He had poised himself upon the top of the hill like a bird about to take wing.
Are they afraid to see me, that they all take wing as soon as I appear?
Just as I reached the rocks, I saw a covey apparently about to take wing.
This letter, begun in Edinburgh, is to take wing from Abbotsford.
At the sound of that laugh Esther's fears seemed to take wing.
So she knew that, ...