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

Alexander Pope - 1826 - 133 pages
...with strange surprise New distant scenes of endless science rise ! So pleased at first the towering fast. 485 The chiefs surround the destined heast, ! The eternal snows appear already pass'd, And the first clonds and mountaius seem the last But, those...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 263 pages
...advanc'd, behold, with strange surprise, New uistanj M^enes of endless science rise ! So, pleas'd atTirst the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and...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 Alnp' arise....
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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...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' anse*....
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 252 pages
...advanc'd, behold, with strange surprUa, New distant scenes of endless science rise! So, pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales,...seem the last ; But, those attain'd, we tremble to surrey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ; Th' increasing prospect tires our wand'ring eyes...
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English Reader

Lindley Murray - 1827
...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,...tread the sky ; Th' eternal snows appear already past, Ai.d the first clouds and mountains seem the last : But, those attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing...
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English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1827
...advanc'd, behold, with strange surprise. New distant scenes of endless science rise! So pleas'd at ficst the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky; TV eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last; But, those...
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A tour in France, Savoy, northern Italy, Switzerland, Germany and the ...

Seth William Stevenson - 1827
...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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1828
...more advanc'd, behold with strange surprise New distant scenes of endless science rise! So pleas'dat first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales,...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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The English reader: or, Pieces in prose and verse, selected from the best ...

Montgomery Robert Bartlett - 1828 - 252 pages
...advanc'd, behold, with strange surprise / New distant scenes of endless«cience 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 English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1829 - 209 pages
...advanc'd, behold, with strange surprise, New distant scenes of endless science rise 1 So, pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales,...attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthened way; Th' increasing prospect tires our wand'ring eyes; Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps on...
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