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" Heavens ! what a goodly prospect spreads around, Of hills, and dales, and woods, and lawns, and spires, And glittering towns and gilded streams till all | The stretching landscape into smoke decays... "
The Works of Mr. James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and Improvements ... - Page 73
by James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - 1802
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The Seasons: By James Thomson; with His Life, an Index, and Glossary ...

James Thomson - 1793 - 300 pages
...Hesperia sung ! O vale of bliss ! O softly-swelling hills ! On which the power of cultivation lies, 1435 And joys to see the wonders of his toil. HEAVENS !...towns, and gilded streams, till all The stretching landskip into smoke decays ! 1440 Happy BRITANNIA ! where the QUEEN of ARTS, Inspiring vigour, LIBERTY...
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A Journey Into Cornwall, Through the Counties of Southampton, Wilts, Dorset ...

George Lipscomb - 1799 - 394 pages
...mansion house. Here we suddenly arrived at a most beautiful and romantic spot called Babylon hill. " Heavens ! what a goodly prospect spreads around, Of...spires. And glittering towns, and gilded streams." THOMPSON, The road winds down a very steep declivity, vhich,. but for the serpentine course of the...
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The Picture of London, for 1803: Being a Correct Guide to All the ...

John Feltham - 1802 - 466 pages
...bliss ! O sottly-swelling hills ! On which the power of Cultivation lies, And joy to see the wonder of his toil. Heavens ! what a goodly prospect spreads...spires, And glittering towns, and gilded streams. ....... A tittle beyond the Star and Gancr, and close to the newly-built mansion of Sir Lionel Darell,...
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The Seasons ...

James Thomson - 1802 - 320 pages
...muse Has of Achaia or Hesperia sung ! O vale of bliss ! O softly-swelling hills ! On which the pow'r of cultivation lies, And joys to see the wonders of his toil. * In his last sickness. Heav'ns ! what a goodly prospect spreads around, Of hills, and dales, and woods,...
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The wanderer: or, A collection of original tales and essays, Volume 2

Charles Fothergill (of Salisbury.) - 1803 - 342 pages
...joy the good restore, \. " To light and joy unknown before." | THE TRAVELS OF ABDALLAH CONTINUED. " Heavens! what a goodly prospect spreads around, "...till all " The stretching landscape into smoke decays !" SECOND EVENING. TRAVELS OF ABDALLAH CONTINUED. " The tun has loit his ragei his downward orb " Shooti...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 1

James Thomson, John Aikin - 1804 - 232 pages
...Hesperia sung ! O vale of bliss ! O softly swelling hills ! On which the power of Cultivation lies, 1435 And joys to see the wonders of his toil. Heavens !...prospect spreads around, Of hills, and dales, and woods, ahd lawns, and spires, And glittering towns, and gilded streams, till all The stretching landscape...
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Select British Classics, Volume 4

1804 - 188 pages
...Thomson as licentious for using the following figure ; O vale of bliss ! O softly swelling hills ! On which the power of cultivation lies, . And joys to see the wonders of his toil. We cannot conceive a more beautiful image than that of the Genius of Agriculture distinguished by the...
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The seasons; with his life, by mr. Murdoch

James Thomson - 1806 - 242 pages
...Hesperia sung! O vale of bliss! O softly-swelling hills! On which the Power of cultivation lies, 1435 And joys to see the wonders of his toil. Heavens!...till all The stretching landscape into smoke decays! 1440 Happy Britannia ! where the ftueen of Arts, Inspiring vigour, Liberty abroad Walks, unconfin'd,...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 pages
...ages, uncorrupt, When Angels dwelt, and GOD himself, with Man! A PANEGYRIC on GREAT BRITAIN. (THOMSON.) HEAVENS! what a goodly prospect spreads around, Of...towns, and gilded streams, till all The stretching landskip into smoke decays! Happy Britannia ! where the Queen of Arts, Inspiring vigour, Liberty abroad...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith..

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 492 pages
...Thompson as licentious for using the following figure: O vale of bliss ! O softly swelling hills ! On which the power of cultivation lies, And joys to see the wonders of his toil. We cannot conceive a more beautiful image than that of the Genius of Agriculture distinguished by the...
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