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" Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue. Thus, with delight, we linger to survey The promised joys of life's unmeasured way ; Thus, from afar, each dim-discover'd scene More pleasing seems than all the past... "
The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems - Page 3
by Thomas Campbell - 1804 - 160 pages
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

Books - 1799
...survey1 l! •• The promis'djoys of life's unmeasi:r'd way; Thus, from afar, each dim discover' d scene" More pleasing seems than all the past hath...form, that Fancy can repair* : From dark oblivion, gluws divinely there.' Though there seems to be no settled rrfode of arrangement adopted in disposing...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 27

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1799
...umne.'.fur'd way ; Thus, from afar, each dirn-difcover'd fcene More pleafing feems than all the pail hath been ; And every form, that Fancy can repair...dark oblivion, glows divinely there. * What potent fpirit guides the raptur'd eye To pierce the (hades of dim futurity ? Can Wifdom lend, with all her...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 14

1799
...unraeafur'd way ; Thus, from afar, each dim-dilcover'd fcene More pleafing ieems than all the paft haih been ; And every form, that fancy can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there." P. 3. The following defcription of the effect of Hope, before t battle, is vigorous and able. •...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 29

1799
...linger to survey The promis'd joys of life's nnmeasur'd way ; Thus, from afar, each tinn discover'd scene More pleasing seems than all the past hath been ; And every form, that I'V.ncy can lepair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there.' Though there seems to be no settled mode...
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The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - 1800 - 136 pages
...unmeafur'd way ; 10 Thus, from afar, each dim-difcover'd fcene More pleafing feems than all the paft hath been ; And every form, that Fancy can repair...dark oblivion, glows divinely there. "What potent fpirit guides the raptur'd eye 15 -To pierce the fhades of dim futurity ? Can Wifdom lend, with all...
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The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - 1806 - 136 pages
...linger to survey. The promis'djoys of life's unmeasur'd way; IO Thus, from afar, each dira-discover'd scene More pleasing seems than all the past hath been...there. What potent spirit guides the raptur'd eye 15 To pierce the shades of dim futurity ? Can Wisdom lend, with all her heav'nly pow'r, The pledge...
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The Oriental Voyager: Or, Descriptive Sketches and Cursory Remarks, on a ...

James Johnson - Voyages and travels - 1807 - 388 pages
...unmcatnr'd way ; Thus from afar each dim discover'd scene More pleasing seems than all the past has been ; And every form that Fancy can repair From dark oblivion. glows divinely there." Pleaturet of Htpe, Cape Avarella. CHAP. IX. Sail from China — Some of the Convoy strike on a Shoal...
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The Pleasures of Hope, and Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - Cities and towns - 1811 - 143 pages
...view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue. A 2 Thus, with delight, we linger to survey The promis'd joys of life's unmeasur'd way; Thus, from afar, each...dim-discover'd scene More pleasing seems than all the past hatl, been ; And every form, that Fancy can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. What potent...
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A Sketch of My Friend's Family: Intended to Suggest Some Practical Hints on ...

Agnes Sophia Semple, Mrs. Marshall, Robert Bloomfield - Education - 1812 - 134 pages
...linger to survey, The promised joys of life's unmeasured way; Thus, from afar, each dim-discovered scene, More pleasing seems than all the past hath...repair, From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. CAMPBELL. Ouu simplie repast was ended ; but as it was yet early, at Harriet's request, the hour of...
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The Pleasures of Hope, with Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1817 - 136 pages
...mountain in its azure hue. Thus, with delight, we linger to survey The promised joys of life's unmeasured way ; Thus, from afar, each dim-discover'd scene More...hath been ; And every form, that Fancy can repair t From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. What potent spirit guides the raptured eye To pierce the...
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