Eagle


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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 serpent, however, and the eagle, when they found him silent in such wise, respected the great stillness around him, and prudently retired.