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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 contemplative philosopher: or, Short essays on the various ..., Volume 2

Richard Lobb - 1817
...; A search the flight of time can ne'er exhaust! •» THOMSON. No. LXXVI. ON MOUNTAINS. So pleased at first the towering 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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Poetry for Children: Consisting of Short Pieces to be Committed to Memory

1820
...other's 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 ; Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds are mountains seem thelast: But, those...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 253 pages
...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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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1822 - 304 pages
...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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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which Improprieties in Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - 1822 - 383 pages
...of the word prospect i» 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 past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last : But those...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - 1822 - 764 pages
...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 Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 89

1822
...Imaginations. it* very threshold. The course of the critic is, in moral life, the only course of happiness : " So pleas'd at first the towering Alps we try, Mount o'er the voles, and seem to tread the sky ; The eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - 1823 - 373 pages
...observed 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 past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the lost : But those...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...behind ; But more advanc'd, behold with strange surpris« New distant scenes ofendiese science rise ! pre-eminence thou hast lost, brought down To dwell on even ground now with thy sons : Yet dou ; Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds aud mountains seem the Ut : But those...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...behind ; But more advane'd, behold with strange surprise New distant seenes of endless seienee rise ! ture wrought, To instruet our wandering Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the first elouds and mountains seem the last : But those...
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