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" ... as fast as we attain them ? Our case is like that of a traveller upon the Alps, who should fancy that the top of the next hill must end his journey, because it terminates his prospect ; but he no sooner arrives at it, than he sees new ground and other... "
The Spectator - Page 164
1729
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The Evidences of the Christian Religion

Joseph Addison - Apologetics - 1733 - 330 pages
...next hill muft 4 end his journey, becaufe it terminates his ' profpect j but he no fooner arrives ae ' it, than he fees new ground and other ' hills beyond it, and continues to travel fr on as before. * This is fo plainly every man's con1 dition in life,, that there is no one who *"...
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The Evidences of the Christian Religion

Joseph Addison - Apologetics - 1753 - 330 pages
...the top of the next hill muft end his journey, becaufe it terminates his profpect ; but he no foonet arrives at it, than he fees new ground and other hills...travel on as before. < This is fo plainly every man's con* dition in life, that there is no one who> V has obfervcd any thing, but may obferve,. that...
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A View of Nature: In Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps, Volume 6

Sir Richard Joseph Sulivan - Atheism - 1794
...end his journey, because it terminates his prospect ; but he no sooner arrives at it, than he sees new ground and other hills beyond it, and continues to travel on as before. * Annihilation, then, I must firmly believe,' is not to be the lot of those, who have the extraordinary...
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Evidences of the Christian religion. To which are added, discourses against ...

Joseph Addison - 1796
...fancy that the 1 top of the next hill muft end his journey, becaufe it 1 terminates his profpect ; but he no fooner arrives at it, ' than he fees new ground and other hills beyond it, and 1 continues to travel on as before. ' This is fo plainly every man's condition in life, that ' there...
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The evidences of the Christian religion. To which are added, several ...

Joseph Addison - Apologetics - 1801 - 354 pages
...fancy that the top of the next hill muft ' end his journey, becaufe it terminates ' his proipecT; : but he no fooner arrives ' at it, than he fees new...travel ' on as before. ' This is fo plainly every man's condi' tion in life, that there is no one, who has ' obferved any thing,' but may obferve, ' that as...
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Select British Classics, Volume 13

English literature - 1803
...sees new ' ground and other hills beyond yet, and continues to ' travel on as before. ' This is so plainly every man's condition in life, • that there is no one who has observed any thing, but ' may observe, that as fast as his time wears away, ' his appetite to something...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...must end his journey, because it terminates his prospect; but he no sooner arrives at it, than he sees new ground and other hills beyond it, and continues to travel on as before. ' This is so plainly every man's condition in life, that there is no one who has observed any thing, but may...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 132

England - 1882
...end his journey, because it terminates his prospect ; but he no sooner arrives at it, thaii he sees new ground and other hills beyond it, and continues to travel on as before." The simile no doubt passed through many hands before it became the possession of that gentleman who...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 7-8

British essayists - 1823
...end his journey, because it terminates his prospect ; but he no sooner arrives at it, than he sees new ground and other hills beyond it, and continues to travel on as before. " This is so plainly every man's condition in life, that there is no one who has observed any thing, but may...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

English essays - 1823
...must end his journey, because it terminates his prospect; but he no sooner arrives at it, than he sees new ground and other hills beyond it, and continues to travel on as before. ' This is so plainly every man's condition in life, that there is no one who has observed any thing, but may...
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