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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 Saturday Magazine, Volume 5

1835
...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
...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
...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
...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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The Dover road sketch book; or, Traveller's pocket guide, between London and ...

John Henry Brady - 1837
...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...turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong." From the edge of the cliff is a fine view of the opposite coast of France. In clear weather, the fields,...
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Memoirs of mr. John Edwards Trezise

Richard Treffry - 1837
...one's eyes so low! The crows and choughs that wing the mid-way air Show scarce so gross as beetles. I'll look no more, Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong." This is undoubtedly one of the most extraordinary and surprising places in the mining district of Cornwall,...
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Travels in Europe, Viz., in England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Italy ...

Wilbur Fisk - 1838 - 688 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." . * Dover has become rather popular of late as a fashionable watering-place. To understand this, perhaps,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 2

William Evans Burton, Edgar Allan Poe - 1838
...the place ; stand stillHow dizzy 'in 10 coat one's eyi-a so low ! thf murmuring lurge, That on th* unnumbered idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so...turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. SHakipearc. "THIS, then, at last," said I, "is the broad and beauliful Hudson!" I addressed myself...
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