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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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A tour in France, Savoy, northern Italy, Switzerland, Germany and the ...

Seth William Stevenson - 1827
...and contrast their colossean proportions with the diminutive stature of every living thing. " Tho' pleas'd at first the towering Alps we try, " Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky ; " I'll' eternal suows appear already past, " And the first clouds and mountains seem the last: "...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 263 pages
...strange surprise', New distant scenes of endless science riseM 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',...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1828
...So pleas'dat 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: Hut those attained, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthened way ; Th' increasing...
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Murray's English Reader

Lindley Murray - 1829 - 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 sn«ws appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last ; But, those...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson - 1830 - 484 pages
...more advanced, behold with strange surprise New distant scenes of endless science rise ! So, pleased o to these shades retires, Whom nature charms, pass'd, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last : But, those attain'd, we tremble to survey...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 4

1822
...wonders far less than that of the dwarf moss to the stately cedar. " So, pleas'd at first, the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky; The eternal SDOWS appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last But those attainM, we tremble...
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - 1832 - 95 pages
...[prise, 70 But more advanc'd, behold with strange surNew distant scenes ofendiess science rise ! " So pleas'd at first the towering Alps we try. Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread th* sky; Th' eternal snows appear already past. And the first clouds and mountains seem the last ;...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...wisdom differ; wit is upon the sudden turn ; wisdom is in bringing about ends. Selden. $£ S3T ^ -fc So pleas'd at first the towering Alps we try, Mount o'er the vale!, and seem to tread the sky ; Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 155-156

1834
...at it, than he sees new ground and other hills beyond it, and continues to travel on as before." " So pleas'd at first the towering Alps we try, Mount...The eternal snows appear already past, And the first woods and mountains seem the last ; But, these attained, we tremble to survey, The growing labours...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 155

1834
...he sees new ground and other hills beyond it, and continues to travel on as before." " So pleas' d at first the towering Alps we try, Mount o'er the...The eternal snows appear already past, And the first woods and mountains seem the last ; But, these attained, we tremble to surrey, The growing labours...
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