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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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Specimens of the British Critics

John Wilson - 1846 - 344 pages
...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 clouds and mountains seem the last. But those...
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The Cambrian mirror, or North Wales tourist

Edward Parry - 1847
...Mawddu and Aran Penllyn ; and in the distant rises Cader Idris with pre-eminent grandeur. " 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 " During...
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 10

1848
...yet is its beauty perhaps so very familiar that we scarcely notice its simple grandeur. So pleased at first the towering Alps we try Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky. and so on to the end. How true to nature in all its parts is that exquisite passage. In no quarter...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 392 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...to tread the sky, The eternal snows appear already pass'd, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last : But, those attain'd, we tremble to survey...
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The Gift of Friendship: A Token of Remembrance

1847
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1851
...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 past, And the first clonds and mountains seem the last But, those...
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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - 1852 - 519 pages
...the Thracians. rived from 1'ieria, near Monnt OlymSo, pleased at first, the towering Alps we try, 25 Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky ! The eternal snows appear already passed, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last ; But, those attained, we tremble to survey...
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Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Volume 7

1855
...more advanced, behold with strange surprise New distant scenes of endJess science rise I So pleased at first the towering Alps we try, Mount o'er the...to tread the sky ; The eternal snows appear already passed, And the first clonds and mounta4ns seem the last : But, those attained, we tremble to survey...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 776 pages
...advanced, behold with strange surprise New distant scenes of endless science rise ! i<o 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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1858
...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 past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last But, those...
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