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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 American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1841 - 300 pages
...linger to survey The promis'd joys of life's unmeasur'd way; Thus from afar, each dim discover'd seen?, More pleasing seems than all the past hath been And...repair, From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. Night. Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayiess majesty now stretches forth Her leaden...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell: Including Poland &c

Thomas Campbell - 1841 - 309 pages
...life's unmeasured way; Thus, from afar, each dim-di&cover'd scene More pleasing seems than all fhe past hath been; And every form, that Fancy can repair...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 Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 56 pages
...mountain in its ezure 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...can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. Whut potent spirit guides tho raptured eye To pierce the shades of dim futurity ? Can Wisdom lend,...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 3

1844
...linger to survey The promised joys of life's unmeasured way ; 290 Thus from afar, each dim-discovered scene More pleasing seems than all the past hath been...repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there." There is a kind of inexpressible pleasure in the very task of copying the Claude-like scenery and repose...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 30

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - Authors - 1844
...life's unmeasured way ; Thus from afar, each dim - discovered scene More pleasing seems than all the put hath been ; And every form that Fancy can repair From dark oblivion, glowi divinely there." There is a kind of inexpressible pleasure in the very task of copying the Claude...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - American literature - 1845 - 484 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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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...we linger to survey The promised joys of life's unmcasur'd way; Thus from afar, ench dim discovcr'd scene, More pleasing seems than all the past hath...repair, From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. 436. A jut delivery consists in a distinct articulation of words, pronounced in proper tune*, suitably...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Anatomy - 1845 - 384 pages
...way Thus from afar, each dim discovered scene, More pleasing seems than all ihe past hath l>r t-*And every form that fancy can repair, From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. PRINCIPLES OF ELOCUTION. 436. A jm-l delivery consists in a distinct articulation of words, pronounced...
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Rural Pickings, Or, Attractive Points in Country Life and Scenery

Old Humphrey - Country life - 1846 - 222 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...repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there." The Village Inn must appear among my Pickings of Eural Life, being too important an object to be altogether...
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Conquest and Self-conquest; Or, Which Makes the Hero?

Maria Jane McIntosh - Children's stories - 1843 - 216 pages
...linger to survey The promised joys of life's unmeasured way ; Thus, from afar, each dim-distinguished scene More pleasing seems than all the past hath been,...can repair From dark oblivion glows divinely there." CAMPBELL. MR. MANVERS had consented to become a candidate for the vacant seat in Congress, and the...
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