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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 Table Book, Volume 1

William Hone - 1827
...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...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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Sketches in Ireland: descriptive of districts in the North and South [signed ...

Caesar Otway - 1827 - 80 pages
...scarce so gross as beetles : half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade ! Methiuks he seems no bigger than his head ; The fishermen that...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 unnumbered...
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The Table Book, Volume 1

William Hone - 1827 - 870 pages
...Show scarce so fro*s as beetles : half way dowa Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade 1 Methinks he seems no bigger than his head : The fishermen...the beach Appear like mice; and yon tall anchoring hark, Diminish'd to her cock ; her cock, a buoy, Almost too small for sight : the murmuring surge,...
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Letters from Europe, the journal of a tour through Ireland ..., Volume 1

Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter - 1827
...scarce so gross as beetles. Half-way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade ! Methiuks he seems no bigger than his head. The fishermen that...beach Appear like mice ; and yon tall anchoring bark Diminished to her cock ; her cock a buoy, Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge. That o'er...
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Mental Improvement: Or, The Beauties and Wonders of Nature and Art. In a ...

Priscilla Wakefield - 1828 - 243 pages
...so low ! The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles: halfway down Hangs one that gathers samphire dreadful...beach, Appear like mice ; and yon tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to a cock ; her cock a buoy, Almost too small for sight : the murmuring surge, That on the...
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A short historical sketch of the town of Dover, and its neighbourhood ...

1828 - 267 pages
...scarce so gross as beetles. Hal f way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade !' Alethinks he seems no bigger than his head. The fishermen that...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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Short Historical Sketch of the Town of Dover and Its Neighborhood ...: With ...

1828 - 267 pages
...scarce so gross as beetles* Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire; dreadful trade I Mi-thinks he seems no bigger than his head. The fishermen that...beach Appear like mice, and yon tall anchoring bark Diminish'd to her cock ; her cock a buoy, Almost too small for sight. The munn'ring surge, That on...
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History of Lanark, and Guide to the Scenery: With List of Roads to the ...

W. Davidson - 1828 - 212 pages
...were then unknown. GUIDE TO THE SCENERY. GUIDE TO THE SCENERY. * CHAPTER IX. JFM. ' How fearful 'tis to cast one's eyes so low ! The crows and choughs,...the midway air, Shew scarce so gross as beetles." 8HAK8FEARE. THE more delightful part of our task is before us: and, with feelings of high anticipation,...
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England's Topographer: Or A New and Complete History of the County ..., Volume 2

William Henry Ireland - 1829
...deep. " How dizzy 'tis to cast one's eye so low ! The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, Seem scarce so gross as beetles. Half way down Hangs one...beach Appear like mice, and yon tall anchoring bark Diminished to her cock, her cock a buoy, Almost too small for sight. The murm'ring surge, That on th'...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...wing 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, DiminUh'd to her cock;'0 her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sieht: The murmuring surge. That on...
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