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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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Wanderings of Childe Harold; a romance of real life, Volume 2

John Harman Bedford - 1825 - 218 pages
...• > " Why do yon hills, 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 morning of a wedding-day is a joyous one to the parties and their friends immediately concerned...
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Wanderings of Childe Harolde: A Romance of Real Life ..., Volume 2

John Harman Bedford - 1825 - 218 pages
...possession. " Why do yon hills, 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 morning of a wedding-day is a joyous one to the parties and their friends immediately concerned...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 310 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 xtill a cloudy day. O may 1 with myself agree, And never covet what I see ! Content me With a humble...
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The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical notice ..., Volume 7

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1825 - 546 pages
...As yon summits, soft and fair, Clad in colours of the air, Which to those who journey near Itarren, 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 — • T i< distance lends...
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A Sketch of My Friend's Family: Intended to Suggest Some Practical Hints on ...

Mrs. L. A. Marshall - 1826 - 122 pages
...sky? Why do those clitt's of shadowy tint appear, More sweet than ull the landscape smiting near s 'Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azuiv hue* Thus, with delight, we linger to survey, The promised joys of life's unmeasured way; Thus,...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1827 - 412 pages
...fair, Clad in colours of the air, Which to those who journey near, Barren, brown, and rough appear -r 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 Inspector, Literary Magazine and Review, Volume 2

1827 - 574 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 still a cloudy day." And then enquires—-" Is not this the original of the far-famed " —...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell, Volume 1

Thomas Campbell - 1828 - 260 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 promised joys of life's unmeasured way; Thus, from...
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The British poets of the nineteenth century, including the select works of ...

British poets - 1828 - 838 pages
...the 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 Poetical Melange

1828 - 814 pages
...sky ? Why do those cliffs of shadow 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 afar...
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