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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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The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell - 1837 - 306 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 heavenly power,...
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Quarterly register and journal of the American education society ..., Volume 9

American education society - 1837
...the future,— mysterious, romantic, poetic, full of bright, and long, and beckoning years : — " And every form, that fancy can repair, From dark oblivion, glows divinely there." Is the antiquity of Homer, then, any proof of his inferiority1? The low state of classical learning,...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1839 - 357 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...repair' From dark oblivion', glows divinely there*. The Miser. — POLLOK. But there is one in folly farther gone*, With eye awry*, incurable', and wild*,—...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...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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Lyric Poetry of Glees, Madrigals, Catches, Rounds, Canons, and Duets: As ...

Songs, English - 1840 - 624 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. With thee, sweet hope, resides the heavenly light, That pours remotest rapture on the sight. Thine...
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The Book of Pleasures

Hope - 1841 - 187 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...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 Poems of the Pleasures: Consisting of The Pleasures of Imagination, by ...

Friendship - 1841 - 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...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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Portraits of Public Characters, Volume 2

James Grant - Great Britain - 1841 - 314 pages
...view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue. Thus, with delight, we linger to survey The promis'd joys of life's unmeasur'd way ; Thus, from afar, each...can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. The " Pleasures of Hope" concludes with the following lines : — Eternal Hope ! when yonder spheres...
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The Poems of the Pleasures: Consisting of The Pleasures of Imagination, by ...

Friendship - 1841 - 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...past hath been ; And every form that fancy can repair Prom dark oblivion glows divinely there. What potent spirit guides the raptured eye To pierce the shades...
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