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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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Appendicia Et Pertinentiae: Or, Parochial Fragments Relating to the Parish ...

John Wood Warter - Sussex (England) - 1853 - 369 pages
...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 that made him die ; Esgied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high ! " » Prov. xv. 33. 72 THE LEARNED...
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The Deipnosophists, Or, Banquet of the Learned of Athenaeus, Volume 2

Athenaeus (of Naucratis.) - Cooking - 1854 - 1252 pages
...Aristophanes — * ' itrfpols »nd (perhaps) imitated by Waller — " That eagle's fate and mine arc ore, Who on the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own, woman praising a large cup, and disparaging the oxybaphum as small. So when some one says to her —...
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The Works of Philo Judaeus, the Contemporary of Josephus, Volume 4

Philo (of Alexandria.) - Philosophy, Ancient - 1855
...passage in evidently the original of the stanza in Waller's Ode to a Lady Singing — "That eagle's fate and mine are one, Who on the shaft that made...Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to Boar BO high.' imperfect, since a part is less than the whole ; and as the foot was cut off from Dion,...
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An Introduction to the Study of Aesthetics

James Clement Moffat - Aesthetics - 1856 - 284 pages
...had sung for him one of his own songs, occurs the following stanza : " The eagle's fate and mine was one, Who on the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar BO high." What is here only a puny conceit, has been improved into the most beautiful passage in the...
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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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Salad for the social: by the author of 'Salad for the solitary'.

Frederick Saunders - 1856 - 358 pages
...stanza which expresses a similar sentiment, is as follows : " That eagle's fate and mine are one, Which on the shaft that made him die Espied a feather of his own Wherewith he'd wont to soar so high." In Thomas Moore's poetic epistle, " Corruption," the same figure also occurs...
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Salad for the Social

Frederick Saunders - American essays - 1856 - 401 pages
...stanza which expresses a similar sentiment, is as follows: That eagle's fate and mine are one, Which on the shaft that made him die Espied a feather of his own Wherewith he'd wont to soar so high. In Thomas Moore's poetic epistle, " Corruption," the same figure also occurs:...
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Salad for the Social

1856
...stanza which expresses a similar sentiment, is as follows : That eagle's fate and mine are one, Which on the shaft that made him die Espied a feather of his own Wherewith he'd wont to soar so high. In Thomas Moore's poetic epistle, " Corruption," the same figure also occurs:...
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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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