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" Fir'd at first sight with what the Muse imparts, In fearless youth we tempt the heights of arts, 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... "
The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ... - Page 168
by Lindley Murray - 1816 - 254 pages
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Works of Mister Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1717 - 408 pages
...And drinking largely fobers us again. Fir'd at firft fight with what the Mufe imparts, In fearlefs youth we tempt the heights of Arts, While from the...bounded level of our mind, Short views we take, nor fee the lengths behind ; But more advanc'd, behold with ftrange furprrze New diftant fcenes of endlefs...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations: By Several Hands. Particularly, I ...

1720
...And drinking largely fobers us again. Fir'd at firft fight with what the mufe imparts, In fearlefs youth we tempt the heights of arts, While from the...bounded level of our mind, Short views we take, nor fee the lengths behind; But more advanc'd, behold with ftrange furprize New diftant fcenes of endlefs...
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The Works of Mr. Henry Needler: Consisting of Original Poems, Translations ...

1735 - 220 pages
...a vaft number of Truths, which we * Fir'd, at firft Sight, with what the Mufe impartij In fearlcfs Youth, we tempt the Heights of Arts, While from the...bounded Level of our Mind, Short Views we take, nor fee the Lengths behind 5 But more advanc'd, behold, with flraoge furprac, New diftant Scenes of endlefs...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 274 pages
...And drinking largely fobers us again. Kir'd at firft fight with what the Mufe imparts, In fearlefs youth we tempt the heights of Arts, While from the bounded level of our mind, 22 1 Short views we take, nor fee the lengths behind ; But more advanc'd, behold with ftrange furprize...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq. In Nine Volumes Complete

Alexander Pope - 1751
...drinking largely fobers us again. . .. i Fir'd at firft fight with what the Mufe imparts, In fearlefs youth we tempt the heights of Arts, While from the bounded level of our mind, 221 Short views we take, nor fee the lengths behind ; But more advanc'd, behold with ftrange furprize...
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Poems on Several Occasions

Christopher Smart - 1752 - 230 pages
...220 And drinking largely fobers us again. Fir'd atfirft fight with what the mufe imparts, In fearlefs youth we tempt the heights of arts, * . While from...bounded level of our mind, Short views we take, nor fee the lengths behind ; 225 But more advanc'd, behold with ftrange furprize New diftant fcenes of...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1754
...Fir'd at firft fight with what the Mufe imparts, In fearlefs youth we tempt the heights of Arts, 220 While from the bounded level of our mind, Short views we take, nor fee the lengths behind ; But more advanc'd, behold with ftrange furprize New diftant fcenes of endlefs...
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Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1757
...Fir'd at firft fight with what the Mufe imparts, Jn fearlefs youth we tempt the heights of Arts, 220 While from the bounded level of our mind, Short views we take, nor fee the lengths behind ; But more advanc'd, behold with ftrange furprize New diftant fcenes of endlefs...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1760
...furprendre 3 <' n'avoir que cctte forte de merite, il en rougiroit plutet quiS " d' en etre vain." Vol. L While from the bounded level of our mind, Short views we take, nor fee the lengths behind ; But more advanc'd, behold with ftrange furprize New diftant fcenes of endlefs...
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The art of poetry on a new plan

John Newbery - 1762 - 252 pages
...brain, And dunking largely fobers us again. Fir'd at firft fight with what the mufe imparts, In fearlefs youth we tempt the heights of arts, While from the...bounded level of our mind, Short views we take, nor fee the lengths behind ; But more advanc'd, behold with ftrange furprize New difhnt fcenes of endlefs...
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