The Versified Life of Saint Francis  - 490 

225Free to depart they rise, their legs kicking back the ground,a
And convey their soaring bodies on poised wings.




Legenda Sancti Francisci Versificata, Fontes Franciscani, p.

225Permissae surgunt, pedibus tellure repulsa,
Celsaque supportant libratis corpora pennis.

Francis of Assisi: Early Documents, vol. 1, p. 490