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" Oh I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth Of sun-split clouds - and done a hundred things you Have not dreamed of - wheeled and soared and swung, High... "
Nicky Barr, an Australian Air Ace: A Story of Courage and Adventure - Page vii
by Peter Dornan - 2005 - 281 pages
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - Quotations, English - 1992 - 520 pages
...WILBUR D. NESBIT, "A Song for Flag Day," stanza 1, The Trail to Boyland, p. 96 (1904). Flying 603 Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth And danced the...wind-swept heights with easy grace Where never lark nor ever eagle flew— And, while with silent lifting mind I've trod The high untrespassed sanctity...
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Du salpêtre dans le gruau: souvenirs d'escadrille, 1939-1945

Gabriel Taschereau - Air pilots, Military - 1993 - 344 pages
...qui est devenu un classique dans les annales du Corps d'Aviation Royal Canadien. High Flight Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth And danced the...wind-swept heights with easy grace — Where never lask, or even eagle flew And, while with silent lifting mind I've trod The high untrespassed sanctity...
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Destined to Live: The Incredible Story of WWII Airman "Wild Bill" Scanlon

Kristin Gilpatrick - Fighter pilots - 2001 - 147 pages
...Europe. He wrote this poem in 1941, just a few months before he was killed in an airplane crash. Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth And danced the...wheeled and soared and swung High in the sunlit silence. Hovering there I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung My eager craft through footless halls...
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Great Canadian War Stories

Muriel Whitaker - History - 2001 - 271 pages
...war to be bound in loyalty and a kind of love. There are adventurers who like the young RCAF pilot "slipped the surly bonds of earth and danced the skies on laughtersilvered wings" and the disillusioned volunteers who exchanged heroic anticipations for victimization. There are the...
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The Florida Night Sky: A Guide to Observing from Dusk Till Dawn

Elinor De Wire - Science - 2002 - 385 pages
...how to gather and submit data. (The address is listed at the end of Chapter 11.) Metallic Stars Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings. . . — John Gillespie Magee, Jr. ith their eyes alone our ancestors saw only authentic celestial objects...
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Glimpsing the Face of God: The Search for Meaning in the Universe

Alister E. McGrath - Natural theology - 2002 - 124 pages
...might lead us to discover the mind of God. INTIMATIONS OF A BEYOND 10 GlJMPSINd THE FACE OF GOD Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth and danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings... put out my hand and touched the face of God. Might our hopes and fears allow us to do the same? Or...
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SR-71 Blackbird : Stories, Tales, and Legends

Richard H. Graham
...who had the slightest interest in airplanes and the wonders of flight. The poem is as follows: "Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter, silvered wings; Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth Of sun-split clouds —...
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In a Dark Wood: Journeys of Faith and Doubt

Linda Jones, Sophie Stanes - Religion - 2003 - 218 pages
...called, "night." Evening came and morning came: the first day. High Flight (An Airman's Ecstasy) Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth And danced the...and soared and swung High in the sun-lit silence. Hovering there I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung My eager craft through footless halls...
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"No Man Walks Alone": The Life and Times of Thomas G. Pownall

Mike Cheatham - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 157 pages
...memorial. They were penned by John Gillespie Magee, Jr., who titled his composition "High Flight": Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth And danced the...not dreamed of— wheeled and soared and swung High into the sunlit silence. Hov 'ring there. I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung My eager craft...
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Spiritual Jetstreams

David Huddleston - Fiction - 2002 - 132 pages
...Spirit of Jesus Be With You, David Huddleston, email: drdavidhuddleston ©yahoo.com High Flight Oh, l have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward l've climbed and joined the tumbling mirth Of sun-split clouds-and done a hundred things You have not...
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