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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
edited by - 1823
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Excursions in the Counties of Kent, Gloucester, Hereford, Monmouth, and ...

James Peller Malcolm - England - 1814 - 245 pages
...elevated sea. At length the hour of harvest arrives, and the reaper trips lightly where Edgar exclaimed, " How fearful and dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low ! The fishermen that walk upon the beach Appear like mice — " unconscious of those fears which agitate...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

English literature - 1817
...this Cliff given by our dramatist, and which has been the cause of its being honoured with his name. " How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so...and choughs that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetleĢ. Halfway down Hangs one that gather: samphire ; dreadful trade! Methinks he seems...
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Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 10

1817
...this Cliff given by our dramatist, and which has been the cause of its being honoured with his name. " How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so...and choughs that wing the mid-way air, Show scarce so gross as beetles. Halfway down Hangs one that gathers samphire; dreadful trade! Methinks he seems...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 1

Scotland - 1817
...this Cliff given by our dramatist, and which has been the cause of its being honoured with his name. " How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so...and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles. Halfway down VOL. I. Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade ! Methinks...
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1818
...am I chang'd, But in my garments. Glo. Methinks, you are better spoken. Edg. Come on, sir ; here 's the place : — stand still. — How fearful And dizzy...and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ' ; dreadful trade ! Methinks,...
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Views of society and manners in the north of Ireland, in a series ..., Volume 1

John Gamble - 1819
...cliff whose high and bending head Looks fearfully on the confined deep. How dizzy 'tis to cast ones 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...
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1819
...Methinks, you aie better spoken. Edg. Come on, sir ; here's the place : — stand still.— How fiarfiil And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so low ! The crows, and choughs, thut wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : halfway down, Hangs one thatgatherssamphire;...
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An Account of the Principal Pleasure Tours in Scotland; and the Great Lines ...

Roads - 1819 - 250 pages
...imagination, when descrihing the i cliffs of Dover : " How Tearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eye so low ! The crows and choughs that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as heetles." \ ' SHAKESPEARE. ' The attraction of Ben T.omond, ami its great altitnde, environ...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 1

Lord Henry Home Kames - Aesthetics - 1819
...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 brows and 6houghs, that wing the midway-air, Shew scarce so gross as beetles. Half-way down Hangs one...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 90, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1820
...downward downward brings to mind the words of our immortal Shakspeare, " How fearful And dizzy 'lis, to cast one's eyes so low ! The crows and choughs that wing the midway air, Shew scarce as gross as beetles. — I'll look no more, Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight...
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