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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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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...nature, moulding men. r. TENNYSON — In Memoriam. CXXIV. That eagle's fate and mine are one, Which, RTON — The Lady of La Qaraye. Pt. II. L. 381. Far in a wild, unknown . EDMUND WALLER — To a Lady Singing a Song of his Composing. Ep. XIV. I saw him even now going...
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Lyrical Verse from Elizabeth to Victoria

Oswald Crawfurd - English poetry - 1896 - 451 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. Had Echo, with so sweet a grace, Narcissus' loud complaints return'd, Not for reflection of his face,...
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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - Quotations, English - 1897 - 510 pages
...loving." SHAEESPKAKE. Othello (Desdemona), Act V., Sc. II. " 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. " So the struck eagle, stretch'd upon the plain,...
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Mr. Thackeray's Writings in "The National Standard," and "Constitutional."

William Makepeace Thackeray, Sebastian Evans - English literature - 1899 - 312 pages
...equally against them. — They may cry out with old 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." The careless or timid policy which allowed the laws against the press, which changed the constitution...
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British Anthologies, Volume 6

Edward Arber - English poetry - 1899
...a Spirit, with this spell Of my own teaching I am caught! That eagle's fate and mine is 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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1900
...tumbles down before it is roofed in." In his triumph 1 " That eagle's fate and mine are one, Which in the shaft that made him die Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so which she has taken, about five miles from the castle, and to make gardens and other ornaments there...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...snowy breast. On a Lady passing through a Crowd of People. 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.4 To a Lady siaging a Song of hit Composiny. 1 'T is long since Death had the majority. — BLAIE...
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The Yellowplush Correspondence: Jeames's Diary ; The Great Hoggarty Diamond, Etc

William Makepeace Thackeray - English fiction - 1903 - 507 pages
...equally against them. — They may cry out with old 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.' The careless or timid policy which allowed the laws against the press, which changed the constitution...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - English poetry - 1904
...power to wound. Fables : The Spider and the Bee. E. MOORE. 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 singing a Song of his Composing. E. WALLER. See, how she leans her cheek upon her hand !...
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Aristophanous Ornithes (Romanized form)

Aristophanes - 1906 - 305 pages
...Theod. HE iii. "to a Lady singing one of his songs ": 8. The priest in the Ethiopics of That Eaglo's fate and mine are one, \ Who on the shaft that made...of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high ; and Lord Byron's tribute, in " English White, who died from over devotion to Bards and Scotch Reviewers...
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