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EAGLE, money. A gold coin of the United States, of the value of ten dollars. It weighs two hundred and fifty-eight grains. Of one thousand parts, nine hundred are of pure gold, and one hundred of all Act of January 18, 1837, 4 Sharsw. Cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2523, 4. Vide Money.

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When he took courage to look out from behind the picture, he saw twelve eagles flying in.
Then the youths rose from the table, went back to the great stone fountain, turned themselves into eagles again, and flew away.
Presently the eagles came flying in, and changed themselves into young men, and in a moment the Princess recognised her husband amongst them all, and tried to come out of her hiding-place; but the old man held her back.
have no son but the Young Eagle, and he has the blood of a white man.
1) When Heracles prayed that a son might be born to Telamon and Eriboea, Zeus sent forth an eagle in token that the prayer would be granted.
A National Army springs up again at the sight of the Eagle, and we all march to Waterloo.
The Eagles had never cooed before as they did on parade in those days, when they were reared above all the flags of all the nations of Europe.
Poor man, how bad he felt when he saw his Eagles flying with their backs turned on victory
The stranger had once been as distinguished for his beauty and proportions, as had been his eagle eye for its irresistible and terrible glance.
Allow me, Joe, to prefer a favorable wind to your team of eagles.
Hook Eagles took her up at one of these places--a woman without a blemish in her character and a house in Portman Square.
Eagles came from Cambridge, and his mother, seeing the impression which her little friend made upon him, straightway gave Becky warning.