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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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The Practical Tourist, Or, Sketches of the State of the Useful ..., Volume 2

Zachariah Allen - Europe - 1833 - 440 pages
...crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, Hhow 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, g DOVER CASTLE.— BATHING CARTS. Appear like mice, and yon tall anchoring...
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A Journal of an Excursion Round the South-eastern Coast of England

Baker Peter Smith - England - 1834 - 172 pages
...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, 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 ;...
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A Familiar History of Birds: Their Nature, Habits, and Instincts, Volume 2

Edward Stanley - Birds - 1835 - 334 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, Diminished to her cock ; her...
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King Lear. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello

William Shakespeare - 1836 - 534 pages
...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 his head. The fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice ; and yon' tall, anchoring bark, Diminished to her cock...
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England: With Sketches of Society in the Metropolis, Volume 1

James Fenimore Cooper - England - 1837 - 326 pages
...attractions of the spot. We were on the very cliffs of the " samphire gatherers :" — -" 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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Elements of Mental Philosophy: Embracing the Two Departments of ..., Volume 2

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Intellect - 1837 - 510 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 you tall anchoring bark "Diminished to her boat ;...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 3

William Hone - Great Britain - 1838 - 890 pages
...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 beach Appear like mice ; and yon tall anchoring bark, Diminish 'd to her cock ;...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 10

United States - 1842 - 650 pages
...millions there far down beneath him, somewhat as from the summit of Dover Cliff: " 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." He is too distant and too high above them to realize* that...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 28

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1838 - 506 pages
...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 beach Appear like mice : and yon tail anchoring bark, Ulminish'd to her cock ; her...
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The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838 - 484 pages
...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, 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;b...
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