Tyrannus tyrannus


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Tyrannus tyrannus large American flycatcher
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In literature:

Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 1391.
"Meditations" by Marcus Aurelius
So have I heard the Oedipus Tyrannus, and the Prometheus, as I never have heard them before.
"Zenobia" by William Ware
Oedipus Tyrannus, or Swellfoot the Tyrant.
"Adonais" by Shelley
In the Oedipus Tyrannus, Sophocles goes back to the central crisis of the Theban story.
"The Seven Plays in English Verse" by Sophocles
The quarrel betwixt OEdipus and the prophet, who announces his guilt, is imitated from a similar scene in the OEdipus Tyrannus.
"The Works of John Dryden, Vol. 6 (of 18)" by John Dryden
By the by, I had meant to send you an emendation of a passage in my Tyrannus which you found fault with.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald in Two Volumes Vol. II" by Edward FitzGerald
The 'oedipus Tyrannus' of Sophocles was completed by the 'oedipus Colonus,' where he dies in peace amid tokens of divine favor.
"Christianity and Greek Philosophy" by Benjamin Franklin Cocker
Upon my word, I think the OEdipus Tyrannus, the Alchemist, and Tom Jones the three most perfect plots ever planned.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
The story of "Oedipus Tyrannus" is told in this work in connection with Professor Paine's composition.
"The Standard Cantatas" by George P. Upton
Evelyn had given the King his pamphlet entitled 'Tyrannus, or the Mode.
"English Costume" by Dion Clayton Calthrop

In news:

Debbie Chapman of Houston was visiting her mother in Fort Worth in May 2009 when she found nesting Scissor-tailed Flycatchers (Tyrannus forficatus).
The Fork-tailed Flycatcher 's range extends from Mexico to Argentina, but the species (Tyrannus savana) is known to wander north regularly.
Tyrannus Tyrannus aka Eastern Kingbird.
This Scissor -tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus forficatus) was photographed as it made a rare appearance in New Brunswick, Canada.