Reference > Quotations > Hoyt & Roberts, comps. > Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Lapwing
 
Changed to a lapwing by th’ avenging god,
He made the barren waste his lone abode,
And oft on soaring pinions hover’d o’er
The lofty palace then his own no more.
        Beattie—Vergil. Pastoral 6.
  1
The false lapwynge, full of trecherye.
        Chaucer—The Parlement of Fowles. L. 47.
  2
Amid thy desert-walks the lapwing flies,
And tires their echoes with unvaried cries.
        Goldsmith—Deserted Village. L. 44.
  3
For look where Beatrice, like a lapwing, runs
Close by the ground, to near our conference.
        Much Ado About Nothing. Act III. Sc. 1. L. 25.
  4
 
 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors