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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 - Pagina 189
1828
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796
...pleas 'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, 223 Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread t!ie sky ; Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last ; But those attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ; z5o Th' increasing prospect...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 26

1798
...: the resemblance is in the celebrated Simile of the Alps : " So pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky ; TV eternal snows appear already past, And thje first clouds and mountains seem the last ; But, those...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - 1801 - 392 pagina’s
...the word prospect in the last line of the following passage: 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 pait, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last ; But those...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners : with Strictures ..., Volume 15

1802
...Adonis, 1. 828. C» Thus Pope, Essay on Criticism, 1. 2z5. " 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 ; Th' increasing prospect...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pagina’s
...pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, 22S 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 attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ; 230 Th' increasing prospect...
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The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L.L.D., Late One of the Associate ...

James Wilson, Bird Wilson - 1804 - 1464 pagina’s
...pleas'd, at first, the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the skjr. Th' 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 ; Th' increasing prospect...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...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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Flowers of Literature: For 1804: Or, Characteristic Sketches of Human Nature ...

1805 - 518 pagina’s
...Italian language, and whose auxVvot vi •to us. THE GLACIERS. " So pleas'd it 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 Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...11 r • At first the towering Alp» we tff, Mount o'ci the rocki, and icera to tread the fit '. Thf eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the (aft; But these attained, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lehgth'ned way > Th1 increasing...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806
...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 ; Til' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last. But, those...
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