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" 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 the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high: — I'll look no more; Lest my brain turn, and... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 367
1817
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1830 - 490 pages
...small for sight. The murmuring surge, That on th' unnuraber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be hetird so high. I'll look no more, Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong.— King Lear, act 4. x. 6. A remark is made above, that the emotions of g" randeur and* sublimity are...
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Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc: On the 8. und 9. August 1827

John Auldjo - 1830 - 230 pages
...fate to be apprehended by him, who, from such giddy heights, ventures to " cast his eyes below." " I'll look no more, " Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight . '„ " Topple down headlong." " But without listening to the prohibition, Arthur had commenced his perilous adventure. Descending...
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The British Naturalist, Or, Sketches of the More Interesting ..., Volume 1

Robert Mudie - 1830 - 406 pages
...effect, which is alluded to by the Philosopher of Poets in his admirable description of Dover cliff: " I'll look no more; Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong.-" But when the elements are in fury,—when the earth is rocking, and the sea and the sky reeling and...
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England & Wales delineated, by T. Dugdale, assisted by W. Burnett ...

Thomas Dugdale - 1830 - 410 pages
...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, " Topple down headlong." f BEETHOM. This mountainous and highly interesting parish is situated in the Kendal Ward, at the south-western...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...sight: The murmuring surge, That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high :—111 look no more ; Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight Topple™ down headlong. Glo. Set me where you stand. Edg. Give me your hand: You are now within a foot Of the extreme verge...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...her cock ;'° her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight : The murmuring surge, That on the number'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high: —...turn, and the deficient sight Topple" down headlong. Glo. Set me where you stand. Edg. Give me your hand: You arc now within a foot ')f the extreme verge...
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Elements of Mental Philosophy: Abridged and Designed as a Text Book for ...

Thomas Cogswell Upham - 1832 - 600 pages
...buoy, "Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge, "That on the unnumbered idle pebbles chnfes, "Cannot be heard so high. I'll look no more, "Lest...turn, and the deficient sight "Topple down headlong. §. 390. Indications of power attended ly sublime emotions. We also experience emotions of sublimity...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: With Glossarial Notes, a Sketch of ...

William Shakespeare - 1832 - 1024 pages
...small for sight : The murmuring surge, That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, dp Dot be beard " 0 Gio. Set me where you stand. Edg. Give me your band : You are now within a foot Of the extreme verge...
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The Book of Versions; Or, Guide to French Translation: With Notes, to Assist ...

J. Cherpilloud - 1833 - 240 pages
...to her cock; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge That on the unnumber'd pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high. I'll look...turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. Shakspeare. A FATHER'S ADVICE TO HIS SON, GOING TO TRAVEL. Nor any unproportioned thought his act;...
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The Practical Tourist, Or, Sketches of the State of the Useful ..., Volume 2

Zachariah Allen - 1833
...sight, the murmuring surge That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high: — 1*11 look no more; Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. Ten masts at each make not the altitude, Which thou hast perpendicularly fell. From the dread summit...
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