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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: With Notes, and a Metrical Table - Page 179
by Aristophanes - 1861
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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 pSjs] when the art of song had...
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The Birds of Aristophanes

Aristophanes - Birds - 1872 - 236 pages
...irtTXP-*v raira, XX T саигшк yv>j.Ti" The idea was made use of by ЛУаПег, as quoted by Porson and Wheelwright : — " That eagle's...the beautiful lines on Kirke White : — " So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, Viewed his own...
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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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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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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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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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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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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations

G.W. Carleton & Co - Quotations, English - 1877 - 340 pages
...farewells to the DYING. LONGFELLOW, Resignation. E. Eagle. — 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. E. WALLER, To a Lady Ringing a Song of his Composing. — So the struck EAOLE, stretched upon the plain,...
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