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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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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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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 pages
...more advanced, behold with strange surprise New distant scenes 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 pass'd, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last : Bat,...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volume 4

Maria Edgeworth - 1825 - 340 pages
...science rise." " Science !" interrupted Harry. " Now, my dear, I can go on by myself." " 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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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 264 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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Poetry

1825
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1826 - 133 pages
...more advanced, hehold with strange surprise New distant scenes of endless science rise ! So pleased elans came unhid, the fast. 485 The chiefs surround the destined heast, pass'd, And the first clonds and mountaius seem the last But, those attain'd, we tremhle to survey...
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The Art of Reading, Or, Rules for the Attainment of a Just and Correct ...

John Walker - 1826 - 68 pages
...may be observed of the word prospect, in the last line but one of the following passage : 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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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 286 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 Christian Spectator, Volume 8

1826
...the student's progress to that of a traveller over the Alps. So pleased at first, the towering Alp« 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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