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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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Wrong Mountain

David Hirson - 2001 - 144 pages
...(MAURICE places his hand on DENNETT'S shoulder from behind.) MAURICE. (Softly.) Farewell, Alcibiades. "The eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last: But those attained, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthened way; The increasing prospect tires...
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Business Geography and New Real Estate Market Analysis

Grant Ian Thrall - 2002 - 280 pages
...more 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,...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! A...
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Crystalline Molecular Complexes and Compounds: Structures and ..., Volume 1

Frank H. Herbstein - 2005 - 1273 pages
...more advanc'd, behold with strange surprize New distant scenes of endless science rise! 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 tries our wand'ring eyes. Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps on...
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The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L.L.D.

James Wilson, Bird Wilson - 2005 - 1429 pages
...which this science leads us, we may well adopt the language of the philosophick poet j So pleas'd, at first, the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales,...the first clouds and mountains seem the last: But these attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way; Th' increasing prospect...
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Peering Over the Edge: The Philosophy of Mountaineering

Mikel Vause - 2005 - 480 pages
...talked of the inborn need for man to ascent in the lines of his poem, "Alps on Alps": So pleas'd at first, the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales and seem to touch the sky; The eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last,...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - 2006 - 486 pages
...more advanc'd, behold with strange Surprize New, distant Scenes of endless Science rise! So pleas'd at first, the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the Vales,...survey The growing Labours of the lengthen'd Way, Th' increasing Prospect tires our wandering Eyes, Hills peep o'er Hills, and Alps on Alps arise! A...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - 2006 - 267 pages
...more reasonable. To put this idea in different terms, Pope introduces an epic simile: So pleased 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, those...
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Be a Poet

Nancy Bogen - 2007 - 420 pages
...more advanc'd, behold with strange surprize New, distant Scenes of endless Science rise! So pleas'd at first, the towring Alps we try, Mount o'er the Vales,...first clouds and mountains seem the last: But those attain 'd, we tremble to survey The growing Labours of the lengthen'd Way, Th' increasing prospect...
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