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" Heaven's ethereal bow Spans with bright arch the glittering hills below, Why to yon mountain turns the musing eye, Whose sunbright summit mingles with the sky ? Why do those cliffs of shadowy tint appear More sweet than all the landscape smiling near... "
The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems - Page 3
by Thomas Campbell - 1804 - 160 pages
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 29

1799
...remote objects in a landscape, and the anticipation of remote futurity : ' At summer eve, when Heav'n's aerial bow Spans with bright arch the glittering hills...summit mingles with the sky ? Why do those cliffs of shadowytint appear More sweet than all the landscape smiling near? 'Tib distance lends enchantment...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 14

1799
...our duty, that of commending. The ppening has great fpirit apd beauty. " At fnmmereve, when hrav'n's aerial bow Spans with bright arch the glittering hills below, Why to yon mountain turns the muling eye, Whofe funbright fummit mingles with the (ky ? Why do ihofe cliffs of fhadowy tint appear...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

Books - 1799
...the. anticipation of remote futurity: -iij.jj3 ' At summer eve, when Heav'n's aerial bow ti :/• Spans with bright arch the glittering hills below. Why to yon mountain turns the musing eye, "i "> Whose sun-bright summit mingles with, the jky ? Why do those cliffs of shadowy tint appear A...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 27

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1799
...occupies the greater part of the volume, theie are the opening lines : ' At rummer eve, when heav'n's aerial bow Spans with bright arch the glittering hills below, Why to yon mountain turns the muting eye, • Whofe funbright fummit mingles with the fky ? Why do thofe cliffs of fhadowy tint appear...
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The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - 1800 - 136 pages
...vengeance on the violators of juftice and mercy. PLEASURES OF HOPE. PART I. fummer eve, when Heav'n's aerial bow Spans with bright arch the glittering hills below, Why to yon mountain turns the mufing eye, Whofe funbright fummit mingles with the fky ? Why do thofe cliffs of fhadowy tint appear...
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The Oriental Voyager: Or, Descriptive Sketches and Cursory Remarks, on a ...

James Johnson - Voyages and travels - 1807 - 388 pages
...setting sun. " At summer's eye, when Heaven's aerial bow Spans with bright arch the glittering scene below, Why to yon mountain turns the musing eye, Whose...sun-bright summit mingles with the sky ? Why do those cliiis of shadowy tint appear More sweet than all the ocean smiling near ? 'Tis distance lends enchantment...
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The pleasures of hope; with other poems. [Another]

Thomas Campbell - 1812 - 131 pages
...vengeance on the violators of justice and mercy. A PLEASURES OF HOPE. PART I. AT summer eve, when Heav'n's aerial bow Spans with bright arch the glittering hills below, Why to yon mountain turns the musing eye, "hose sun-bright summit mingles with the sky ? Why do those cliffs of shadowy tint appear iMore sweet...
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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
...of which we were invited to partake. HARRIET'S BIRTH-DAY. 131 CHAP. 13. At summer eve, when heaven's aerial bow, Spans with bright arch, the glittering hills below. Why to yon mountain turns the lingering eye, Whose sun-bright summit mingles with the sky ? Why do those cliffs of shadowy tint appear,...
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The Pleasures of Hope, with Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - Hope - 1813 - 131 pages
...the viotatois of justice and merey. A I THE PLEASURES OF HOPE. PART I. AT summer eve, when Heav'n's aerial bow Spans with bright arch the glittering hills...sun-bright summit mingles with the sky ? Why do those clifts of shadowy tint appear More sweet than all the landscape smiling near?— 'Tis distance lends...
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Blackwood's Magazine

1839
...forth. How serenely beautiful the opening of Campbell's immortal poem : " Atsummer eve, when heaven's aerial bow Spans with bright arch the glittering hills...below, Why to yon mountain turns the musing eye, Whose sunlit summit mingles with the sky? Why do those cliffs of shadowy tint appear More sweet than all...
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