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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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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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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866
...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 reflexion of his face...
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Poetical Works, Volume 2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1866
...find a place, Whose pen and pencil yield an equal grace; * [That eagle's fate and mine are one, 'Which on the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own To guide whose hand the sister arts combine, And trace the poet's or the painter's line ; Whose magic...
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The Renewal of Life: Lectures, Chiefly Clinical

Thomas King Chambers - Clinical medicine - 1866 - 646 pages
..."goes out," he may say, " That eagle's fate and mine are une, Who in the shaft that made him die Beheld a feather of his own Wherewith he wont to soar so high." and urine in one, consist mainly of lithate of ammonia — an unattractive substance, which persons familiar...
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Lyra elegantiarum, a collection of some of the best specimens of vers de ...

Frederick Locker- Lampson - 1867
...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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Pleasantries about Courts and Lawyers of the State of New York

Charles Edwards - Courts - 1867 - 528 pages
...incident and was' not much relieved by his opponent's quoting : " The eagle's fate and his are one, Which, on the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own Wherewith he wont to Boar so high." These are from Waller's verses to a lady singing a song of his composing : " Chloris...
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First Greek reader, ed. after K. Halm

John Eyton B. Mayor - 1868
...n. 21. lr poetic for а\ипс6/ива. Hence 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.' 107. ' ace. of limitation ; in Lat. mostly the abl. ; claudue altero pede, ' lame of one foot'....
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