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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 Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1849
...many times refers to it, and Shakspere, as in those beautiful lines, — — — — — — — — ' The murmuring surge That on the unnumbered idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high.' To the primaeval framers of language, therefore, nothing could be more natural than that it should...
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Crusoe, written by himself [by D. Defoe

Daniel Defoe - 1815
...that wing the mid-way air, she«r scarce so grots as beetles: half-way down hangs one that gut he rs samphire ; dreadful trade! Me-thinks he seems no bigger than his head. The fishermen that walk u poo thé beach, appear like mice ; and you 'tall anchoring hark, diminished to her cuck ; her cock,...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 1

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1816
...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-!...anchoring bark Diminish'd to her cock ; her cock, a buoy That on th' unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high. I'll look no more, Lest my brain...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...half-way dowa Hangsone thatgalhers samphire; dreadful we. Methinks he seems no bigger than his had: The fishermen, that walk upon the beach. Appear like mice; and yon tall anchoring but Diminuh'd to her cock ; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight : the murmunnj surge, sides,'...
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The Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical ...

1817
...low! The crows and choughs that wing the mid-way air, Show scarce so gross as beetles. Halfway down Hangs one that gathers samphire; dreadful trade! Methinks...anchoring bark Diminish'd to her cock; her cock a bum Almost too small for sight. The mur muriug surge, That on the unnumbered idle pebbles chafes, Cannot...
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The Tatler; corrected from the originals, with a preface ..., Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - 1817
...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 R2 Diminish'd to her boat ; her boat ! a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge, That...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1817
...choughs that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetle«. Halfway down Hangs one that gather: samphire ; dreadful trade! Methinks he seems no bigger...beach, Appear like mice ; and yon tall anchoring bark Dimmish M to her cock ; her cock, a buoy, Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge, That on...
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The Sale-room

1817
...the beach, : •. • ' Appear like mice ; and yon tall anchoring bark,. Diminish *d to her cook.; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight :.. The murmuring surge> That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high King, Lear., Act IV. Scene V. A friend of ours,...
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The Sale-room

1817
...gathers samphire : dreadful trade!Methink-s, he seems no> bigger than his head: The fishermen, ti at walk upon the beach, Appear like mice ; and yon tall anchoring bark, Phnini*h'd to her cock ; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight : The murmuring surge That on...
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1818
...! 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...and yon' tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock 3 ; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight : The murmuring surge, That on the unnumber'd idle...
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