Icarus: in Greek mythology, son
of Dædalus, who flew so high that the sun melted
the wax with which his artificial wings were fastened on,
so that he fell into the ægean Sea, 1H6
IV. vi. 55, 3H6 V. vi. 21.
A Shakespeare Glossary. C. T. Onions. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1911.
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