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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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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...rise ! So pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount 0*cr the vales, and seem lo tread the siy; Th' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem theList. Hut, those attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labors of the lengtnen'd way; Th' increasing...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 231 pages
...: ^ Bat, 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.... 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. POPS....
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Elements of Elocution: In which the Principles of Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1810 - 379 pages
...The same may be observed of the word prospect, in the last line but one of the following passage : 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 bills, and Alps on Alps arise. Rule...
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Select Beauties of Ancient English Poetry, Volume 2

Henry Headley - English poetry - 1810
...mounting some tall mountain he do find More heights before him than he left behind. Drum. p. 38, 4to. So pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount...But those attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labour of the lengthen'd way, Th' increasing prospect tires our wond'ring eyes, Hills peep o'er hills,...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...surprise Mew distant scenes of endless science rise ! So pleas'd at first the towering Alps we try, 225 Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky ;...survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ; Th' increasing prospect tires our wandering eyes, Mills peep o'er hills, and Alps on Alps- arise ! A perfect...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 597 pages
...surprise new distant scenes of endless science rise! so pleas'd at first the towring Alps we try, 225 mount oe'r the vales, and seem to tread the sky !...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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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 pages
...surprise new distant scenes of endless science rise ! so pleas'd at first the towring Alps we try, 225 mount oe'r the vales, and seem to tread the sky !...the last: but those attain'd, we tremble to survey Ihe growing labours of the lengthen'd way; 230 th' increasing prospect tires our wand'ring eyes, liills...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...distant scenes of endless science rise 1 So pfeas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'ertbe vales, and seem to tread the sky, Th' eternal snows...But those attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labour of the lengthen'd way, Th' increasing prospect tires our wond'ring eyes. Hills peep o'er hills,...
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Select Beauties of Ancient English Poetry, Volume 2

Henry Headley - English poetry - 1810
...mounting some tall mountain he do find i More heights before him than he left behind. Drum. p. 38, 4to. So pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky ; Tb' eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last; But those...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 526 pages
...the vales, ami seem to tread the sky ; 'ill' eternal snows appear already past. And the first cknids and mountains seem the last : But, those attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthened way ; TV increasing prospect tires our wandering eyes, Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps on...
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