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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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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 10

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823 - 872 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 smalj for sight. The murm'ring...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces, Biographical, Historical and ..., Volume 3

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823 - 332 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 Diininish'd to her boat; her bunt! a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823 - 414 pages
...scarce as 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 you tall anchoring bark Diminish'd to her boat ; her boat! a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - Theater - 1823 - 490 pages
...beetles : Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ;2 dreadful trade ! Methinks, he seems no higger than his head : The fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice; and yon' tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock ;3 her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight: The...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

English essays - 1823 - 442 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 beech Appear like mice, and yon tall anchoring bark Diminish'd to her boat ; her boat ! a buoy Almost...
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L'espace littéraire dans la littérarure et la culture anglo-saxonnes

Bernard Brugière - 1995 - 344 pages
...half-way down Hangs one that gathers sampire, dreadful trade! Methinks he seems no bigger than lus head. The fishermen that walk upon the beach Appear like mice, and yond tall anchoring barque Diminish'd to her cock, her cock a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge, That...
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Shakespeare Studies, Volume 23

J. Leeds Barroll - Drama - 1995 - 304 pages
...appear the size of beetles, a man no bigger than his head, fishermen like mice, a ship "diminished to her cock, her cock a buoy / Almost too small for sight" (F, 4. 5. 13-20). 22 In Cymbeline, as the Arden editor observes, "this diminution is suggested by several...
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The Sublime: A Reader in British Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Theory

Andrew Ashfield, Peter de Bolla - Fiction - 1996 - 332 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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Re-dressing the Canon: Essays on Theater and Gender

Alisa Solomon - Art - 1997 - 232 pages
...scarce so gross as beetles; half way down Hangs one that gathers sampire. dreadful trade! Methinks he seems no bigger than his head. The fishermen that...anchoring bark Diminish'd to her cock, her cock a bouy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge. That on th'unnumber'd idle pebble chafes. Cannot...
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William Shakespeare, King Lear

Susan Bruce - Drama - 1998 - 196 pages
...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...beach Appear like mice; and yond tall anchoring bark, Diminished to her cock; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge That on th'...
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