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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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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Watts, A. Philips ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 556 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. may I with myself agree, And never covet what I see ; Content me...
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A Sketch of My Friend's Family: Intended to Suggest Some Practical Hints on ...

Agnes Sophia Semple, Mrs. Marshall, Robert Bloomfield - 1812 - 648 pages
...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 promised joys of life's unmeasured way; Thus, from...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 45

1839 - 894 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." The images here are natural and impressive, but the expression is poor, with the exception of " As...
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The Art of Reading: Containing a Number of Useful Rules, Exemplified by a ...

Daniel Staniford - 1817 - 256 pages
...As yon summits, soft and fair, Clad in colou-s of the air, Which, to those who journey near, Barren, brown, and rough appear ; Still we tread the same coarse way ; The present's sti'la cloudy day. O may I with myself agree, And never covet whai I see ! Content me with a humble...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

Thomas Campbell - 1819 - 418 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 British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 19

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1819 - 412 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 1 see ! Content me with an humble shade, My passion's...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 19

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819 - 414 pages
...fair, Clad in colours of the air, Which, to those who journey near, Barren, brown, and rough appear ; l 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's...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 5

1821 - 732 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...enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue ?" " To return once more to the sea. Let any one look on the long wall of Malamocco, which curbs...
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A Letter to the Right Hon. Lord Byron: Protesting Against the Immolation of ...

Fabius (pseud.) - 1821 - 112 pages
..." As yon summits, soft and fair, Clad in colors of the air, Which to those who journey near Barren, brown, and rough appear, Still we tread the same coarse...The present's still a cloudy day." « Is not this," you ask, " the original of the far-famed—" " Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes...
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A Letter to the Right Hon. Lord Byron: Protesting Against the Immolation of ...

Fabius (pseud.) - 1821 - 44 pages
...*• . , . ' •...••• ,i.. ", "" far-famed — " • • i • . ••' <;f! . : .,.-.*1 " 'Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, ,,, And robes the mountain in its azure hue ?" . •«- .-.-••• ;i :•• '. -.,*.fi The question, my Lord, might well admit of a negative...
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