He fell like a leaf tossed down the wind, down, down, with one cry that overtook Daedalus far away.
But Daedalus, instead of being proud of his nephew, was angrier than before.
Come down, silly Daedalus; come down to the lowly places in which Nature ordered you to walk.
Daedalus essayed the empty air with wings not permitted to man.
Furthermore he wrought a green, like that which Daedalus once made in Cnossus for lovely Ariadne.
The partridge flies low because Daedalus (who had seen his son Icarus perish through a lofty flight) was changed into a partridge.
As the lame smith he reminds us of Hephaestus, and in his flight with wings of Daedalus escaping from Minos.
That Daedalus was a very cunning workman; but of all his artful contrivances, this labyrinth is the most wondrous.
Before the sun came out, Daedalus told his boy to be careful to keep near him.
Among all those mortals who grew so wise that they learned the secrets of the gods, none was more cunning than Daedalus.
father of Icarus in Greek mythology, builder of the Cretan labyrinth, from Greek Daidalos, literally "the cunning worker," from daidallein "to work artfully."