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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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HANDY -BOOK OF LITERARY CURIOSITIES

WILLIAM S WALSH - 1892
..." Lines to a Lady singing a Song of his own Composing,"— The eagle's fate and mine are one, Which Hamlet, Act ii., Sc. 2. Sir Thomas Browne, he'd wont to soar so high. Moore uses the same figure : Like a young eagle who has lent his plume To...
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Lyrical Verse from Elizabeth to Victoria

Oswald Crawfurd - English poetry - 1896 - 451 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. Had Echo, with so sweet a grace, Narcissus' loud complaints return'd, Not for reflection of his face,...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...nature, moulding men. r. TENNYSON — In Memoriam. CXXIV. That eagle's fate and mine are one, Which, RTON — The Lady of La Qaraye. Pt. II. L. 381. Far in a wild, unknown . EDMUND WALLER — To a Lady Singing a Song of his Composing. Ep. XIV. I saw him even now going...
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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - Quotations, English - 1897 - 510 pages
...loving." SHAEESPKAKE. Othello (Desdemona), Act V., Sc. II. " 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. To a Lady Singing a Song of his Composing. " So the struck eagle, stretch'd upon the plain,...
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British Anthologies, Volume 6

Edward Arber - English poetry - 1899
...a Spirit, with this spell Of my own teaching I am caught! That eagle's fate and mine is 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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Mr. Thackeray's Writings in "The National Standard," and "Constitutional."

William Makepeace Thackeray, Sebastian Evans - English literature - 1899 - 312 pages
...equally against them. — They may cry out with old Waller " 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 careless or timid policy which allowed the laws against the press, which changed the constitution...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1900
...tumbles down before it is roofed in." In his triumph 1 " That eagle's fate and mine are one, Which in the shaft that made him die Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so which she has taken, about five miles from the castle, and to make gardens and other ornaments there...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...snowy breast. On a Lady passing through a Crowd of People. 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.4 To a Lady siaging a Song of hit Composiny. 1 'T is long since Death had the majority. — BLAIE...
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The Yellowplush Correspondence: Jeames's Diary ; The Great Hoggarty Diamond, Etc

William Makepeace Thackeray - English fiction - 1903 - 507 pages
...equally against them. — They may cry out with old Waller ' 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 careless or timid policy which allowed the laws against the press, which changed the constitution...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - English poetry - 1904
...power to wound. Fables : The Spider and the Bee. E. MOORE. 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 Song of his Composing. E. WALLER. See, how she leans her cheek upon her hand !...
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