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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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Aspects of Authorship: Or, Book Marks and Book Makers

Francis Jacox - Authors - 1872 - 494 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." Paulo minora canamus. The strain we next hear is in a lower mood. And yet, perhaps, otherwise in reality....
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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, Volume 2

Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) - Great Britain - 1873
...once a year. WALLER. Bis interimitur, qui suis armis peret (Syrus) — 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. WATTS. Impia, sub dulci melle, venena latent (Ovid) — The rills of pleasure never run sincere...
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Die Sprache als Kunst, Volume 2

Gustav Gerber - Language and languages - 1873
...Wendung der Fabel von „ Walle rus nostras*: To- a Lady singing one of his songs. „That Eagle's fate and mine are one, Who on the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own, Where with he wont to soar so high." Wir geben noch einige Beispiele von dieser Verwendung der Fabeln...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 3, Part 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873
...View'd his own feather on the fatal dart, [" That eagle's fate and mine are one, Whieh on the sl.aft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own Wherewith he wont to soar on high."— WALLER.] 110.— Pago 176, line 5. This faet in Virtue's name let Crabbe attest; [" I...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 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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Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literary curiosa - 1874 - 864 pages
...Lines to a Lady singing a song of hit own composing, — 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. MOORE uses the same figure : — See their own feathers plucked to wing...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace Their Sources, Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 864 pages
...should agree as angels do above. Dirine Love. Canto iii. 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.1 To a Lady singing a Song of his Composing. MARQUIS OF MONTROSE. 1612-1650. He either fears his...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...singers know not why They should make any haste to die. 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 on high. WALLER. The lark still shuns on lofty boughs to build; Her humble nest lies silent in the...
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GLEANINGS FOR THE CURIOUS FROM THE HARVEST-FIELDS OF LITERATURE

1875
...Lines to a Lady singing a song of his oivn composing, — 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. MOORE uses the same figure : — See their own feathers plucked to wing...
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A Manual of Diet in Health and Disease, Issue 241

Thomas King Chambers - Diet - 1875 - 310 pages
...exclusive cultivation : — That eagle's fate and his were one, Who on the shaft that made him die Beheld a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high. The elegant appreciator of nature, the author of ' The Seasons ' faded away from lazy and self-indulgent...
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