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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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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1825 - 302 pages
...advanc'd, behold, 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,...the last; But, those attain'd, we tremble to survey 1 The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ; Th' increasing prospect tires our wand'ring eyes ; Hills...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...with strange surprise New distant seenes of endless seienee rise ! So pleas'd at first the towering dering elouds 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 Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 pages
...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, those attain'd, we tremble to survey...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...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 ; The 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
...advanc'd, behold, 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,...to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ; Th' increasing prospect tires our wand'ring eyes ; Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps on Alps arise....
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1826
...advanced, behold, with strange surprise, \ New distant scenes of endless science rise ! So, pleased at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales,...first clouds and mountains seem the last ; But, those attained, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthen';! way, ; Th' increasing prospect...
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The Art of Reading, Or, Rules for the Attainment of a Just and Correct ...

John Walker - 1826 - 68 pages
...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...first clouds and mountains seem the last; But those attained, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthened way ; ' The increasing prospect...
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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...first clouds and mountains seem the last ; But those attained, we tremble to survey Tbc crowing labours of the lengthen'd way, Th' increasing- prospect...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, John Walker - 1826 - 304 pages
...advanc'd, behold, 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,...snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountams seem the last ; But, those attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd...
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator, Volume 8

1826
...progress to that of a traveller over the Alps. So pleased at first, the towering Alp* we try. Mi. uns o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky , Th' eternal...first clouds and mountains seem the last ; But those attained, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way, Th' increasing prospect tires...
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