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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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Blackwood's Magazine

1839
...unmeasured way; Thus, from afar, each dim-discovered scene, More pleasing seems than all the past has been, And every form that fancy can repair, From dark oblivion glows divinely there." Let poets be just to one another ; but alas ! we fear it is among the greatest that jealousy or some...
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The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - Erotic poetry, English - 1821 - 144 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 been...glows divinely there. What potent spirit guides the raptured eye To pierce the shades of dim futurity ? Can Wisdom lend, with all her heav'nly pow'r, The...
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The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - English fiction - 1822 - 144 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 been...glows divinely there. What potent spirit guides the raptured eye To pierce the shades of dim futurity ? Can Wisdom lend, with all her heav'nly pow'r, The...
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Beauties of the Modern Poets: In Selections from the Works of Byron, Moore ...

English poetry - 1826 - 392 pages
...we 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 been!...glows divinely there. What potent spirit guides the raptured eye To pierce the shades of dim futurity ? Can Wisdom lend, with all her heavenly power. The...
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The Practice of Elocution, Or A Course of Exercises for Acquiring the ...

Benjamin Humphrey Smart - Elocution - 1826 - 213 pages
...linger to survey 3 The promised joys of life's unmeasured way ; Thus, from afar, each dim-discovered scene More pleasing seems than all the past hath been...glows divinely there. * What potent spirit guides the raptured eye To pierce the shades of dim futurity ? 5 Can Wisdom lend, with all her boasted power,...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell, Volume 1

Thomas Campbell - 1828 - 238 pages
...we 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 been...glows divinely there. What potent spirit guides the raptured eye To pierce the shades of dim futurity? Can Wisdom lend, with all her heav'nly pow'r, The...
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The Poetical Melange

English poetry - 1828
...we 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 been...glows divinely there. What potent spirit guides the raptured eye To pierce the shades of dim futurity ? Can wisdom lend, with all her heavenly power, The...
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The British poets of the nineteenth century, including the select works of ...

British poets - 1828 - 788 pages
...linger to survey The promised joys of life's unmeasured way ; Thus, from afar, each dim-discovered Ss x * * fonn, that Fancy can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. What potent spirit guides the...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers - 1829 - 497 pages
...mountain in ils azure hue. Thin, 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 bath been ; Anil every form, that Fancy can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. What potent...
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The poetical works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers - 1830
...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...glows divinely there. What potent spirit guides the raptured eye To pierce the shades of dim futurity ? Can Wisdom lend, with all her heavenly power. The...
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