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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 Art of Elocution: From the Simple Articulation of the Elemental Sounds ...

George Vandenhoff - Elocution - 1846 - 383 pages
...unmeasured way ; Thus, from afar, each dim-discovered scene More pleasing seems than all the past have been, And every form, that Fancy can repair From dark...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 Sketch of My Friend's Family: Intended to Suggest Some Practical Hints on ...

Mrs. Marshall - Conduct of life - 1846 - 128 pages
...unmeasured way; Thus, from afar, each dim discovered scene More pleasing seems, than all the past has been; And every form that fancy can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. Campbell. OUR simple repast was ended ; but as it was yet early, at Harriet's request the hour of social...
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The Art of Elocution: Or, Logical and Musical Reading and Declamation. With ...

George Vandenhoff - Elocution - 1847 - 383 pages
...unmeasured way ; Thus, from afar, each dim-discovered scene More pleasing seems than all the past have been, And every form, that Fancy can repair From dark...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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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 426 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 1 Can Wisdom lend, with all her boasted power, The...
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The Lady's Annual: A Souvenir of Friendship and Remembrance for 1849. With ...

Emily Marshall - American literature - 1849 - 216 pages
...azure hue. Thus, with delight we linger to survey The promised joys of life's unmeasured way ; Thns from afar, each dim-discover'd scene More pleasing...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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Pleasures of Imagination

Hope - 1851 - 183 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 1 Can Wisdom lend, with all her heavenly power, The...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - Elocution - 1851 - 552 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...oblivion, glows divinely there. What potent spirit guides thi! raptured eye To pierce the shades of dim futurity ? Can Wisdom lend, with all her boasted. power,...
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The illustrated London reading book

English language - 1851 - 264 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. Auspicious Hope ! in thy sweet garden, grow Wreaths for each toil, a charm for every woe. Won by their...
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Clara Cameron

Clara Cameron (fict.name.) - 1851
...unmeasured way ; Thus, from afar, each dim discovered scene More pleasing seems than all the past has been ; And every form that fancy can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there." Thus, in the beautiful words of " The Pleasures of Hope," would he indulge in many a fairy scene for...
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The Opal, Volume 2

1852
...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. "Beloved of Heaven! the smiling muse shall shed Her moonlight halo on thy beauteous head ; Shall swell...
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