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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... "
Bacon and Shake-speare Parallelisms - Page 371
by Edwin Reed - 1902 - 441 pages
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Gotthold Ephraim Lessings Sämmtliche Schriften..

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - German literature - 1792 - 442 pages
...grofs as Beetles. Half way down Hangs one that gathers famphire ; dreadful trade ! Me thinks he feems no bigger than, his head! The fishermen that walk...anchoring bark Diminish'd to her cock ; her cock, a buvy Almoft too ilmall for fight. The murmuring {urge That on the unnumhred idle Pebble chafer Cannot...
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Sämmtliche Schriften, Volume 10

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - 1792 - 442 pages
...dreadful trade ! Me thinks he feems no bigger than, hit head ! The fishermen that walk upon the beaeh Appear like mice; and yond tall anchoring bark Diminish'd to her cock ; her cock, a buvy Almoft too fimall for fight. The murmuring funge That on the unnumbred idle Pebble chafer Cannot...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare. ....

William Shakespeare - 1800 - 396 pages
...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; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight : The...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801 - 446 pages
...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 : her cock a buoy, Almost too small for sight. The murmuring...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1801 - 424 pages
...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 anch'ring bark Diminish'd to her cock ; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring...
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An Account of Travels Into the Interior of Southern Africa in the Years 1797 ...

Sir John Barrow - Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) - 1802 - 404 pages
...the beach " Appear like mice; and yon tall anchoring bark " Diminished to her cock. * * '' * * * " The murmuring surge, " That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, " Cannot be heard so high." All the objects on the plain below are, in fact, dwindled away to the eye of the spectator into littleness...
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Du Laocoon, ou, Des limites respectives de la poésie et de la peinture: tr ...

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - 1802 - 410 pages
...lipon thé beach Appear like mice ; and yon' tall anchoring bai k Diminish'd to her cock ; her cocfc , a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge That on thé unnutnber'd idle pebbles chafes, Giniiot tie heard so high. Fil look no more, Lest my brain turn...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1803 - 488 pages
...that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice ; and yon' tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock ; 1 her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight : The...unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high : — I'll look no more ; Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight Topple1 down headlong. Glo. Set...
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The Tatler, Volume 3

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804 - 450 pages
...scarce as 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 boat; her boat ! a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1804 - 498 pages
...scarce as 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 boat ; her boat, a buoy, Almost too small for sight. The...
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