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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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The Atlantic Club-book: Being Sketches in Prose and Verse, Volume 1

1834 - 324 pages
..."Standstill! How fearful And dizzy 'tis to cast one's eyes so low!" "The murmuring surge, That on th' unnumbered idle pebbles chafes. Cannot be heard so...turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. — Shakspeare. AMONG the many agreeable associates whom my different cruisings and wanderings have...
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A journal of an excursion round the south-eastern coast of England

Baker Peter Smith - 1834 - 172 pages
...Almost too small for sight : the murmuring surge That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Can not be heard so high : — I'll look no more ; Lest my...turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. I visited the Marine Parade and various small squares and buildings, which had been erected on the shore...
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The Atlantic Club-book : Being Sketches in Prose and Verse, Volume 1

1834 - 320 pages
..."The murmuring surge, That on th' unnumbered idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high :— I'M look no more. Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlons. — Shakspeare. AMONG the many agreeable associates whom my different cruisings and wanderings...
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A Familiar History of Birds: Their Nature, Habits, and Instincts, Volumes 1-2

Edward Stanley (bishop of Norwich) - 1835 - 324 pages
...head: The fishermen that walk upon the beach Appear like mice ; and yon tall anchoring bark, Diminished to her cock; her cock, a buoy, Almost too small for...turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. Such is the beautiful description of Dover Cliff, by Shakspeare ; but what would he have said, could...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 5

1835 - 288 pages
...her cock$; her cock a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge, That on th' unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high. I'll...turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. King Lear. To those, however, whose nerves are proof against the terrors of such a position, the view...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 5

1835 - 272 pages
...her cock $ ; her cock a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring surge, That on th' unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high. I'll...turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. King Lear. To those, however, whose nerves are proof against the terrors of such a position, the view...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 6

1835
...The murmuring surge, That on tli' uunumber'd idle pebbles chafes Cannot be heard so high : — I 11 look no more ; Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. — SUAKSFEARE. AMONG the many agreeable associates whom my different cruisings and wanderings have...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 8

1836
...: The fishermen that walk upon the beacli Appear like mice; and yon tall anchoring bark, Diminished to her cock ; her cock, a buoy, Almost too small for...turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. Such is the beautiful description of Dover Cliff, by Shakspeare ; but what would he have said, could...
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King Lear. Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello

William Shakespeare - 1836 - 534 pages
...that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice ; and yon' tall, anchoring bark, Diminished to her cock ; a her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight. The murmuring...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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Elements of Mental Philosophy: Embracing the Two Departments of ..., Volume 2

Thomas Cogswell Upham - 1837 - 510 pages
...upon the beach, "Appear like mice ; and you tall anchoring bark "Diminished to her boat ; her boat a buoy, "Almost too small for sight. The murmuring...turn, and the deficient sight "Topple down headlong. §. 58. Of colors in connection with the sublime. The colors also, as well as the forms of bodies,...
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