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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 Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 4

1822
...a proportion to these natural wonders 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 sky ; The eternal snows appear already past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the last. But those...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1822
...blanks to a prize are forgotten in trying the " towering Alps'' of fortune, where always " The rternal snows appear already past. And the first clouds and mountains seem the last." But there is a moral motive for adventuring, highly in famir of trying one's fortune in the lottery; how...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...with 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 sky ! The' eternal snows appear already past, And the 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 - Elocution - 1823 - 373 pages
...province. The same may be observed of the word prospect in the last line of the following passage : So pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps we try, Mount...past, And the first clouds and mountains seem the lost : But those attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ; Th' increasing...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...VARIATIONS. Ver. 225. So pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps to try, Fill'd with ideas of fair Italy, The 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 Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1824
...VARIATIONS. Ver. 225. So pleas'd at first the tow'ring Alps to try, Fill'd with ideas of fair Italy, The 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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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...with strange surpris« New distant scenes ofendiese science rise ! So pleas'd at first the towering ght down To dwell on even ground now with thy sons...in valley and in plain God is as here, and will be aud mountains seem the Ut : But those attain'd, we tremble to survey The growing labours of the lengtheu'd...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1825 - 264 pages
...behind f 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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Harry and Lucy Concluded;: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volumes 3-4

Maria Edgeworth - Didactic fiction - 1825 - 336 pages
...Science ! " interrupted Harry. " Now, my dear, I can go on by myself." " So pleased at first the towering Alps we try, Mount o'er the vales, and seem to tread...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." " Quite...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - Readers - 1825 - 302 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...the last; But, those attain'd, we tremble to survey 1 The growing labours of the lengthen'd way ; Th' increasing prospect tires our wand'ring eyes ; Hills...
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