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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 Works of Lord Byron - Page 439
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1904
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The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - 1801 - 170 pages
...thofe cliffs of fhadowy tint appear More fweet than all the landfcape fmiling near ?— 'Tis Diftance lends enchantment to the view, And robes the mountain in its azure huei Aij Thus, with delight, we linger to furvey The promis'd joys of life's unmeafur'd way ; 10 Thus,...
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The pleasures of hope; with other poems

Thomas Campbell - 1803 - 162 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. B Thus, with delight, we linger to survey The promis'd joys of life's unmeasur'd way; Thus, from afar,...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 pages
...Hope's deluding glass ; As yon summits soft ami fair , Clad in colonrs of the air , Which to thote who journey near , Barren , brown , and rough appear...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 Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - 1804 - 182 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 promis'cl joys of life's unmeasur'd way ; Thus, from afar,...
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Letters, 1784-1789

John Wilkes - 1805 - 348 pages
...face, Ey'd through Hope's deluding glass ; 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. Trusty sends his duty. He improves every day in stature, and a little...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Extracts - 1805 - 1050 pages
...through Hope's deluding glafn. As yon fummits foft and fair, Clad in colours of the air, Which, to thofe who journey near, Barren, brown, and rough appear ; Still we tread the feme coarfe way ; The prefent 's ftill a cloudy day. O may I with myfelf agree, And never covet what...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 pages
...face, Ey'd through hope's deluding glass j As yon summits soft and fair, Clad in colours of the air, Which to those who journey near Barren, brown, and...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 a humble shade, My passions...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 422 pages
...yon 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. The unexpected insertion of such reflections, imparts to us the same pleasure that we feel, when, in...
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The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems

Thomas Campbell - 1806 - 222 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 promis'djoys of life's unmeasur'd way; IO Thus, from afar,...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

1806 - 330 pages
...near, Barren, brown, and rough appear: Grass and flowers Quiet treads, On the meads and mountain-heads, 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 passion...
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