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I love this! It's short and by referencing a mythological story (or fable) you can express an entire story in just a few lines.

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One of the most famous stories in Greek mythology is the one about the flight of Icarus. Daedalus, a master craftsman, and his son Icarus were imprisoned in Crete by King Minos after Daedalus gave Minos' daughter, Ariadne, a clew of string in order to help Theseus survive the Labyrinth. Daedalus came up with an escape plan and built two sets of wings made from melted wax and gull feathers. Before they both took off from the island, Daedalus explained to his son the rules for safe flying, but…

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Greek Mythology Dreamcast - Sam Claflin as Icarus …my arms are incomplete, grasping the empty air. Thanks to stars, incomparable ones, that blaze in the depths of the skies, all my destroyed eyes see, are the memories of suns. I look, in vain, for beginning and end of the heavens’ slow revolve: under an unknown eye of fire, I ascend feeling my wings dissolve. And, scorched by desire for the beautiful, I will not know the bliss, of giving my name to that abyss, that knows my tomb and ...

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In Greek mythology, the Minotaur , Latin: Minotaurus, Etruscan Θevrumineś), was a creature with the head of a bull on the body of a man[3] or, as described by Roman poet Ovid, "part man and part bull".[4] He dwelt at the center of the Cretan Labyrinth, which was an elaborate maze-like construction[5] designed by the architect Daedalus and his son Icarus, on the command of King Minos of Crete. The Minotaur was eventually killed by the Athenian hero Theseus.

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cosmic-rinascita: "La caduta di Icaro", di René Milot. "Non rimpiangere tua caduta, o Icaro della impavido flightFor la più grande tragedia di tutti è di non sentire la luce che brucia." Celebre Life Coach, Oscar Wilde

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Minotaur - A creature born of Pasiphae, Minos' wife, the king of Crete and a white bull sent by Poseidon who was angry with Minos. Minos was so disgusted and embarrassed by his wife and the Minotaur that he ordered Daedalus to hide them. Daedalus built a maze called the Labyrinth where they were to live and never escape. One of Minotaur's half brothers ordered that seven youths and seven maidens from Athens be let into the maze every ninth year to feed the Minotaur.

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Bronze Icarus by Frank Eliscu from Greek Mythology

Bronze Icarus by Frank Eliscu from Greek Mythology | From a unique collection of antique and modern sculptures at http://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/more-furniture-collectibles/sculptures/

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