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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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The Airplane, a History of Its Technology

John David Anderson - Technology & Engineering - 2002 - 369 pages
...lines of Pilot Officer John Magee's famous poem, High Flight, written in September 1 94 1 : "Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth and danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings" In your mind, I hope you do the same while reading this book. More than that, when you finish I hope...
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Shelf Life: Literary Essays and Reviews

William H. Pritchard - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 303 pages
...Faustus, Henley's Invictus, Hart Crane's The Bridge, and even John Gillespie Magee's "High Flight" ("I have slipped the surly bonds of earth / And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings"). The allusion needn't be explicit and isn't inevitably ironic or parodic. When Browne, on the voyage,...
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Wild about Flying!: Dreamers, Doers, and Daredevils

David Marshall, Bruce Harris - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 232 pages
...^K Pnnted m Chmo by Midas Pnntmg IAsioI Lid Film teporatian Pu-i Digitai Pie Ltd. O. l have shpped the surly bonds of Earth And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward l've clunbed. and joined the tumbhng mirth I If sun-spht clouds — and done a hundred things You have...
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Like Sex with Gods: An Unorthodox History of Flying

Bayla Singer - Transportation - 2003 - 219 pages
...geography. A few years later, in the heat of World War II, a fighter pilot found time to exult: 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.2 Religion continues to drive...
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Ready Or Not!

J. Francis Angier, Michael &. Dawn Angier, Michael Angier - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 308 pages
...You will get to know the man I call "Dad". —Michael Angler, second son of five High Flight Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth And danced the...climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth Of sun-split clouds—and done a hundred things You have not dreamed o/—wheeled and soared and swung High in the...
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The Way the Crow Flies: A Novel

Ann-Marie MacDonald - Fiction - 2009 - 848 pages
...words of a poem he learned years ago. Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth And danced the styes on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward I've climbed and joined the tumbling mirth Of sun -split clouds — done a hundred things You have not dreamed of- — wheeled and soared and swung...
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My Destiny with God: God Has Used for Our Liberation Two American Presidents ...

Helen Ginga, Jennie Chandler - History - 2005 - 124 pages
...it was read for the astronauts lost in the Columbia Shuttle on February 1, 2003. High Flight Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth And danced the...wheeled and soared and swung High in the sunlit silence, Hov 'ring there, I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung My eager craft through footless halls...
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The Spectacle of Flight: Aviation and the Western Imagination, 1920-1950

Robert Wohl - Transportation - 2005 - 364 pages
...of John Gillespie Magee's poem High Flight remains the best-known expression of this feeling: Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth And danced the...dreamed of — wheeled and soared and swung High in the sunlight silence. Hov'ring there, I've chased the shouting wind along and flung My eager craft through...
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World War II: A Primary Source History

Colin Hynson - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 48 pages
...of the era. His big band tunes, such as "Chattanooga Choo Choo," were played in dance halls "Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth And danced the...clouds— and done a hundred things You have not dreamed of-wheeled and soared and swung High in the sunlit silence. Hov'ring there, I've chased the shouting...
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This Book Is Not a Toy!: Friendly Advice on How to Avoid Death and Other ...

Chuck Goldstone - Humor - 2005 - 256 pages
...sight of a plane creasing the sky makes me think about a poem called "High Flight." which begins: Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth And danced the...and joined the tumbling mirth Of sun-split clouds . . . "High Flight" speaks to anyone who has ever pushed a throttle wide open and aimed the pointy...
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