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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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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1821
...thousand blanks to a prize are forgotten in trying the " towering Alps'" of fortune, where always " The eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last." But there is a moral motive for adventuring, highly in favour of trying one's fortune in the lottery ;...
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The Elements of English Composition: Serving as a Sequel to the Study of Grammar

David Irving - 1821 - 318 pages
...So pleas'd at 6rst the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er ihe vales, and seem to tread the' sky : Tu' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last ; But, these attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ; Tit' increasing prospect...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 263 pages
...advanc'd, beheld, 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, and seem 4.0 tread the skj ; Tb' eternal snows appear already- past, And the first clouds and mountains seem...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which Improprieties in Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - 1822 - 383 pages
...same may be observed of the word prospect i the last line of the following passage : 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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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray - 1822 - 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,...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. POPE...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1822 - 264 pages
...ndvanc'd, behold, with strange surprise, New ilist:.ni scenes ot endless science rise ! So, pleas'd at first the tow-ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales,...first clouds and mountains seem the last : But. those ittnir.'ii, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengihcn'd way; h-mcreasmg prospect tires...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - 1822 - 764 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,...first clouds and mountains seem the last But those atlaiu'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthen 'd way; Th' increasing prospect...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1822 - 436 pages
...appears evidently to have been suggested by the following one in the Works of Drummond, p. 38. 4to. Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the first...survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way, 230 Th' increasing prospect tires our wand'ring eyes, Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps on Alps arise...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1822
...appears evidently to have been suggested by the following one in the Works of Drnmmond, p. 38. 4to. Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the first...survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way, 230 Th' increasing prospect tires our wand'ring eyes, Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps on Alps arise...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822
...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...survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way; The' increasing prospect tires our wandering eyes, Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps on Alps arise !...
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