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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 Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - 1821 - 168 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 promised joys of life's unmeasured way ; Thus, from...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 18

Abraham John Valpy - 1821 - 572 pages
...still a cloudy day." '. ' »« Is not this," you ask, « the original of the far-famed — " "'I'ls distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue f" The question,*my Lord, might well admit of a negative answer -, but if the six lines had been...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - 1821 - 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 I see ; Content me with...
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The Anti-critic for Aug. 1821 and March 1822

sir Samuel Egerton Brydges (bart.) - 1822 - 180 pages
...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 ». Dyer's Grongar Hill. It is the same with subjects of poetry : Matters of Fiction «re better described...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 272 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 lord Byron, comprehending the suppressed poems, Volumes 11-12

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1822 - 600 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." Is not this the original of the far-famed — To return once more to...
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The Mirror

1822 - 136 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." Is not this the original of the far-famed — " 'Tis distance lends...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 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 I see ! Content me with an humble shade, My passions...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...yon summits, soft and fair, Clad in colours of the air, Which, to those that journey near, Barren, 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 American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1824 - 596 pages
...the sky? Why do those cliffs of shadowy tint appear, More bright than all the landscape smilingnear ? 'Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue. Pleasures of Hope. By the authors of the foregoing passages the poetical modulation of our language...
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