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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... "
Observations on a Tour Through the Highlands and Part of the Western Isles ... - Page 55
by Thomas Garnett - 1811
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which Improprieties in Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - 1822 - 404 pages
...but as actually present to the speaker. Come on, sir, here's the place— stand still. How dreadful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low ! The crows and choughs, that wing the midway airr Show scarce so gross as beetles. Halfway down Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Troilus and ...

William Shakespeare - 1823 - 414 pages
...garments. Glo. Methinks, you are better spoken. Edg. Come on, sir ; here's the place :—stand still.— How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so...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...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1823 - 558 pages
...garments. Glo. Methinks, you are better spoken. Edg. Come on, sir ; here's the place ; — stand still. — How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so...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...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - 1823 - 406 pages
...but as actually present to the speaker. Come on, sir, here's the place — stand still. How dreadful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low ! The crows...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...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces, Biographical, Historical and ..., Volume 3

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823 - 332 pages
...growing giddy must have a good head, or a very •bad one. Come on, Sir, here's the place : stand still! how fearful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low!...and choughs that wing the midway air, Show scarce as gross as beetles. Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire—Dreadful trade'. Methinks he seems...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 3-4

British essayists - 1823 - 862 pages
...growing giddy must have a good head, or a very bad " Come on, Sir, here 's the place : stand still ! how fearful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low...and choughs that wing the midway air, Show scarce as gross as beetles. Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire — Dreadful trade ! Methinks he...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson - 1823 - 410 pages
...growing giddy must have a good head, or a very bad one. " Come on, Sir, here's the place : stand still ! how fearful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low?...and choughs that wing the midway air, Show scarce as gross as beetles. Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire — Dreadful trade ! Methinks he...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 1

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1823 - 418 pages
...we feel a sort of pleasure mixed with the pain, witness Shakspeare's description of Dover cliffs : How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so 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...
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The History of Lyme-Regis, Dorset, from the Earliest Periods to the Present Day

George Roberts - 1823 - 442 pages
...this spot : There is a cliff whose high and bended head Looks fearfully on the confined deep;— How dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low ! The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, Shew scarce so gross as beetles. The murmuring surge, That on th' unnumbered idle pebbles chafes, Cannot...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 10

1823 - 872 pages
...witness Shakespeare's description of Dover cliffs : -How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one^s eye eo 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...
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