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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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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1823 - 373 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 air, Show scarce so gross as beetles. Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire; dreadful trade! Methinks he seems...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 1

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1823
...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 - Lyme Regis (England) - 1823 - 221 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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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1823
...garments. Glo. Methinks, you are better spoken. Edg. Come on, sir; here's the place: — Stand -fill. — How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so low ! The crows, and (houghs,i that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : Half way down Hangs one that...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 10

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...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...
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The Plays, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1824
...deceiv'd ; in nothing am I chang'd, But in my garments. Glo. Methinks, you are better spoken. Edg. Come on, sir ; here's the place : — stand still....and choughs*, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : Halfway down Hangs one that gathers samphire f ; dreadful trade ! Methinks, he...
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Miscellanies Selected from the Public Journals, Volume 2

Joseph Tinker Buckingham - American literature - 1824
...we could not but call to mind Shakspeare's unrivalled description of the cliffs of Dover. " 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 Mcthinks he looks...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1824
...am I chang'd, But in my garments. Glo. Mcthinks, you are better spoken. Edg. Come on, sir; hereVthe place :— Stand still. —How fearful And dizzy 'tis,...and choughs," that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ;9 dreadful trade! Methinks, he...
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The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at ..., Volume 6

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1824
...alter'd But my garments. Glost. Methinks you're better spoken. Edg. Come on, sir, here's the place. How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so...and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so big as beetles ; half way down ; Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade ! The fishermen,...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...the heavens to smile upon my state, Which, well thou know'st, is cross and full of sin. PRECIPICE. How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so...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 ! Methinks,...
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