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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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Maybe the fisherman's hair has turned white, worrying about the boy; and that was why the eagles didn't find him.
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.
It had come that morning to the office of the Winesburg Eagle. The letter was brief.
The serpent, however, and the eagle, when they found him silent in such wise, respected the great stillness around him, and prudently retired.
Last May, the quest to continue ensuring the survival of these raptors reached new heights when a pair of Philippine eagles bred in captivity at the Philippine Eagle Center in Davao City-the 15-year-old male Geothermica and 17-year-old female Sambisig-was sent to Singapore's Jurong Bird Park.
For the second quarter alone, Eagle reported a 22 percent jump in net sales to P5.1 billion.
The Philippine eagle, believed to be just three years old, was found inside a chicken trap in a forest in Barangay Carayacay on June 17, the regional office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said.
The chick has already been ringed and checked under a Scottish Natural Heritage licence, as part of a long-term sea eagle monitoring project on the island.
Fish and Wildlife Service since 2000 whose duties include tracking bald eagle populations and more than 30 nests in the six-county area around Chicago, said officials believe the deceased eagle was from the Mooseheart nest, which contains two eaglets.