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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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Lectures to Young Ladies: Comprising Outlines and Applications of the ...

Mrs. Lincoln Phelps - 1833 - 320 pages
...exclaim, ' 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.' And, if a moralist, he might add, 1 Thus with delight we linger to surrey The promis'd joys of...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals,

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1833 - 440 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 Southern literary messenger, Volume 11

1845 - 778 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 way, The present's still a cloudy day." In the same poem we have the following couplet : "And waft across the wave'a tumultuous roar The wolf's...
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The recess, or autumnal relaxation in the Highlands and Lowlands, a tour to ...

James Johnson - 1834 - 262 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." I have some doubt, however, whether it is to mere distance we are to attribute this attraction...
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Practical Hints Upon Landscape Gardening: With Some Remarks on Domestic ...

William Sawrey Gilpin - 1835 - 288 pages
...summits soft and fair, " Clad iii 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 middle distance will sometimes be within the influence of immediate improvement, particularly...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell: Including Theodric

Thomas Campbell - 1835 - 258 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 Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 6

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1835 - 446 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 the...
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The Female Student: Or, Lectures to Young Ladies on Female Education. For ...

Mrs. Lincoln Phelps - 1836 - 610 pages
...exclaim — "Why do those cliffs of shadowy tint appear More sweet than all the landscape smiling near t 'Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue, " And if a moralist, he may add : " Thus with delight we linger to survey, The promised joy»...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montombery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

1836 - 514 pages
...Why do those clifls of shadowy tint appear More sweet than all the landscape smiling near t— " is 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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A Dissertation on the Soil & Agriculture of the British Settlement of Penang ...

James Low - 1836 - 350 pages
...mtending planter should reflect with the poet* whose immortal verse harmonizes with our subject, that " 'Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, " And robes the mountain in a spicy hue." His hand having fairly grasped the ploughman's ribands, it is to be hoped that his mind...
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