Happiness had passed me by, it was about to take flight; I caught it in a trap—I lied.
I could not take flight by water, as he could easily overtake me.
Carlino scarcely glanced at her, and suffered her to take flight.
Unless perched on some rocky pinnacle, it is unable to take flight.
I feared even then, that on seeing me she might take flight: and I was too faint to follow ...