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" That eagle's fate and mine are one, Which, on the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high. "
The Birds of Aristophanes, with notes by C.C. Felton - Page 173
by Aristophanes - 1849
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 91, Part 1

English essays - 1821
...dart. And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart. — Eng . Bards. On KirkeJVhite. Waller. — That eagle's fate and mine are one. Who on the shaft...Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to fly so high. Poems, T. ii. p. ta. Byron. That curse shall be forgiveness. C. Ii. c. 4, s. 13*. Coleridge....
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Waller ...

Edmund Waller - 1806
...spirit, with this spell Of my own teaching, I am canght. That eagle's fate and mine are one, Which, on the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high. Had Echo, with so sweet a grace, Narcissus' loud complaints return'd, Not for reflection of his face,...
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Essays on Song-writing: With a Collection of Such English Songs as are Most ...

John Aikin, Robert Harding Evans - Ballads, English - 1810 - 352 pages
...a spirit, with this spell Of my own teaching, I am caught. The eagle's fate and mine are one, Which on the shaft that made him die Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he used to soar so high. Had Echo with so sweet a grace Narcissus' loud complaints return'd, Not for reflection...
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Vocal Poetry: Or, A Select Collection of English Songs. To which is Prefixed ...

John Aikin - Ballads, English - 1810 - 249 pages
...my own teaching I am caught. . " , . . . ! i . " . . . _J The eagle's fate and mine are one, Which on the shaft that made him die Espied a feather of his own, .' Wherewith he used to soar so high. l Had Echo with so sweet a grace Narcissus' loud complaints fetUrnM, Not for...
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The Rhode-Island Literary Repository, Volume 1

Literature - 1814
...fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quiver'd in his heart, &. WALLER. Mine and that Eagle's fate are one, Who on the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own, With which he us'd to soar go high. We quote Waller from memory only, but we believe we quote him substantially...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 3

1821
...is evidently a plagiarism from Waller's Lines " on hearing a lady singing one of his own songs." " That eagle's fate and mine are one, Who on the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own With which he ns'd to soar so high." As for " his Lordship's" verses on the Death of the Princess Charlotte,...
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Phoenissae. Medea

Euripides - 1821
...Wallerus nostras : TO A LADY SINGING ONE OF HIS SONGS. That Eagle'ti fate and mine are one, Who ou the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high. (Alia loca ex eadem ejusdein dramatis scena desumta vide infra ad v. 750.) IX. Philemon apud Clericum...
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Phoenissae. Medea

Euripides - 1821
...xe&' eevrv : fJf nostras : rt(f. WallerUS TO A LADY SINGING ONE OF HIS SONGS. That Eagle'i fate and mine are one, Who on the shaft that made him die, E>pied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high. (Alia loca ex eadem ejusdem dramatis...
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Lacon: or, Many things in few words, Volume 2

Charles Caleb Colton - 1823
...ing to a lady, became himself a victim to his own numbers, when he heard them sung by the Syren : " That eagle's fate and mine are one, '•'Who on the...a feather of his own, " Wherewith he wont to soar on high." It is not impossible, however, that his Lordship borrowed this simile not from Waller, but...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 30

Classical philology - 1824
...Invenietque sibi legatum prater plorare, suisque. ' 2. Waller, on hearing a lady sing one of his songs. That eagle's. fate and mine are one, Who, on the shaft...feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high. Lord Byron has not acknowledged the debt he owes to thit idea of Waller in his fine simile on the death...
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