juvenal plumage quotes

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Poor little men, poor little cocks! As soon as they're old enough, they swell their plumage to be conquerors.... If they only knew ...
I believe no satirist could breathe this air. If another Juvenal or Swift could rise up among us tomorrow, he would be hunted down ...
You never saw this room before a show,
Full of lank, shivery, half-drowned birds
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He is not affected by the reality of distress touching his heart, but by the showy resemblance of it striking his imagination. He ...
I know of no studies so composing as those of the classical scholar. When we have sat down to them, life seems as still and serene ...
I had seen the red Election-birds brought from their recesses on my comrades' string, and fancied that their plumage would assume ...
In almost all climes the tortoise and the frog are among the precursors and heralds of this season, and birds fly with song and gl ...
Happy Rome, born in my consulship!
Superfluous lags the veteran on the stage,
Till pitying Nature signs the last release,
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Still raise for good the supplicating voice,
But leave to heaven the measure and the choice,
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