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" like the deed that's done. On Tuesday last A falcon, towering in her pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawk'd at and kill'd. Rosse. And Duncan's horses, (a thing most strange certain,) Beauteous and swift, the minions of their race, "
Specimens of Greek and Latin verse: chiefly translations - Page 70
by Charles Rann Kennedy - 1853 - 154 pages
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1821
...deed that's done. On Tuesday last, A falcon, tow'ring in her pride of place 2 , Was by a mousing owl 3 hawk'd at, and kill'd. ROSSE. And Duncan's horses, (a thing most strange and certain,) 1 — darkness does the face of earth intomb. When living light should kiss it ?] After...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Stevens ...

William Shakespeare - 1823 - 971 pages
...great feast. And all things unbecoming. Eren like the deed that s done. On Tuesday A falcon, tow'ring in her pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawk'd at, and kill'cl. Rosse. And Duncan's horses, (a thing most strange and certain,) Beauteous and swift, the minions...
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The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Bookbinding - 1823
...term of falconry, and means the highest pitch of flight.—See Macbeth, &c. " An eagle towering in his pride of place " Was by a mousing owl hawk'd at and kill'd." 2. Such as Harmodius drew on Athens tyrant lord. Stanza xx. line 9. See the famous song on Harmodius...
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Philological tracts, &c

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1823
...when the other crosses my imagination, I remember the prodigy in Macbeth: A falcon tow'ring in his pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawk'd at and kill'd. Let me however do them justice. One is a wit, and one a scholar *. They have both shewn acuteness sufficient...
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The Life of Shakespeare: Enquiries Into the Originality of His ..., Volume 2

Augustine Skottowe - Dramatists, English - 1824
...observe the beautiful poetic colouring which he has thrown over the circumstances of the Chronicle: " On Tuesday last, A falcon, towering in her pride of...Rosse. And Duncan's horses, (a thing most strange and certain), Beauteous and swift, the minions of their race, Turn'd wild in nature, broke their stalls,...
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The Life of Shakespeare ...

Augustine Skottowe - 1824
...observe the beautiful poetic colouring which he has thrown over the circumstances of the Chronicle: " On Tuesday last, A falcon, towering in her pride of...Rosse. And Duncan's horses, (a thing most strange and certain), Beauteous and swift, the minions of their race, Turn'd wild in nature, broke their stalls,...
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The life of Shakspeare; enquiries into the originality of his dramatic plots ...

Augustine Skottowe - 1824
...observe the beautiful poetic colouring which he has thrown over the circumstances of the Chronicle: " On Tuesday last, A falcon, towering in her pride of...Rosse. And Duncan's horses, (a thing most strange and certain), Beauteous and swift, the minions of their race, Turn'd wild in nature, broke their stalls,...
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The Family Shakspeare ... in which Nothing is Added to the Original Text ...

William Shakespeare - 1825
...darkness does the face of earth intomb, When living light should kiss it ? Old M. 'Tis unnatural, Even like the deed that's done. On Tuesday last A falcon,...Rosse. And Duncan's horses, (a thing most strange and certain,) Beauteous and swift, the minions of their race, Turn'd wild in nature, broke their stalls,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...when the other crosses my imagination, I remember the prodigy in Macbeth: A falcon tow'ring in his pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawk'd at and kill'd. Let me, however, do them justice. One is a wit, and one a scholar". They have both shown acuteness...
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De Vere: Or, The Man of Independence, Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1827
...thus it might be said, when the situation of the two men were compared, " An eagle towering in his pride of place, Was by a mousing owl, hawk'd at and kill'd." CHAPTER XXIII. A REPULSE. Alas ! thrice gentle Cassio, My advocation is not now in tune; My lord is...
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