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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 British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 3-4

British essayists - 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...bigger than his head. The fishermen that walk upon the beech Appear like mice, and yon tall anchoring bark Diminish'd to her ioot ; her boat ! a buoy Almost...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson - 1823
...eyes so low? The crows and choughs that wing the midway air, Show scarce as gross as beetles. Halfway down Hangs one that gathers samphire — Dreadful...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 murmuring...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

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...bigger than his head. The fishermen that walk upon the beech Appear like mice, and yon tall anchoring bark Diminish'd to her boat ; her boat ! a buoy Almost...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces, Biographical, Historical and ..., Volume 3

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...midway air, Show scarce as gross as beetles. Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire—Dreadful trade'. Methinks he seems no bigger than his head....beach .Appear like .mice, and yon tall anchoring bark Diininish'd to her boat; her bunt! a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge, That on...
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The History of Lyme-Regis, Dorset, from the Earliest Periods to the Present Day

George Roberts - 1823 - 221 pages
...this spot : There is a cliff whose high and bended head Looks fearfully on the confined deep ;— How dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low ! The crows and...choughs, that wing the midway air, Shew scarce so gross ns beetles. The murmuring surge, That on th' unnumbered idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high....
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...to smile upon my state, Which, well thou know'st, is cross and full of sin. PRECIPICE. How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so low ! The crows,...beach, Appear like mice; and yon tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock ; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge, That on...
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - 1824 - 385 pages
...And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so low! [air, The crows, and choughs§, that wing the midway 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 murmuring surge, That on...
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The Juvenile Gardener

Lady - 1824 - 129 pages
...; and have been mentioned by Shakspeare, in the following lines from his play of ' King Lear.' GO ' Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire; dreadful...beach, Appear like mice; and yon tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock ; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge, That on...
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The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant ...

1824 - 323 pages
...here's the place — stand still — How fearful 'tis to cast ones eyes so low ! The crows and coughs, that wing the midway air, Shew scarce so gross as...dreadful trade .' Methinks he seems no bigger than one's head, The fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice j»and yon tall anchoring bark...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ;9 dreadful trade! Methinks, he seems no bigger than...beach, Appear like mice; and yon' tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock ;'" her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight: The murmuring surge, That on...
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