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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

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 pleasing seems than all the past hath been3 And every form, that Fancy can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. What potent spirit...
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The Standard Fifth Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing a ...

Epes Sargent - 1867 - 478 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. 2. FAME. — Pope. Nor Fame I slight, nor for her favors call ; She comes unlocked for, if she comes...
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Sanders' Rhetorical, Or, Union Sixth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1862 - 600 pages
...unmeasured way, Thus, from afar, each dim-diseover'd scene More pleasing seems than all the past have been, And every form that fancy can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. n. HOPE LINGERED WHEN ALL ELSE HAD FLED. Primeval Hope, the Aonian* Muses say, When Man and Nature...
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English Composition and Rhetoric: A Manual

Alexander Bain - English language - 1867 - 343 pages
...occasional lameness of rhyme could not be better shown than by bringing under its emphasis such a word as ' been.' " And every form that Fancy can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there.' Notwithstanding the profusion of abstract nouns, the language is telling through action. The reference...
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The Poetical Works of Campbell, Goldsmith, and Gray: With Memoirs of the Authors

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1870 - 445 pages
...linger to survey The promised joys of life's unmeasured way ; Thus, from afar, each d-jn-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 Literary Bouquet: Gathered from Favourite Authors

Literary bouquet - English poetry - 1872 - 160 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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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - American literature - 1872 - 640 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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Anthologia Anglica, a new selection from the English poets from Spenser to ...

Anthologia Anglica - 1873
...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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Dawn to daylight; or, Gleams from the poets of twelve centuries

Dawn - 1874 - 298 pages
...; Thus, from afar, each dim-discovered scene More pleasing seems than all the past hath been, HOPE. And every form, that Fancy can repair From dark oblivion,...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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Rogers to Hemans

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...mountain in its azure hue. Thus, with delight, we linger to survey The promised joys of life's unmeasured are fiore tranquil, yet perhaps of kindred birth, That steal upon the meditative mind, And grow w Ami every form, that Fancy can repair From dark oblivion, glows divinely there. What potent spirit...
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