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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 Cambrian traveller's guide, and pocket companion [by G. Nicholson]. - Page 351
by George Nicholson - 1840
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An Arrangement of British Plants: According to the Latest ..., Volume 1

Botany - 1830
...(" Come on, Sir, here's the place — stand still. How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes ю low ! The crows, and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetle« : halfway down Hangs one that gathers Samphirt; dreadful trade '. " Samphire, detersive in...
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England & Wales delineated, by T. Dugdale, assisted by W. Burnett ...

Thomas Dugdale, William Burnett (civil engineer.) - 1830
...the sublime poetic effusion of our immortal bard : — " How fearful " And dizzy 'tis, to cast ones eyes so low, " The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, " Shew scarce as gross as beetles. " I'll look no more, " Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight,...
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Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester

Natural history - 1831
...this plant that Shakspeare alludes, in his description of Dover cliff. -How fearful And dizzy 'tis, to cast one's eyes so low ! The crows, and choughs,...scarce so gross as beetles : Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire ; dreadful trade ! Methinks, he seems no bigger than his head." — LEAR. This...
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Mimic Fires: Accounts of Early Long Poems on Canada

D. Bentley - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 354 pages
...Edgar's putative account of the view from Dover Cliffs in King Lear ("How fearful / And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low! / The crows and choughs...the midway air / Show scarce so gross as beetles" [3.6.11-24]) and Johnson's comment on Edgar's speech to the effect that (to quote Bayley's footnote)...
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The First Quarto of King Lear

William Shakespeare, Jay L. Halio - Drama - 1994 - 141 pages
...y'are better spoken. 10 EDGAR Come on, sir, here's the place. Stand still. How fearful And di22y '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! 15 Methinks he seems no bigger than...
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 145 pages
...y'are better spoken. EDGAR Come on, sir, here's the place. Stand still; how fearful And dizzy '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 sampire — dreadful trade! GLO STER EDGAR GLO STER EDGAR GLO'STER...
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L'espace littéraire dans la littérarure et la culture anglo-saxonnes

Bernard Brugière - 1995 - 323 pages
...précises, de repères familiers : Come on, sir; here's the place: stand still. How fearful And dizzy '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 sampire, dreadful trade! Methinks he seems no bigger than lus...
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Fat King, Lean Beggar: Representations of Poverty in the Age of Shakespeare

William C. Carroll - History - 1996 - 237 pages
...with new clothing and altered speech. The famous image that Edgar creates of the view from the cliff ("the crows and choughs that wing the midway air / Show scarce so gross as beetles") contains perhaps more detail than even Gloucester needs to convince him of where he stands (he has...
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Re-dressing the Canon: Essays on Theater and Gender

Alisa Solomon - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 208 pages
...stage is flat, but Edna convinces with the power of her evocative words: How fearful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low! The crows and choughs that...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...
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The Late Mr. Shakespeare

Robert Nye - Fiction - 1999 - 398 pages
...Dover in King Lear pronounce Come on, sir; here's the place: stand still. How fearful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low! The crows and choughs that...scarce so gross as beetles; half way down Hangs one that gathers sampire, dreadful trade! Chapter Eight Which is mostly about choughs but has no choughs...
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