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" While from the bounded level of our mind, Short views we take, nor see the lengths behind; But more advanc'd, behold with strange surprise New distant scenes of endless science rise! "
The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners; with Strictures on Their ... - Page 20
1802
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1798
...Headley : the resemblance is in the celebrated Simile of the Alps : " So pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky ; TV eternal snows appear already past, And thje first clouds and mountains seem the last ; But, those...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - 1801 - 392 pages
...served of the word prospect in the last line of the following passage: So pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky; Th' eternal snows appear already pait, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last ; But those...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...with strange surprise, New distant scenes of endless science rise ! So pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky; Th' eternal snows appear already past , And the first clouds and mountains seem the last: But, those...
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The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L. L. D.: Late One of ..., Volume 1

James Wilson, Bird Wilson - 1804
...leads us, we may well adopt the language of the philosophick poet ; So pleas'd, at first, the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the skjr. Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last : But...
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Flowers of Literature: For 1804: Or, Characteristic Sketches of Human Nature ...

1805 - 518 pages
...Italian language, and whose auxVvot vi •to us. THE GLACIERS. " So pleas'd it first, the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky . Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last : But those...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...orer-arch'd cmbow'r, to thick bestrewn Abject and lost lay these. Milton. SO So pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the <kv. Pope. At into air the purer spirit* flow, And sep'rate from their kindred dregs below, Sf flew...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806
...others' woe down virtue's manly cheeks. DARWIN. ASCENDING THE ALPS. PLEASED at the first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky ; Til' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last. But, those...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...11 r • At first the towering Alp» we tff, Mount o'ci the rocki, and icera to tread the fit '. Thf eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the (aft; But these attained, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lehgth'ned way > Th1 increasing...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...delivered this insinuation of a failure of poetical abilities. 17. So pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky; Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last: But, those...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...with strange surprize New distant scenes of endless science rise ! So pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky, Th' eternal snows appear already past, And die first clouds and mountains seem the last: But, those...
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