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" 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 attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way, Th' increasing... "
An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ... - Page 134
by Joseph Warton - 1806
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La BÍte: And, Wrong Mountain

David Hirson - Drama - 2001 - 312 pages
...series of peaks, the scaling of which, if one has the courage, continues for the rest of one's life: 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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Wrong Mountain

David Hirson - Poets, American - 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 - Science - 2002 - 280 pages
...behind, But 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...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 perfect...
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Crystalline Molecular Complexes and Compounds: Structures and ..., Volume 1

Frank H. Herbstein - Molecular crystals - 2005 - 1273 pages
...behind: But 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...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 - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 1429 pages
...paths, through 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...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 - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 480 pages
...Alexander Pope 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 - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...behind, But 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...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 perfect...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 267 pages
...us 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 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 420 pages
...behind, But 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...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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