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" 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... "
The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison - Page 231
by Joseph Addison - 1804
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Essays on the Picturesque, as Compared with the Sublime and the ..., Volume 1

Sir Uvedale Price - Aesthetics - 1810 - 444 pages
...comparative deficiency of one sense: The murmuring surge That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes Cannot be heard so high ; I'll look no more Lest my brain turn. The nearer any grand or terrible objects in nature press upon the mind (provided that mind is able...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, a New Ed., with ..., Volume 2

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811 - 534 pages
...fearful And dizzy 'tis to cast ones eyes so low ? The crows and choughs that wing the midway air Show scarce as gross as beetles. Half-way down Hangs one...sight. The murmuring surge (That on the unnumber'd idle pebble beats) Cannot be heard so high. I'll look no more, Lest my brain turn. No. 119. THURSDAY, JANUARY...
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Cymbeline. Titus Andronicus. Pericles. King Lear

William Shakespeare - 1811 - 498 pages
...upon the beach, Appear like mice; and yon' tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock ; 8 her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight: The murmuring surge, That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high :—I'll look no more; Lest my brain turn, and the deficient, sight...
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King Lear: A Tragedy, in Five Acts. Altered as Performed

William Shakespeare - 1811 - 94 pages
...bark Seems lessen'dto her cock : her cock, a buoy, Almost too small for sight • the mnrm'ring surge Cannot be heard so high. I'll look no more ; Lest my brain turn, and the disorder make me Tumble down headlong. Glu.il. Set me where you stand. Edg. You are now within...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1812 - 420 pages
...you. JOHNSON. Appear like mice ; and yon' tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock ,5 her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight : The murmuring surge, That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high : — I'll look no more ; Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1812 - 414 pages
...JOHNSON. Appear like mice ; and yon' tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock ;' her cock, a buoyAlmost too small for sight : The murmuring surge, That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high : — I'll look no more ; Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight...
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Discoveries in Hieroglyphics and Other Antiquities, Volume 2

Robert Deverell - Hieroglyphics - 1813 - 350 pages
...dog drawn worrying the bear in lludibras, fig. IS. _ J That on th' unnumV red idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high. I'll look no more, Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. Glo. Set me where you stand. [.ft Edg. Give me your...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1814 - 528 pages
...upon the beach, Appear like mice ; and yon tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock ; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight: The murmuring surge, That on 1ln- mmumber d idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high : — I'll look no more ; Lest my brain...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 1

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1816 - 428 pages
...anchoring bark Diminish'd to her cock ; her cock, a buoy That on th' unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high. I'll look no more, Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. King Lear, Act IV. Sc. 6. A remark is made above, that...
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The Tatler; corrected from the originals, with a preface ..., Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - 1817 - 340 pages
...than his head. The fishermen that walk upon the beach Appear like mice, and yon tall anchoring bark R2 Diminish'd to her boat ; her boat ! a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge, That on th' nnnumber'd idle pebbles beat, Cannot be heard so high. I'll look no more, Lest my brain turn."...
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