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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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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 422 pages
...yon summits, soft and fair, Clad in colours of the air, Which to those, who journey near, Barren, and brown, and rough appear, Still we tread the same coarse way, The Present's still a cloudy day. The unexpected insertion of such reflections, imparts to us the same pleasure that we feel, when, in...
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The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - 1806 - 220 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'djoys of life's unmeasur'd way; IO Thus, from...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

1806 - 330 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 passion...
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The Oriental Voyager: Or, Descriptive Sketches and Cursory Remarks, on a ...

James Johnson - 1807 - 430 pages
...with the sky ? Why do those cliiis of shadowy tint appear More sweet than all the ocean smiling near ? 'Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue!" As this important settlement is often touched at by our ships on their way to and from India,...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1808 - 434 pages
...yon summits soft and fair, ?lad 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 an humble shade, My passions...
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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808 - 524 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. 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 muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - 1809 - 308 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. 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 Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 13

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 558 pages
...summits soft and fair, Clad in colours of the air, Which to those who journey near, Barren, hrown, 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 i what I see; Content me with an humhle shade, My passions...
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The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - 1810 - 176 pages
...the 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'd joys of life's unmeasur'd way; Thus, from...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810 - 336 pages
...near, Barren, brown, and rough appear: Grass and flowers Quiet treads, On the meads and mountain-beads, 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, jly passion...
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