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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 Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...low ! The crows 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 too small for sijjht. The murmuring surge, That on...
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Travels Into the Interior of Southern Africa: In which are ..., Volume 2

Sir John Barrow - 1806
...the verge of the mountain — " How fearful '« And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low ! *»**#. " The fishermen that walk upon the beach " Appear like mice ; and yon tall anchoring bark " D1minish' d to her cock. # * * * * * " The murmuring surge " That on the unnumberM idle pebbles chafes,...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1807
...Methinks, you are better spoken. Edg. Come on, sir ; here's the place : — stand still. — How fearful Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade !...small for sight; The murmuring surge, That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafe?, Cannot be heard so high : — I'll look no more ; Lest my brain turn,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, with Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...scarce so gross as beetles: Half way down iangsonethat gathers samphire'; dreadful trade ! Rethinks, many hours must I tend my flock ; So many hours must...many hours must I contemplate ; So many hours must Jnninish'd to her cock"": her cock, a buoy, iiminish'd to her cock , „,.. ^^.^, . UuUj, Almost too...
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The Oriental Voyager: Or, Descriptive Sketches and Cursory Remarks, on a ...

James Johnson - 1807 - 388 pages
...approaching the verge of the mountain— -" How fearfnl And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low ! The fishermen that walk upon the beach Appear like...and yon tall anchoring bark Diminish'd to her cock. -The murmuring surge, That on th' unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high."-— •...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough - 1807
...he crows, and choughs, that' wing the midway Shew scarce so gross as beetles : Half way down längs one that gathers samphire ' ; dreadful trade ! Methinks, he seems no bigger than his head : Ihe fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice ; and yon' tall anchoring bark, >immish'd...
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A voyage round the Mediterranean in the years 1738 and 1739. To which are ...

John Montagu (4th earl of Sandwich.) - 1807
...that gathers famphire ; dreadful trade ! " Methinks he feems no bigger than his head. ** The fifhermen that walk upon the beach " Appear like mice ; and yon tall anchoring bark " DiminiQied to her cock, her cock a buoy " Almoft too fmall for fight ; the foaming furge, " Which...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations ..., Volume 8, Part 2

John Britton - 1808
...The crows and choughs that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles: — Halfway down ' Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade !...; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murm'ring surge, That on the unnumber'd idle pebble chafes, Cannot be heard so high : — I'll look...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 8

Thomas Hood, John Harris - 1808
...scarce so gross as beetles: — Halfway down Hangs one that gathers samphire; dreadful trade! Mc-thinks he seems no bigger than his head. The fishermen that...; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murm'ring surge, That on the unnumber'd idle pebble chafes, Cannot be heard so high : — I'll look...
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The British Essayists;: Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...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...beach Appear like mice, and yon tall anchoring bark . Dimiuisii'd to her boat ; her boat! a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge, That...
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