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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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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 57

1845
...more advanced, behold with strange surprise. Far distant views of endless science rise ! 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 clonds and mountains seem the last. VOL. LVTL...
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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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The Spectator, Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - 1822 - 422 pages
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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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