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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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The King and the Commons: Cavalier and Puritan Song, Volume 1

Henry Morley - Ballads, English - 1868 - 198 pages
...like a spirit with this spell Of my own teaching I am caught. 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. Had Echo, with so sweet a grace, Narcissus' loud complaints return'd, Not for reflection of his face,...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source : Passages ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1868 - 778 pages
...share That are so wondrous sweet and fair ! Go, lovely 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.2 To a Lady singing a Song of his Composing. The yielding marble of her snowy breast. On a Lady...
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Marmion. With intr., notes, map, and glossary, for the use of schools, [ed ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1869
...infrequent. Cf. " Lady of the Lake," I. xx. 20, and Waller :— " 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." " Wonted " is a familiar past participle from the same verb. 12. The victim's dread.] The dread usually...
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Latin proverbs and quotations: With translations and parallel passages and a ...

Alfred Henderson - Proverbs, Latin - 1869 - 505 pages
...armis perit. SYR. — He dies twice who perishes by his own weapons. " That eagle's fate and mine were one, Who, on the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar on high." WALLER. See "Nostris ipsorum." Bis peccare in bello non licet. — War gives no opportunity...
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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - Quotations, English - 1869 - 458 pages
...share That are so wondrous sweet and fair. GO, lovely 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.t To a Lady singing a Song of his composing. * Drawing near her death, she sent most pious thoughts...
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Sertum, a Greek reading book for the use of the fourth form at Eton

Sertum - 1869
...on hearing his own verses badly sung : The eagle's fate and mine are one, Who on the shaft that bade him die Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high. 97. On this legend compare Note on Ex. 25, line 15. 3. <pavela-ris pSíjs] when the art of song had...
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Y Beirniad: cyhoeddiad trimisol, er egluro gwyd-doriaeth, gwleidyddiaeth ...

1870
...winged the shall that quivered in his heart." ENGLISH BARDS. "The eagle's fate and mine are one, Which on the shaft that made him die Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith lie wont to soar so high." WALLER'S POEMS. Benthyciodd y Parch. William Ambrose, Porthmadog, yr un...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 1

Law - 1870
...adversary applied to liim the couplet of Shaftesbury : " The eagle's fate and his was one — That In cel." He called the study of the law copious and generous With which he used to soar so high." This is what Bacon calls mucrones verborum — pointed speeches;...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 1

Law - 1870
...adversary applied to him the couplet of Shaftesbury: " The eagle's fate and his was one — That in the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own. With which he used to soar SO high." This is what Bacon calis muerones vertxn-um — pointed speeches;...
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Golden leaves from the works of poets and painters, ed. by R. Bell

Robert Bell - 1872
...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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