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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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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...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 mourn'd their first decay; When every form...
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Highland Lassies, Or The Roua Pass

Erick Mackenzie, Mercy Grogan - English fiction - 1862 - 316 pages
...to survey The promised joys of life's unmeasured way; Thus, from afar, each dim discovered scene I More pleasing seems than all the past hath been *, And every form that fancy can repair 1'rom, dark oblivion glows divinely there. CAMPBELL'S Pleasures of Hope. THE sadness which the mournful...
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Highland Lassies, Or The Roua Pass

Erick Mackenzie, Mercy Grogan - English fiction - 1862 - 316 pages
...unmeasured way; Thus, from afar, each dim discovered scene More pleasing seems than all the past hath been 5 And every form that fancy can repair From dark oblivion glows divinely there. CAMPBELL'S Pleasures of Hope. THE sadness which the mournful event of Huistan's deatlf had thrown over...
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Favourite English Poems: Thomson to Tennyson, 1700-1860

English poetry - 1863
...linger to survey The promis'd joys of life's unmeasur'd way ; Thus, from afar, each dim-discover' d scene More pleasing seems than all the past hath been...raptur'd eye, To pierce the shades of dim futurity 1 Can Wisdom lend, with all her heav'nly power. The pledge of Joy's anticipated hour? Ah, no ! she...
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Life-lights of song, ed. by D. Page, Volume 3; Volume 57

Life-lights - 1864
...we linger to survey The promised joys of life's unmeasured way; Thus, from afar, each din-discover'd 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 World's Way: Lays of Life and Labour

American poetry - 1864 - 304 pages
...linger to survey The promised joys of life's unmeasured way ; Thus, from afar, each din-discover'd scene More pleasing seems than all the past hath been,...can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. Can wisdom lend, with all her heavenly power, The pledge of joy's anticipated hour? Ah, no ! she darkly...
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The Pleasures of Memory

Samuel Rogers - 1864 - 124 pages
...linger to survey The promised joy's 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. 8 (61) What potent spirit guides the raptured eye To pierce the shades of dim futurity? Can Wisdom...
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The British Poets

1866
...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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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866
...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. T. CAMPBELL 229 • EPIMENIDES HE went into the woods a laughing boy ; each flower was in his heart;...
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Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets

Frederick Saunders - American poetry - 1866 - 376 pages
...we linger to surveyThe 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...
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