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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Eagle
 
(in Christian art) is emblematic of St. John the Evangelist, because, like the eagle, he looked on “the sun of glory”; the eagle was one of the four figures which made up the cherub (Ezek. i. 10).   1
 


 Eagle (in royal banners).Eagle (in funerals). 

 
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