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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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Views of ports and harbours [etc.] engr. by W. and E. Finden [ed. by W.A ...

William Finden - 1838 - 40 pages
...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...turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong." Much unnecessary criticism has been wasted on this passage by persons who have not attended to the...
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Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 2

1838
...'tii to cast one's eyi s BO low ! • the murmuring surge, That on Hi" unnumbered idle pebbles chares. Cannot be heard so high !— I'll look no more, Lest...turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong. Sftaktptorf. * THIS, then, at last," said I, " i -• ihe broad and beautiful Hudson!" I addressed...
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The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...That on the unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, c Judgment. d Seal the same contract. • Earth. ' Daws. Cannot be heard so high : I'll look no more ; Lest...turn, and the deficient sight Topple' down headlong. 34 — iv. 6. 90 The dreadful summit of the cliff, That beetles^ o'er his base into the sea, The very...
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Travels in Europe: Viz., in England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Italy ...

Wilbur Fisk - 1839 - 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 Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: King Lear. Romeo and Juliet ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...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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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...t Seal the same contract. t Earth. §Davvs. II A vegetable gathered for pickling. IT Her cock boat. Cannot be heard so high : I'll look no more ; Lest...turn, and the deficient sight Topple* down headlong. 34 — iv. 6. 90 The dreadful summit of the cliff, That beetlesf °'er nis 'Dase mto tne sea> The very...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...Daws. f A vegetable gathered for pickling. IT Her cock-boat. Cannot be heard so high : I'll look DO more ; Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight Topple* down headlong. 34 — iv. 6. 90 The dreadful summit of the cliff, That beetlesf o'er nis base into tne sea, The very...
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The church scholar's reading-book, selected from the Saturday magazine

Saturday magazine - 1840
...for sight : the murmuring •urge, That on the unnumbered idle pebble* chafes, Cannot be heard «o high. Ill look no more ; Lest my brain 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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Ernestine; or, The child of mystery, by a lady of fashion [miss Blackwell] 3 ...

miss Blackwell - 1840
...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." SHIXSPEARB. " I HAVE been wandering this evening over Shakspeare's Cliff, with Lord de Vere. It is...
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The journey-book of England. Berkshire (Derbyshire, Hampshire, Kent).

England - 1840
...sight : the murmuring surge, That on the unnumbcr'd idle pebbles chafes. Cannot be heard no high. I '11 look no more, Lest my brain turn, and the deficient sight Topple down headlong." The passage is to be read with a recollection of the assumed character of Edgar ; and whatever exaggeration...
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