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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. "
Phoenissae. Medea - Page 431
by Euripides - 1821
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Lyra elegantiarum, a collection of some of the best specimens of vers de ...

Frederick Locker- Lampson - 1867
...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 King and the Commons: Cavalier and Puritan Song, Volume 1

Henry Morley - Ballads, English - 1868 - 198 pages
...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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First Greek reader, ed. after K. Halm

John Eyton B. Mayor - 1868
...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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Marmion. With intr., notes, map, and glossary, for the use of schools, [ed ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1869
...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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Sertum, a Greek reading book for the use of the fourth form at Eton

Sertum - 1869
...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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Golden leaves from the works of poets and painters, ed. by R. Bell

Robert Bell - 1872
...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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Aspects of Authorship: Or, Book Marks and Book Makers

Francis Jacox - Authors - 1872 - 494 pages
...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...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 778 pages
...men. Canto i. St. 7. 1 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. Like a young eagle, who has lent his plume To fledge...
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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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The Eton Portrait Gallery: Consisting of Short Memoirs of the More Eminent ...

Barrister of the Inner Temple - Endowed public schools (Great Britain) - 1876 - 581 pages
...plumes : — • " That eagle's fate and mine are one, Which on the shaft that made him die, Espyed a feather of his own Wherewith he wont to soar so high." The two lines in the poem " Waller's last thoughts " will be remembered by some — " The soul's dark...
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