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" tis, to cast one's eyes so low! The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire; dreadful trade! Methinks, he seems no bigger than his head: The fishermen, that walk upon... "
The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ... - Page 255
1806 - 380 pages
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1821
...destruction, as a person would be who really found himself on the brink of one. M. MASON. 3 Half way down Methinks, he seems no bigger than his head : The fishermen,...beach, Appear like mice ; and yon' tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock 4 ; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight : The murmuring surge, That...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1821
...3 Half way down Hangs one that gathers SAMPHIRE ; dreadful trade !] " SamMethinks, he seems no bigger than his head : The fishermen,...beach, Appear like mice ; and yon' tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock 4 ; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight : The murmuring surge, That...
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History of Cultivated Vegetables: Comprising Their Botanical ..., Volume 2

Henry Phillips - 1822
...after with extreme danger, we have only to extract a few lines from our immortal bard, " How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so low ! The crows...! Methinks he seems no bigger than his head." The samphire-gatherers in early days, we may conclude, met with a ready sale for this salad, as we have...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 20

Abraham John Valpy - 1822
...eyes so low, The Cfows and choughs that wing the midway air Shew scarce so gross as beetles. Half-way down Hangs one that gathers samphire; dreadful trade...beach Appear like mice ; and yon tall anchoring bark Diminish'd to her cock ; her cock a buoy Almost tuo small fur sight. The murmuring surge, That on the...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 20

Abraham John Valpy - 1822
...observes Lord Kames' rule" though he had never read his Elements of Criticism." - How fearful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low, The crows...wing the midway air Shew scarce so gross as beetles. Half-way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade ! Metninks he seems no bigger than his...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1823
...And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so low ! The crows, and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : Half way down Hangs one...beach, Appear like mice ; and yon' tall anchoring bark, i Diminish'd to her cock8 ; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight : The murmuring surge,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Troilus and ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so low ! The crows, and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : Half way down Hangs one...beach, Appear like mice ; and yon' tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock ;* her cock, a buoy That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Almost too small...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - 1823 - 373 pages
...dreadful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low ! The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles. Half way down Hangs one...beach Appear like mice ; and yon tall anchoring bark Diminish'd to her cock ; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murm'ring surge, That on...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson - 1823
...dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low? The crows and choughs that wing the midway air, Show scarce as gross as beetles. Half way down Hangs one that gathers...fishermen that walk upon the beach Appear like mice, and you tall anchoring bark Diminish'd to her boat ; her boat ! a buoy Almost too small for sight. The...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 10

1823
...eo low ! The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, 'Show scarce so gross as beetles. Half-way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade...beach Appear like mice ; and yon tall anchoring bark Diminish'd to her cock ; her cock, a buoy Almost too smalj for sight. The murm'ring surge, That on...
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