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    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 raven himself is hoarse
That croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan
Under my battlements.

The raven himself is hoarse
That croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan
Under my battlements.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Ravens Quotes,
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Dame Nature's minstrels.

Dame Nature's minstrels.

by Bishop Gavin Douglas Found in: Birds Quotes,
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Over increasingly large areas of the United States, spring now
comes unheralded by the return of the birds, and read more

Over increasingly large areas of the United States, spring now
comes unheralded by the return of the birds, and the early
mornings are strangely silent where once they were filled with
the beauty of bird song.

by Rachel L. Carson 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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A rare bird upon the earth, and exceedingly like a black swan.
[Lat., Rara avis in terris, nigroque simillima read more

A rare bird upon the earth, and exceedingly like a black swan.
[Lat., Rara avis in terris, nigroque simillima cygno.]

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The bird
That glads the night had cheer'd the listening groves with sweet
complainings.

The bird
That glads the night had cheer'd the listening groves with sweet
complainings.

by William C. Somerville Found in: Birds Quotes,
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And still the Raven, never flitting,
Still is sitting, still is sitting
On the pallid bust of read more

And still the Raven, never flitting,
Still is sitting, still is sitting
On the pallid bust of Pallas
Just above my chamber door;
And his eyes have all the seeming
Of a demon's that is dreaming,
And the lamplight o'er him streaming
Throws his shadow on the floor,
And my soul from out that shadow,
That lies floating on the floor,
Shall be lifted--nevermore.

by Edgar Allan Poe Found in: Ravens Quotes,
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Better one byrde in hand than ten in the wood.

Better one byrde in hand than ten in the wood.

by John Heywood Found in: Birds Quotes,
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Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember
it's a sin to kill a read more

Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember
it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.

by Harper Lee Found in: Birds Quotes,
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