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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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Bell's Ladies' Reader: a Class-book of Poetry for Schools and Families. With ...

David Charles Bell - 1885
...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. Ah no ! she darkly sees the fate of man — Her dim horizon bounded to a span; Or, if she holds an...
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The Structure of English Prose: A Manual of Composition and Rhetoric

John George Repplier McElroy - English language - 1885 - 339 pages
...we linger to survey The promised joys oflife'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." 4 Euphony and Melody at every point, and a regular Rhythm, as becomes verse. " But Ida with a voice,...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volumes 1-2

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...we linger to survey The promised joys of life's unmeasured way. Thus, from afar, each dim-discovered ran repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there.' Hardly less felicitous are the following lines:...
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Complete Rhetoric

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1885 - 346 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 pleasing seems than all the past has been, And every form that Fancy can repair Prom dark oblivion, glows divinely there.— Campbell....
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Complete Rhetoric

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1885 - 346 pages
...unmeasured 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. — Campbell. The nature of the thought and the end in view must decide what means of amplification...
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Complete Rhetoric

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1885 - 346 pages
...unmeasured 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.—Campbell. The nature of the thought and the end in view must decide what means of amplification...
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The American Library of Art, Literature and Song, Volume 5

Literature - 1886
...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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Alden's Cyclopedia of Universal Literature: Presenting Biographical and ...

Literature - 1886
...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 Primeval Hope, the Aonian Muses say, When Man and Nature mourned their first decay ; When every form...
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The Royal Gallery of Poetry and Art: An Illustrated Book of the Favorite ...

Nathan David Thompson - American poetry - 1886 - 19 pages
...promised joys of life's unmeasured way ; Thus, from afar, each dim-discovered scene More pleasiiig seems than all the past hath been, And every form,...can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. ******. Eternal Hope! when yonder spheres sublime Peeled their first notes to sound the march of Time,...
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Crown Jewels, Or Gems of Literature, Art and Music: Being Choice Selections ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - American literature - 1888 - 632 pages
...unmeasured way ; Thus, from afar, each dim-discovered scene More pleasing seems than all the past hath be r And every form that fancy can repair From dark oblivion,...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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