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32 Mountains Quotes

Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps on Alps arise.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Essay on Criticism (pt. II, l. 32)

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I would have you call to mind the strength of the ancient giants, that undertook to lay the high mountain Pelion on the top of Ossa, and set among those the shady Olympus.

Francois Rabelais Quotes , Source: Works (bk. IV, ch. XXXVIII)

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Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.

John Ruskin Quotes , Source: True and Beautiful--Nature--Mountains (p. 91)

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That were to blow at fire in hope to quench it; For who digs hills because they do aspire Throws down one mountain to cast up a higher.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Pericles Prince of Tyre (Dionyza at I, iv)

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The mountain was in labour, and Jove was afraid, but it brought forth a mouse.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Pericles Prince of Tyre (Dionyza at I, iv)

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And o'er the hills and far away, Beyond their utmost purple rim, Beyond the night, across the day, Thro' all the world she followed him.

Lord Alfred Tennyson Quotes , Source: Daydream--The Departure (IV)

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To pile Ossa upon Pelion. [Lat., Imponere Pelio Ossam.]

Virgil or Vergil (Publius Virgilius Maro Vergil) Quotes , Source: Georgics (I, 281)

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