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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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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 263 pages
...behind ; But more 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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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 2

English literature - 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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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which Improprieties in Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1822 - 383 pages
...province. The same may be observed of the word prospect iť the last line 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 hills, and Alps on Alps arise. How...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray - Literature - 1822 - 304 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. POPE /...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - Conduct of life - 1822 - 764 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...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 English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1822 - 264 pages
...{ But, more 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...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 Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 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 - Poets, English - 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 Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 89

English literature - 1822
...So plcas'd at first the towering Alps we fryť Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread the sky ; The eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds...to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ; The increasing prospect tries our wandering eyes, Hills pee)) 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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