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" While from the bounded level of our mind Short views we take, nor see the lengths behind ; But, more advanced, behold with strange surprise New distant scenes of endless science rise. So pleased at first the towering Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales,... "
The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror - Seite 189
1828
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1819 - 258 Seiten
...So, pleased at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky 5 Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds...attained, we tremble 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...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1819 - 408 Seiten
...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...first clouds and mountains seem the last-: But those attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ; The increasing prospect...
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Poetry for Children: Consisting of Short Pieces to be Committed to Memory

1820 - 168 Seiten
...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 ; Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds are mountains seem thelast: But, those...
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New Monthly Magazine, Band 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 New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Band 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 Seiten
...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 - 253 Seiten
...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 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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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Band 4

1822
...far less than that of the dwarf moss to the stately cedar. " So, pleas'd at first, the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the...first clouds and mountains seem the last. But those attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengtben'd way ; Tu' increasing prospect...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

1822
...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...first clouds and mountains seem the last: But those attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way; The' increasing prospect...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Band 89

1822
...is, in moral life, the only course of happiness : " So plcas'd at first the towering Alps we fry» Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky ;...first clouds and mountains seem the last: But those attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ; The increasing prospect...
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