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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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On the Classical Tongues and the Advantages of Their Study: An Inaugural ...

Isaac William Stuart - 1836 - 234 pages
...invites him to short repose beneath its scented shades. In learning it is not distance but approach that "Lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue." Is it not intellectual feasting to read with understanding the classic writers in their native...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 6

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1837 - 434 pages
..." As yon summits, soft and fair Clad iu colours of the air, Which to those who journey near Barren, brown, and rough appear, Still we tread the same coarse...cloudy day." Is not this the original of the far-famed — " "J'is distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue ?" To return...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell - 1837 - 332 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 Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - 1837 - 362 pages
...As your 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 Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - 1837 - 448 pages
...As your 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. 0 may I with myself agree, And never covet what I see; Content me with...
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The Poetry of Travelling in the United States

Caroline Howard Gilman - 1838 - 456 pages
...Campbell, " Why do those cliffs of shadowy tint appear More sweet than all the landscape smiling near 7 'Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue." P. THE SOLDIERS' MOUND, On the Eastern branch of the Oakmulgee, Georgia. Among the many vestiges...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838 - 342 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 Poetry of Travelling in the United States

Caroline Howard Gilman - 1838 - 440 pages
...Campbell, " "Why do those cliffs of shadowy tint appear More sweet than all the landscape smiling near 7 'Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure hue." P. THE SOLDIERS' MOUND, On the Eastern branch of the Oakmulgee, Georgia. Among the many vestiges...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 45

1839 - 876 pages
...As yon summits, soft and fair, ClaU 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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Portfolio of an Artist

1839 - 276 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. Campbell. INDUSTRY AND LUXURY. EVERY thing in the world is purchased by labour ; and our passions...
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