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" Come on, sir; here's the place: — stand still. — How 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 that gathers samphire; dreadful trade!... "
The Plays - Page 366
by William Shakespeare - 1824
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A Familiar History of Birds: Their Nature, Habits, and Instincts, Volume 2

Edward Stanley - 1835
...most elevated hill in the island, and supposed to be the loftiest precipitous face of rock in Britain. 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 Saturday Magazine, Volume 5

1835
...and here, if any where, we may easily realize that expressive description of our great poet. . . . ' How fearful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low...wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles The fishermen that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice; and yon tall anchoring bark, Diminished to...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calandar of Popular ...

William Hone - 1835
...but forgive me !" of the dying wife of Shore in Ilowe, compared with these three little words ? CL 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 I Mi-thinks he seems no bigger than...
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An angler's rambles

Edward Jesse - 1836
...farewell to day. ' the watch-dog barks, and ploughman lie ' Lull'd by the rocking winds.' BAHFYLDB. ' Come on, Sir ; here's the place : Stand still. —...' The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, ' Shew scarce so gross as beetles • - the murmuring surge, ' That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 8

1836
...most elevated hill in the island, and supposed to be the loftiest precipitous face of rock in Britain. 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 ! Mcthinks lie seems no bigger than...
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King Lear. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello

William Shakespeare - 1836
...do you hear the sea ? " 3 Edgar alters his voice in order to pass afterwards for a malignant spirit 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 ; l dreadful trade ! Methinks he seems no bigger than...
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The Dover road sketch book; or, Traveller's pocket guide, between London and ...

John Henry Brady - 1837
...King Lear. " There is a cliff, whose high and bending head Looks fearfully on the confined deep — Come on, Sir ; here's the place : -stand still. How...wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade ! Methinks he looks no bigger than...
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Elements of Mental Philosophy: Embracing the Two Departments of ..., Volume 2

Thomas Cogswell Upham - 1837
...Cliffs, without feeling that there is a sublimity in the depths beneath, as well as in the heights above. "How fearful "And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so...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 beach,...
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The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1837
...Shore in Rowe, compared with these three little words ? CL ST. MARGARETS AT CLIFF, For the Table Book: Stand still. How fearful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's...wing the midway air Show scarce so gross as beetles : half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade 1 Methinks he seems no bigger than...
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Memoirs of mr. John Edwards Trezise

Richard Treffry - 1837
...lively description will be perused with interest:— " We arrive at the Crown Engine of BOTALLACK:— ' How fearful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low!...wing the mid-way air Show scarce so gross as beetles. I'll look no more, Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong." This is undoubtedly...
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