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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 British Essayists: With Prefaces, Biographical, Historical and Critical - Page 178
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Shakespearean Language: A Guide for Actors and Students

Leslie O'Dell - Performing Arts - 2002 - 269 pages
...mastery of the same device by the character coincide: Topographia: vivid description of a real place. Come on Sir, Here's the place: stand still: How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast ones eyes so low, The Crows and Choughs, that wing the midway air Show scarce so gross as Beetles....
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Shakespeare nostro contemporaneo

Jan Kott - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 249 pages
...dall'estremo orlo del precipizio: per tutto quello che c' sotto la luna, io non farei un salto sui piedi.4 2 [Come on, sir; here's the place: — stand still. — How fearful / And dizzy 'tis, to cast one eyes so lowl / The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, / Shew srarce so gross as beetles:...
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Studying Shakespeare: A Guide to the Plays

Laurie Maguire - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 260 pages
...cliffs are given the most detailed topographical description. There are flora, fauna, cliffs, danger: How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so...crows and choughs that wing the midway air Show scarce so gross as beetles. Half way down Hangs one that gathers sampire, dreadful trade! Methinks he seems...
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King Lear

William Shakespeare, Paul Werstine - Drama - 2011 - 384 pages
...GLOUCESTER Methinks you're better spoken. EDGAR Come on, sir. Here's the place. Stand still. How 15 fearful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low!...crows and choughs that wing the midway air Show scarce so gross as beetles. Halfway down Hangs one that gathers samphire — dreadful trade; 20 Methinks he...
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Two Dianas in Alaska

Agnes Herbert, Mary Zeiss Stange, A. Shikari - Sports & Recreation - 2004 - 316 pages
...process might have no cessation. CHAPTER XIV HUNTING THE WHITE SHEEP Now for our mountain sport Cymbtlinc Here's the place ; stand still ! How fearful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low King Lear WE marched each day into more and more exquisite scenes, with only the scenery to interest...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 896 pages
...deceived: in nothing am I changed But in my garments. GLO'STER Methinks you're better spoken. EDGAR Come on, sir, here's the place: stand still; how fearful...crows and choughs that wing the midway air Show scarce so gross as beetles. Halfway down Hangs one that gathers samphire — dreadful trade! Methinks he seems...
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The Practical Shakespeare: The Plays in Practice and on the Page

Colin Butler - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 205 pages
...sets the scene (to "leap upright" is to straighten up suddenly and risk losing one's balance): EDGAR: Come on, sir, here's the place; stand still. How fearful...crows and choughs that wing the midway air Show scarce so gross as beetles. Half way down Hangs one that gathers sampire, dreadful trade! Methinks he seems...
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The Best-loved Plays of Shakespeare

Jennifer Mulherin, William Shakespeare, Abigail Frost - English literature - 2004 - 160 pages
...Miraculous rescue? But his fall does not kill him. A friendly stranger helps him A fearful precipice How fearful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low!...crows and choughs that wing the midway air Show scarce so gross as beetles; halfway down Hangs one that gathers samphire, dreadful trade! Methinks he seems...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Early English Theatre

Janette Dillon - Drama - 2006 - 296 pages
...scene distracts the attention of both Gloucester and the audience with a powerful evocation of place: How fearful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low!...crows and choughs that wing the midway air Show scarce so gross as beetles. Halfway down Hangs one that gathers samphire, dreadful trade! Methinks he seems...
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Devil Theatre: Demonic Possession and Exorcism in English Renaissance Drama ...

Jan Frans van Dijkhuizen - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 220 pages
...convinces the blind and suicidal Gloucester that he is standing at the top of a 'chalky bourn' (4.5.57): Come on, sir, here's the place. Stand still. How fearful...crows and choughs that wing the midway air Show scarce so gross as beetles. Halfway down Hangs one that gathers samphire, dreadful trade! Methinks he seems...
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