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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 - Page 171
by Aristophanes - 1849 - 228 pages
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The Complete Art of Poetry: In Six Parts, I. Of the Nature, Use ..., Volume 2

Charles Gildon - Criticism - 1718
...breathe my Thought ; That, like a Spirit, with this Spell Of my own Teaching, I am caught. That Eagle's Fate and mine are one, Who, on the Shaft that made him die, Efpy'da Feather of his own, With which he wont to foar fo high : < :<• Had Had Euha with Ib fweet...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 91, Part 1

English essays - 1821
...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 that made...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
...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
...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 shaft that...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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