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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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Selections from Campbell

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1902 - 133 pages
...linger to survey The promised joys of life's unmeasured way ; 10 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 15 To pierce the shades of dim futurity ? Can Wisdom lend, with all her heavenly power,...
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The Writer: A Concise, Complete, and Practical Textbook of Rhetoric ...

George Lansing Raymond, Post Wheeler - English language - 1911 - 203 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,...can repair From dark oblivion glows divinely there." Pleasures of Hope : Campbell. 187. Re-write the following in poetic diction : • The carriage leaves...
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - LITERARY COLLECTIONS - 1916 - 1432 pages
...linger to survey 10 The promised joys of life's unmeasured way; Thus, from afar, each dim-discover 'd erefore, wherefore fall on me1 To be beloved is all...indeed. TO A GENTLEMANi COMPOSED ON THE NIOHT AFTE 1 As they had been for Elijah (t Klngg. 2 :11-13). •Which Elijah left for Elisha (2 Kings, 2 :8,...
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The Ideal Catholic Literary Readers: Book One

Sister Mary Domitilla - 1917
...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. THOMAS CAMPBELL. ...
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Fictions and Fakes: Forging Romantic Authenticity, 1760-1845

Margaret Russett - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 258 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;...can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. 15 Hoping amounts to a form of virtual tourism, the speculative ventures of a roving eye. What more...
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Crown Jewels or Gems of Literature Art and Music

Henry Davenport Northrup - English poetry - 1888 - 632 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 Phonographer and Commercial Students' Magazine, Volumes 7-8

1900
...10 survey The promised joys of life's unmeasured way ; Thus, from afar, each dim discovered »cene More pleasing seems than all the past hath been ;...can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. THOMAS CAMPBELL. ft*. When the lines are of approximately equal length, but the rhyme is alternate,...
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