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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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Speeches in Parliament and Some Miscellaneous Pamphlets of the ..., Volume 1

Henry Drummond - Great Britain - 1860 - 390 pages
...read. They will feel somewhat like the bird, of whom 'tis said — " The eagle's fate and his were one, Who on the shaft that made him die Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high." The inequalities in the representative system which the honourable member for the Tower Hamlets, (Mr....
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Vicissitudes of Families: And Other Essays, Volume 1

John Bernard Burke - Great Britain - 1860 - 437 pages
...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." Waller the poet must be ever respected. Waller the man was a curious compound : he was an aristocrat...
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The North American Review, Volume 91

North American review - 1860
...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." The figure of an eagle killed by a dart feathered from his own wing is .very fine. It has since been...
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The Birds: With Notes, and a Metrical Table

Aristophanes - 1861
...т au ra, XX т avтav yv,рrf." The idea was made use of by Waller, as quoted by Porson and Wheelwright : — " That eagle's fate and mine...the beautiful lines on Kirke White : — " So the struek eagle, stretehed upon the plain, No more through rolling elouds to soar again, Viewed his own...
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The British Journal of Homoeopathy, Volume 20

1862
...out," he might say — " That eagle's fate and mine are one, Who in the shaft that made him die Beheld a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high." I really believe the idea is original. swear positively that he believed this substance to be a powerful...
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The British Journal of Homoeopathy, Volume 20

John James Drysdale, Robert Ellis Dudgeon, Richard Hughes, John Rutherfurd Russell - Homeopathy - 1862
...out," he might say— " That eagle's fate and mine are one, Who in the shaft that made him die Beheld a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high." I really believe the idea is original. swear positively that he believed this substance to be a powerful...
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Literature, its rise, progress, fortunes and advantages, an address

Charles Spence (of Liverpool.) - 1863
...still." Byron also quotes the line from Cowper in " Beppo." " 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." Waller. " So the struck eagle stretch'd upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again,...
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Wilson's Tales of the Borders, and of Scotland ..., Volumes 23-24; Volume 119

John Mackay Wilson - 1863
...been a reader, he might have remembered Waller's verse — "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." So Mysie gained her plea, and the marriage with Anabella, for whom she had embroidered the marriage...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 480 pages
...share That are so wondrous sweet and fair. Go, locely Rose. 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.* To a Lady sinying a Song of his composing. MARQUIS OF MONTROSE. 1612-1650. He either fears his fate...
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The renewal of life

Thomas King Chambers - 1865 - 638 pages
..."goes out," he may say: " That eagle's fate and mine are one. Who in the shaft that made him die Beheld a feather of his own Wherewith he wont to soar so high." I really believe this expansion of the idea to be quite original. Good coprologists tell us that the...
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