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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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Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 418 pages
...the thronging troops that follow'd thee ? Decline all this, and see what now thou art. B. III. iv. 4. A falcon, towering in her pride of place, Was, by a mousing owl, hawk'd at, and kill'd. II. ii. 4. An argument that ho is pluck'd, when hither He sends BO poor a pinion of his wing, Which...
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: A Romaunt

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1851 - 287 pages
...term of falconry, and means the highest pitch or flight. —See Macbeth, &c. "An eagle towering in his pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawk'd at and kill'd." STANZA xx. Such as Harmodius drew on Athens' tyrant lord. See the famous song on Harmodius and Aristogiton....
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William Shakspeare's Complete Works, Dramatic and Poetic, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1852
...living light should kiss t? Even like the deed that's done. On Tuesday 1азЦ A falcon, tow'ring in her pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawk'd...and kill'd. Rosse. And Duncan's horses (a thing most Old M. 'Tis unnatural, Beauteous and swift, the minion? of their race, Tuni'd wild in nature, broke...
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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...darkness does the face of earth entomb, When living light should kiss it ? Old Man. 'Tis unnatural, Even like the deed that's done. On Tuesday last. A falcon,...towering in her pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawked at, and killed. Rosse. And Duncan's horses, (a thing most strange and certain,) Beauteous and...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1852
...Demosthenes, and of the passionate abruptness with which Gray commences “The Bard:” A falcon, tow'ring in her pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawk'd at and kill'd.” Macbeth. I must give his note as it stands, for I question whether the whole range of verbal criticism...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1852
..."pictured" passage beyond all praise or criticism. " At non infelbt" Waketield : " A falcon, tow'ring in her pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawk'd at and kill'cl." Macbeth. I must give bis note as it stands, for I question whether the whole range of verbal...
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Dictionary of Shakespearian Quotations: Exhibiting the Most Forcible ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 418 pages
...troops that follow'd thee ? Decline all this, and see what now thou art. B. HI. iv. 4 A falcon, tow'ring in her pride of place, Was, by a mousing owl, hawk'd at, and kill'd. M. ii. 4. An argument that he is pluck'd, when hither He sends so poor a pinion of his wing, Which...
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A cyclopdia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...price of toil, The knave deserves it when he tills the soil. Pope. PEIDE. AN eagle, towering in his pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawk'd at, and kill'd. 511 Shakspere, I clip high-climbing thoughts, The wings of swelling pride; Their fall is worst that...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 198

English essays - 1855
...live-long night.—Act iv. Sc. iii. Solaque culminibus ferali carmine bubo Stepe queri.—yEn. iv. 462. A falcon, towering in her pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawk'd at, and kill'd.—Act ii. Sc. iv. f6ff<Tlftl 01 JtfXeV tlfOp* iftfittf •rrtot; Qfffflvovrii,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 199

Early English newspapers - 1855
...night.—Act iv. Sc. iii. Solaque culminibus ferali carmine bubo Siepe queri.—.En. iv. 462. 7. A falcon, towering in her pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawk'd at, and kil'd.—Act ii. Sc. iv. fuluvrte.Y e” ivoa, lttia.,, trTpc ;g aYrrn, z Xnrn4c...
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