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Flowers of Literature: For 1804: Or, Characteristic Sketches of Human Nature ... - Page 74
1805 - 518 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796
...rise ! So pleas 'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, 223 Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread t!ie sky ; Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the...to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ; z5o Th' increasing prospect tires our wand'ring eyes, Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps on Alps arise!...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1798
...noticed by Mr. 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
...same may be ob 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,...to tread the sky; Th' eternal snows appear already pait, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last ; But those attain'd, we tremble to survey The...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners; with Strictures ..., Volume 15

1802
...Venus and Adonis, 1. 828. C Thus Pope, Essay on Criticism, 1. 2z5. " So pleas'd at first the towering Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky. The eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last : But, those...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...surprise, Naw distant scenes of endless science rise ! So pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, 22S Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky !...to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ; 230 Th' increasing prospect tires our wand'ring eyes, Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps on Alps arise...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...arlvanc'd, behold 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,...first clouds and mountains seem the last: But, those alrain'd , we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ; Th' increasing prospect...
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The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L. L. D.: Late One of ..., Volume 1

James Wilson, Bird Wilson - 1804
...which this science 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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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...shades Hi$h 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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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...when Dr. Warburton 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,...to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ; Th1 * Ver. 196, Th' increasing prospect tires our wand'ringeyes; Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...more advanced, behold 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,...the sky, Th' eternal snows appear already past, And die first clouds and mountains seem the last: But, those attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing...
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