He clasps the crag with crooked hands; Close to the sun in lonely lands, Ring'd with the azure world, he stands. The wrinkled sea beneath him crawls; He watches from his mountain walls, And like a thunderbolt he falls.
Four Little Poems
Song Cycle by Edward Alexander MacDowell (1860 - 1908)
?. The eagle  [sung text not yet checked]
- by Alfred Tennyson, Lord (1809 - 1892), "The eagle", from Poems, first published 1851 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- GER German (Deutsch) (Linda Godry) , "Der Seeadler", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission