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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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A dictionary of poetical illustrations

Robert Aitkin Bertram - 1877
...mountain in its azure hue. Thus, with delight, we linger to survey The promised joys of life's unmeasured ail wedded love, mysterious law, true source Of human...common else. By thee adult'rous love was driven f grows divinely there. Campbell. The sails we see on the ocean Are as white as white can be ; But never...
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Graded Selections for Memorizing: Adapted for Use at Home and in School

John Bradley Peaslee - American literature - 1880 - 184 pages
...view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue. Thus, with delight, we linger to survey The promised joys of life's unmeasur'd way, Thus, from afar, each...can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. —Campbell: "The Pleasures of Hope!' CXV.—GRATITUDE. THERE is not a more pleasing exercise of the...
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Seven British Classics: Addison, Scott, Lamb, Campbell, Macaulay, Tennyson ...

William Swinton - Readers - 1880 - 217 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 boasted power, The...
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The Poetical Works of Campbell and Falconer: With a Memoir of Each, Volumes 1-2

Thomas Campbell - 1880
...linger to survey The promised joys of life's unmeasured way ; Thus, from afar, each dim-diseover'd 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 Standard speaker and elocutionist

John William Kirton - Elocution - 1880 - 248 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 boasted power, The...
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Seven British Classics ...: Supplementary to Fifth Reader

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - Children's Literature, English - 1880 - 217 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 boasted power, The...
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Gems of national poetry. Compiled and ed. by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1880
...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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A Festival of Art, Poetry and Song: Selections from the Greatest Poets of ...

Frederick Saunders - American poetry - 1880 - 392 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,...can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. * # * With thee, sweet Hope ! resides the heavenly light, That pours remotest rapture on the sight...
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The National Quarterly Review

Edward Isidore Sears, David Allyn Gorton, Charles H. Woodman - Periodicals - 1880
...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,...repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there." The sweet idyllic style of Gertrude of Wyoming is peculiarly happy,—the description of the paradisiacal...
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Illusions: a psychological study

James Sully - Dreams - 1881 - 372 pages
...impulses of our emotional nature have their richest harvest. "Thus, from afar, each dim disoover'd scene More pleasing seems than all the past hath .been...repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there." The recurring emotions, the ruling aspirations, find objects for themselves in this veiled region....
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