon the cage. Actuated by an involuntary action of my hands, more than by any design of mind, I fired at them; they all flew to a short distance,...there to expire ! I shudder when I recollect that the birds had already picked out 'his eyes; his cheek bones were bare ; his arms had been attacked in several...
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The Terrific Register: Or, Record of Crimes, Judgments, Providences, and ...

Adventure and adventurers - 1825
...perch on the cage. Actuated by an involuntary motion of my hands, more than any design of my mind, I fired at them : they all flew to a short distance,...'perceived a negro suspended in the cage, and left to expire ! I shudder when I recollect that the birds had picked out his eyes ! his cheekbones were...
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The Wonders of Nature and Providence, Displayed

Adventure and adventurers - 1826 - 616 pages
...perch on the- cage. Aetuated by an involuntary motion of my hands, more than by any design of my mind, I fired at them ; they all flew to a short distance...painful to repeat, I perceived a Negro suspended in a cage, and left to expire ! I shudder when I recollect that the hirds hid already picked out his eyes;...
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Letters from an American Farmer

J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur - Nantucket (Mass.) - 1904 - 355 pages
...perch on the cage. Actuated by an involuntary motion of my hands, more than by any design of my mind, I fired at them; they all flew to a short distance,...there to expire! I shudder when I recollect that the birds had already picked out his eyes, his cheek bones were bare; his arms had been attacked in several...
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Letters from an American Farmer

J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur, Ludwig Lewisohn, William Peterfield Trent - Nantucket (Mass.) - 1904 - 355 pages
...perch on the cage. Actuated by an involuntary motion of my hands, more than by any design of my mind, I fired at them; they all flew to a short distance,...there to expire! I shudder when I recollect that the birds had already picked out his eyes, his cheek bones were bare; his arms had been attacked in several...
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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 pages
...perch on the cage. Actuated by an involuntary motion of my hands, more than by any design of my mind, I fired at them; they all flew to a short distance,...there to expire! I shudder when I recollect that the birds had already picked out his eyes, his cheek bones were bare; his arms had been attacked in several...
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North Korea at a Crossroads

Suk Hi Kim - Social Science - 2010 - 232 pages
...perch on the cage. Actuated by an involuntary morion ot my hands, more than by any design of my mind, I fired at them; they all flew to a short distance,...there to expire! I shudder when I recollect that the birds had already picked out his eyes, his cheek bones were bare; his arms had been attacked in several...
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Upon These Shores: Themes in the African-American Experience, 1600 to the ...

William Randolph Scott - History - 2000 - 450 pages
...perch on the cage. Actuated by an involuntary motion of my hands, more than by any design of my mind, I fired at them; they all flew to a short distance,...there to expire! I shudder when I recollect that the birds had already picked out his eyes, his cheek bones were bare; his arms had been attacked in several...
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The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Olaudah Equiano - Social Science - 2001 - 331 pages
...perch on the cage. Actuated by an involuntary motion of my hands more than by any design of my mind, I fired at them; they all flew to a short distance,...there to expire! I shudder when I recollect that the birds had already picked out his eyes; his cheek-bones were bare; his arms had been attacked in several...
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