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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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England's Topographer, Or, A New and Complete History of the ..., Volume 2

William Henry Ireland - 1829
...air, Seem scarce so gross as beetles. Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade I Methinks he seems no bigger than his head. The fishermen...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 Guardian: Complete in One Volume, with Notes, and a General Index

1829 - 264 pages
...scarce as gruss as beetles. Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire— Dreadful trade .' Mcthinks he seems no bigger than his head. The fishermen that...beach Appear like mice. And yon tall anchoring bark Diminish'd to her boat ; her boat ! a buoy Aii'ii.-i too small for sight. The murmuring surge, That...
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A glance at London, Brussels, and Paris: by a provincial Scotsman

1829
...scarce so gross as beetles. Half-way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade ! Mcthinks he seems no bigger than his head : The fishermen,...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 on....
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 480 pages
...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 murmuring surge, , That...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...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 trade...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 Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...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 trade...fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice; and yon'tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock ;' her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight: The...
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...A Description and History of Vegetable Substances, Used in the Arts, and ...

1832 - 422 pages
...fearful 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...trade ! Methinks he seems no bigger than his head*." Samphire — fyithornum maritimum. King Lear, Act iv. Seen"- 5. A few pungent vegetables, and the aromatics...
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1830 - 476 pages
...gross as beetles. Half-way down ,1 Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade .' Melhinks ho 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...
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An Abridgment of Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1831 - 300 pages
...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...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...
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Elements of Mental Philosophy, Volume 2

Thomas Cogswell Upham - 1831
...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....beach, ' Appear like mice; and yon tall anchoring bark ' Diminished to her boat; her boat a buoy, ' Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge, '•...
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