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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! "
Flowers of Literature: For 1804: Or, Characteristic Sketches of Human Nature ... - Page 72
1805 - 518 pages
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Napoleon, and the French People Under His Empire

Gustav Graf von Schlabrendorf - 1806 - 421 pages
...he reached the other side of the \ _* TV eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds apd mountains seem the last > . . But, those attain'd,...survey, The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ;. Tli' encreasing prospect tires our wand'ring eyes, Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps on Alps arise!...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806
...that breaks For others' 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 ; Til' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last. But, those...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...when Dr. Warburton delivered this insinuation of a failure of poetical abilities. 17. So pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky j Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last: But, those...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...11 r • At first the towering Alp» we tff, Mount o'ci the rocki, and icera to tread the fit '. Thf eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the (aft; But these attained, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lehgth'ned way > Th1 increasing...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...surprise, New distant scenes of endless science rise ( So pleas'd at first the tow 'ring Alps we try, tS.-' Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky !...past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last Hut those atain'd, we tremhle to survey, The growing lahours of the lengthen'd way; 30 Tli' increasing...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...more advanc'd, hehold with strange surpnse New distant scenes of endless science rise 1 So pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread ths sky ! The' eternal SDOWS appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the latt...
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An Hebrew and English Lexicon: Without Points

John Parkhurst - 1807 - 799 pages
...4. Montis anhcli. Clautlitin De Rapt. Pros. III. 384, So pleas'd at lir»t the tow'ring Alps we trr, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky. Th' eternal snows appear alre.-d" part, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last: But those attain'd, we tremble to...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...•So pleas'd at first the towering Alps we try, Monnt o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky ! The' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds...attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthcn'd way ; The' increasing prospect tires onr wandering eyes, Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1808 - 651 pages
...with strange surprise New distant scenes of endless science rise I So pleas'd at first the towering Alps we try, .Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread...Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clonds and mountains seem the last: But, those attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...with strange surprise New distant scenes of endless science rise ! So pleas'd at first the towering Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky ! The' eternal suows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last : But those...
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