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" On Tuesday last A falcon towering in her pride of place Was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed. "
Lord Roldan - Page 261
by Allan Cunningham - 1836
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Les champignons du diable; or, Imperial mushrooms, a mock-heroic poem, by ...

George Huddesford - 1805
...wall eye, squint eye Had wept, if you'd been slain by Drake ! hukespeare's owl that killed a falcon. A falcon, towering in his pride of place, Was, by a mousing owl, hawk'd aland killed. <25 If, when such tragic fate befel ye, On duck or drake we 'd chanc'd to dine,...
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The Baviad, and Maeviad

William Gifford - Booksellers and bookselling - 1811 - 191 pages
...NOTES. for an antagonist: this, though not quite so fair, is not altogether unprecedented; An eagle towering in his pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawked at! There is a trait of scholarship in Mr. Jerningham's last poem, which should not be overlooked; more...
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The Life of Robert Fulton

Cadwallader David Colden - Naval architects - 1817 - 371 pages
...that portentous omen, which marked a people's degradation, and the successful crime of an intruder : A falcon, towering in his pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed. Yes, my friend! — my heart bleeds while I utter it; but I have fearful forebodings, that 250 you...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 23

England - 1828
...question — other views of his, too, they damned with the stigma of their praise. The bait caught — the falcon, towering in his pride of place, was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed. The visitation of Providence overtook the second of the noblemen before alluded to, and the Protestant...
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The Life of Robert Fulton

Cadwallader David Colden - Naval architects - 1817 - 371 pages
...which marked a people's degradation, and the successful crime of an intruder: A falcon, towering in bis pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed. Yes, my friend!—my heart bleeds while I utter it; but I have fearful forebodings, that you may hereafter...
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The works of ... lord Byron, Volumes 7-8

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819
...place" is a 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 hawked at and hilled." Note 2 , pnce i 5 , line 9. Such as Harmodius drew on Athens' tyrant lord. See the famous...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Childe Harold's pilgrimage

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1821
...place" is a 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 hawked at and killed." 2. Such as Ifarmodiut drew on Atheni' tyrant lonl. Stanza xx. line 9. See the famous song on Harmodius...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 9

Scotland - 1821
...— the highest pitch of the eagle's flight. Shakespeare, in his Macbeth, says, An eagle, towering to his pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawked at, and killed. Note VIII. Yet ! these are talismans, that break The sleep of visions. Amulet, a charm, or preservation...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 23

Scotland - 1828
...question — other views of his, too, they damned with the stigma of their praise. The bait caught — the falcon, towering in his pride of place, was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed. The visitation of Providence overtook the second of the noblemen before alluded to, and the Protestant...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 15

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...Comes sneaking, and so sucks her princely eggs ; 1'laying the mouse in absence of the cat. Shalapeare. A falcon towering, in his pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed. Id. You have been a mouse-hunt in your time, But I will watch you. Id. Romeo and Juliet. Many analogical...
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