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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... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 367
1817
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The Plays of William Shakespeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1804
...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,...small for sight: The murmuring surge, That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high: — I'll look no more; Lest my brain turn,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1804
...low ! The crows and choughs that wing the midway air Shew scarce as gross as beetles. Half-way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade!...mice ; and yon tall anchoring bark Diminish'd to her boat ; her boat, a buoy, Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge (That on the unnumber'd idle...
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The Tatler, Volume 3

Sir Richard Steele - 1804
...low ? The crows and choughs that wing the midway air, Show scarce as gross as beetles. Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire — Dreadful trade...mice, and yon tall anchoring bark Diminish'd to her boat; her boat ! a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge That on th' unuumber'd idle...
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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 70

1808
...crows and choughs that wing the " mid-way air " Seem scarce so gross as beetles. Half» " way down " Hangs one that gathers samphire,— " dreadful trade ! " Methinks he seems no bigger than " one's head. " The fishermen that walk, upan the " beach '< Appear like mice ; and yon tall a»i"...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1805
...! 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,...mice; and yon' tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock;8 her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight: The murmuring surge, That on the unnumber'd idle...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1805
...! 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,...fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice j and yon' tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock;8 her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight:...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...tied to a weight at the bottom. The fishermen that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice : and yond tall anchoring bark Diminish'd to her cock ; her cock a buoy, Almost too small for si^ht. Shelcjpf,irc* Like iuayi, that never sink into the flood, On learning's surface we but lie and...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

1805
...with the spectacles of Shakespeare at the shipping in the bay, which appeared like small boats : < The fishermen that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice; and yon tall anchoring bark, Diminished to her cock ; her ceck, a buoy Almost too small for sight.' The Cape of Good Hope had been...
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Memorabilia of the City of Perth: Containing, A Guide to Perth; Historical ...

1806 - 366 pages
...The crows and choughs, that wing the mid-way air, Shew scarce as gross as beetles : Half way down , Hangs one that gathers samphire : dreadful trade !...small for sight : The murmuring surge That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chaces, Cannot be heard so high. I'll look no more, Lest my brain turn, and...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 13

William Shakespeare - 1806
...! 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 !...small for sight : The murmuring surge, That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high: — I'll look no more; Lest my brain turn,...
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