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But like the Icarus of her poems, Sor Juana ended up flying too close to the sun.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The Fall of Icarus”, by Hendrick Goltzius, is one of my all-time favorite images by one of my all-time favorite artists.
In Greek mythology, Icarus was a young lad being held in prison with his father by an evil King.
His latest book is The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris .
His latest book, The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris, is available from HarperCollins.
The present moment was not exciting; she had no plans and projects in her head; she was not about to court the fate of Icarus.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
The next morning after the visit of the officer from the Icarus, the little girl rose early.Napoleon's Young Neighbor|Helen Leah Reed
How many things I took for facts,— Icarus and his conduct lax, And how he sealed his fate with wax!East and West: Poems|Bret Harte
Let us now return the pinions we borrowed from Icarus, and prepare to bid farewell to the wilds.Wanderings in South America|Charles Waterton
He fastened them on with wax, and Icarus flying too near the sun, his wings melted and he fell into the Aegean.The Aeneid of Virgil|Virgil
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In classical mythology, the son of Daedalus. Icarus died tragically while using artificial wings, invented by his father, to escape from the Labyrinth. When Icarus flew too close to the sun, it melted the wax that held the wings together, and he fell into the sea.