I did but prompt the age to quit their clogs By the known rules of ancient liberty, When strait a barbarous noise environs me Of owls and cuckoos, asses, apes and dogs.
You will see Coleridgehe who sits obscure In the exceeding lustre and the pure Intense irradiation of a mind, Which, through its own internal lighting blind, Flags wearily through darkness and despair A cloud-encircled meteor of the air, A hooded eagle among blinking owls You will see Huntone of those happy souls Which are the salt of the earth, and without whom This world would smell like what it isa tomb.Percy Bysshe Shelley
Then lady Cynthia, mistress of the shade, Goes, with the fashionable owls, to bed.Edward Young
Like sending owls to Athens, as the proverb goes.
This is the fairy-land; O spite of spites! We talk with goblins, owls and sprites.william shakespeare
Where the bee sucks, there suck I; In a cowslip's bell I lie; There I couch when owls do cry. On the bat's back I do fly.william shakespeare
There was an Old Man with a beard, Who said, "It is just as I feared! -- Two owls and a Hen, four Larks and a Wren, Have all built their nests in my beard.Edward Lear
The ancient owls' nest must have burned. Hastily, all alone, a glistening armadillo left the scene, rose-flecked, head down, tail down