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He is a fool who lets slip a bird in the hand for a bird in the
bush.

He is a fool who lets slip a bird in the hand for a bird in the
bush.

by Plutarch Found in: Birds Quotes,
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Ghastly, grim, and ancient Raven, wandering from the Nightly
shore,--
Tell me what thy lordly name is on read more

Ghastly, grim, and ancient Raven, wandering from the Nightly
shore,--
Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night's Plutonian shore!
Quoth the Raven "Nevermore!"

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The nightingale has a lyre of gold,
The lark's is a clarion call,
And the blackbird plays read more

The nightingale has a lyre of gold,
The lark's is a clarion call,
And the blackbird plays but a boxwood flute,
But I love him best of all.
For his song is all the joy of life,
And we in the mad spring weather,
We two have listened till he sang
Our hearts and lips together.

by William Ernest Henley Found in: Birds Quotes,
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When the swallows homeward fly,
When the roses scattered lie,
When from neither hill or dale,
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When the swallows homeward fly,
When the roses scattered lie,
When from neither hill or dale,
Chants the silvery nightingale:
In these works my bleeding heart
Would to thee its brief impart;
When I thus thy image lose
Can I, ah! can I, e'er know repose?

by Karl Herrlossohn Found in: Birds Quotes,
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Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich
in thy bedchamber; for a read more

Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich
in thy bedchamber; for a bird of the air shall carry the voice,
and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.

by Bible Found in: Birds Quotes,
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Birds of a feather will gather together.

Birds of a feather will gather together.

by Robert Burton Found in: Birds Quotes,
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A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Birds Quotes,
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That which prevents disagreeable flies from feeding on your
repast, was once the proud tail of a splendid bird.

That which prevents disagreeable flies from feeding on your
repast, was once the proud tail of a splendid bird.

by Marcus Valerius Martial Found in: Birds Quotes,
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I was always a lover of soft-winged things.

I was always a lover of soft-winged things.

by Victor Hugo Found in: Birds Quotes,
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