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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 173
by Aristophanes - 1864 - 236 pages
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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - College verse - 1846 - 306 pages
...a spirit, with this spell Of my own teaching I am caught. 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 returned, Not for reflection of his face,...
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Historical Essays

John Coleman (of Dover.) - Europe - 1851 - 764 pages
...following simile Waller has been copied by Lord Byron — " That eagle's fate and mine were one, Which on the shaft that made him die Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high." Of the few gems we have been enabled to gather from the sands of this poetic Pactolus, the following...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - 1852
...fighting pro aris ct focis."-\ * " That eagle.s fate and mine are one, Which, on the shaft that mode him die, Espied a feather of his own Wherewith he wont to soar on high." To A LADT SINGING A SONG OF HIS CoMrosisii. Uyron has made a ranch finer and nobler use of...
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Appendicia et pertinentiae; or, Parochial fragments relating to the parish ...

John Wood Warter - 1853
...Commission. It calls to my mind the often quoted lines of Waller, to a lady singing 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 ! " 7 Prov. xv. 33. EUBULUS. It was here that Selden got entangled ; and for this it was that I qualified...
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Appendicia Et Pertinentiae: Or, Parochial Fragments Relating to the Parish ...

John Wood Warter - Sussex (England) - 1853 - 369 pages
...his songs : — . " That Eagle's fate and mine are one, Who on the shaft that made him die ; Esgied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high ! " » Prov. xv. 33. 72 THE LEARNED SELDEN. HISTORY OF TITHES. EUBULUS. It was here that Selden got...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 358 pages
...ii. — KLT.LER. To a Lady singing a Song of his composing. The 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. MARQUIS OF MONTROSE. 1612-1650. Song, "My Dear and only Love." I '11 make thee famous by my pen, And...
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Specimens of the Poets and Poetry of Greece and Rome

William Peter - 1856 - 3 pages
...the spell Of my own teaching I »in caught. That Eagle's fate and mine are one, Which, on the slmfl that made him die, Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high. Lines, by Lord Бутоп, on Henry Kirie White, tr/m died at ambridg«, in October, 1КЮ, tkrougk...
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Waller and Sir John Denham, Page 127

Edmund Waller, Sir John Denham, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1857 - 329 pages
...spirit, with this spell Of my own teaching, I am caught. 2 That eagle's fate1 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. 3 Had Echo, with so sweet a grace, Narcissus' loud complaints return'd, Not for reflection of his face,...
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Conversations on legislation for the Church. M.P. and canon. iv-vii, ix. [v ...

1859
...give it me in English. Can. Don't you remember how Person gives it, in a verse from Waller 2 : Thai eagle's fate and mine are one, Who on the shaft that...feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high. MP But consider, Lord Chichester is an Estates Commissioner ; ' 'tis his vocation,' Canon. Can. To...
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The North-Carolina Journal of Education, Volume 2

Education - 1859
...song to which he himself had composed the words he eays : That Fagle's fute 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. But Waller's is only the skeleton of "the Apollo;" Byron's is « the Apollo" itself. I am fearful of...
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