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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... "
The journey-book of England. Berkshire (Derbyshire, Hampshire, Kent). - Page 152
by England - 1840
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Views of ports and harbours [etc.] engr. by W. and E. Finden [ed. by W.A ...

William Finden - 1838 - 284 pages
...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 no bigger than his head : The fishermen that walk upon the beach Appear like mice ; and yon tall anchoring bark, Diminished to her cock ; her...
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Travels in Europe, Viz., in England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Italy ...

Wilbur Fisk - Europe - 1838 - 764 pages
...The 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 no bigger than his head. The fishermen that walk upon the beach Appear like mice, and yon tall anchoring bark, Diminished to her cock : her...
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Crotchets in the Air; Or An (un)scientific Account of a Balloon-trip: In a ...

John Poole - Balloon ascensions - 1838 - 114 pages
...which he describes as seen in the extreme distance below. It is, I think, by the " Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade ! Methinks, he seems no bigger than his head." Setting aside the frightful picture of danger so powerfully painted, one may say, by the words "hangs...
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Crotchets in the Air; Or An (un)scientific Account of a Balloon-trip: In a ...

John Poole - Balloon ascensions - 1838 - 112 pages
...which he describes as seen in the extreme distance below. It is, I think, by the " Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade ! Methinks, he seems no bigger than his head." Setting aside the frightful picture of danger so powerfully painted, one may say, by the words " hangs...
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Crotchets In the Air; or; an (Un) Scientific Account of a Balloon-Trip

John Poole, ESQ. - 1838 - 114 pages
...which he describes as seen in the extreme distance below. It is, I think, by the " Halfway down Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade ! Methinks, he seems no bigger than his head." Setting aside the frightful picture of danger so powerfully painted, one may say, by the words " hangs...
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Crotchets in the air; or, An (un)scientific account of a balloon-trip, in a ...

John Poole - 1838 - 112 pages
...which lie describes as seen in the extreme distance below. It is, I think, by the " Halfway down Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade ! Methinks, he seems no bigger than his head.1' Setting aside the frightful picture of danger so powerfully painted, one may say, by the words...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1838 - 522 pages
...wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : Halfway down Hangs one that gathers samphire ;9 dreadful trade ! Methinks, he seems no bigger than his head : The fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice ; and yon* tall anchoring bark, , Diminish'd to her cock...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 480 pages
...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 the beach, Appear like mice : and yon' tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock ;1T...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 478 pages
...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 hfs head : The fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice : and yon' tall anchoring bark,...
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The church scholar's reading-book, selected from the Saturday magazine

Saturday magazine - 1840 - 1078 pages
...The Crows and Choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so grosx 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 the beach Appear like mice; and yon tall anchoring bark, Diminished to her cock ; her...
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