Martin, purple (Progne subis).
"Wake-Robin" by John Burroughs
And, swelling slow, comes wafted on the wind, Lorn Progne's note from distant copse behind.
"The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White" by Henry Kirke White
PROGNE, the sister of Philomela and wife of Tereus, changed into a swallow by the gods.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
With these omens were Progne and Tereus wedded; with these omens were they made parents.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
Progne, Regina, Uxor Terei, Eugenes, a consilijs Terei.
"Christmas: Its Origin and Associations" by William Francis Dawson
They killed Itys, his son by Progne, gave him some of the flesh to eat.
"The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1" by Alexander Pope
Like Progne, did it feel the stress
And coil of the prevailing words
Close round its being, and compress
Man's ampler nature to a bird's?
"Phoebe" by James Russell Lowell
No more, while through the midnight shade
Beneath the moon's pale orb I stray,
Soft pleasing woes my heart invade,
As Progne pours the melting lay.
"Autumn" by Samuel Johnson