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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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A Handbook of Poetics for Students of English Verse

Francis Barton Gummere - English language - 1913 - 250 pages
...Wttt. Or take Waller's conceit : — " The eagle's fate and mine are one, Which on the shaft that saw him die, Espied a feather of his own Wherewith he wont to soar so high." The great similes of classic poetry find frequent imitation. Thus we may trace one simile (of dead...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...he not less the eagle. TENNYSON— Golden Year. L. 37. 11 That eagle's fate and mine are one, Which, s fondness for the child she bears. COWPER — The Progress of Error. L. 518. 8 EDMUND WALLER — To a Lady Singing a Song of his Composing. Ep. XIV. (See also J&CHYLUS) 13 EARS (See...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1925 - 1100 pages
...Bride of Aftfdos, Caitf. ii. BYkON. THE POHT'S ADMIRATION. 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 singing a Smg of hit Competing- ^- WALLER. Is she not more than painting can express, Or...
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Yardbird Suite: A Compendium of the Music and Life of Charlie Parker

Lawrence O. Koch - Music - 1988 - 336 pages
...PERIOD— PART TWO Bird Feathers (October-December 1947) 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. Edmund Waller — To a lady singing a song of his composing. As one views the New York scene in the...
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MEMORIAL EDITION. The Family Library OF POETRY AND SONG.

1880
...Bride of Abydos, Cant, ii, BYRON. THE POET'S ADMIRATION. That eagle's fate and mine are one, Which, onstitution."] AY, tear her tattered ensign down ! Long has it waved on high, And many an To a Lady singing a Song of his Composing, E. WALLER. Is she not more than painting can express, Or...
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Noon, Volume 1, Issue 7

1901
...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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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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