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" Why do those cliffs of shadowy tint appear More sweet than all the landscape smiling near ?— 'Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue. "
The Edinburgh Monthly Review - Page 622
1821
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 94-95

John Bell - 1799 - 436 pages
...yon' summits soft and fair, Clad in colours of the air, Which, to those who journey near, 115 Barren, brown, and rough appear; Still we tread the same coarse way ; The present's still a cloudy day. 0 ! may I with myself agree, And never covet what I see, 130 Content me with an humble shade, My passions...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 29

1799 - 614 pages
...sky ? Why do those cliffs of shadowytint appear More sweet than all the landscape smiling near? 'Tib distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue. • Thus, with delight, v.-c linger to survey The promis'd joys of life's nnmeasur'd way ; Thus,...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 27

Tobias Smollett - 1799 - 614 pages
...thofe cliffs of fhadowy tint appear More fiveet than all the landfcape fmiling near?— 'Tis diftance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue. ' Thus, with delight, we linger to furvey The promis'd joys of life's umne.'.fur'd way ; Thus,...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 322 pages
...near, Barren, brown, and rough appear: Grass and flowers Quiet treads, On the meads and mountain-heads, Still we tread the same coarse way, The present's still a cloudy day. O may I with myself agree, -.. And never covet what I see! , ' , Content me with an humble shade, My...
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The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - 1800 - 168 pages
...thofe cliffs of fhadowy tint appear More fweet than all the landfcape fmiling near ? — 'Tis Diftance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue. Thus, with delight, we linger to furvey The promis'd joys of life's unmeafur'd way ; 10 Thus,...
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The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - 1803 - 162 pages
...sky? Why do those cliffs of shadowy tint appear More sweet than all the landscape smiling near?— 'Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue. B Thus, with delight, we linger to survey The promis'd joys of life's unmeasur'd way; Thus, from...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 pages
...yon summits soft ami fair , Clad in colonrs of the air , Which to thote who journey near , Barren , brown , and rough appear ;, Still we tread the same coarse way , The present's still a cloudy day. O may I with myself agree , And never covet what I see ! Content me with an humble shade , My passions'...
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The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - 1804 - 182 pages
...sky ? Why do those cliffs of shadowy tint appear More sweet than all the landscape smiling near ?.... 'Tis Distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue. Thus, with delight, we linger to survey The promis'cl joys of life's unmeasur'd way ; Thus, from...
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Letters, 1784-1789

John Wilkes - 1805 - 348 pages
...As yon' summits soft and fair, Clad in colours of the air, Which, to those who journey near, Barren, brown, and rough appear ; Still we tread the same coarse way; The present 's still a cloudy day. Trusty sends his duty. He improves every day in stature, and a little...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 pages
...j As yon summits soft and fair, Clad in colours of the air, Which to those who journey near Barren, brown, and rough appear ; Still we tread the same coarse way, The present's still a cloudy day. O may I with myself agree, And never covet what I see ! Content me with a humble shade, My passions...
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