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  • Even the smallest eagles, like the Booted Eagle (which is comparable in size to a Common Buzzard or Red-tailed Hawk), have relatively longer and more evenly broad wings, and more direct, faster flight. Most eagles are larger than any other raptors apart from the vultures. — “Eagle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Features team history, facts, notable players, and more for the Philadelphia Eagles. The team's logo combination (the eagle and club name lettering) also changed in 1996, with the eagle itself limited to a white (bald eagle) head, drawn in a less realistic, more cartoon-based style, and the. — “Philadelphia Eagles - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon and Randy Meisner. With five number one singles, six Grammies, and six number one albums, the Eagles were one of the most successful recording artists of the 1970s. — “Eagles (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The dawn had come quite, clear; we could see the stony sides of the valley, and its bottom, which was bestrewed with rocks, and the river, which went from one side to another, and made white falls; but nowhere the smoke of a house, nor any living creature but some eagles screaming round a cliff. — “Kidnapped” by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Beauty by itself attracts the desires of all who behold it, and the royal eagles and birds of towering flight stoop on it as on a dainty lure; but if beauty be accompanied by want and penury, then the ravens and the kites and other birds of prey assail it, and she who stands firm against such attacks well deserves to be called the crown of her husband. "Remember, O prudent Basilio," added Don Quixote, "it was the opinion of a certain sage, I know not whom, that there was not more than one good woman in the whole world; and his advice was that each one should think and believe that this one good woman was his own wife, and in this way he would live happy. — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes
  • Round about them troop'd Full throng of knights, and overhead in gold The eagles floated, struggling with the wind. — “The Divine Comedy” by Dante Alighieri
  • "So, so! They were a great people, those Romans, and went straight to their end–ay, they sped to it like Fate, or like their own eagles on their prey!–and left peace behind them." — “She: A History of Adventure” by H Rider Haggard
  • The artist was every day more certain that he should leave vultures and eagles behind him, and the contagion of his confidence seized upon the Prince. — “Rasselas” by Samuel Johnson
  • He called me a coward, Alyosha! Le mot de l’énigme is that I am a coward. ‘It is not for such eagles to soar above the earth.’ It was he added that—he! And Smerdyakov said the same. — “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky

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