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" When I am in a serious humour, I very often walk by myself in Westminster Abbey; where the gloominess of the place, and the use to which it is applied, with the solemnity of the building, and the condition of the people who lie in it, are apt to fill... "
The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison: The Tatler and Spectator ... - Page 270
by Joseph Addison - 1854
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785
...to which it is applied, with the Solemnity ol the Building, and the Condition of the People who lye 'in it, are apt to fill the Mind with a Kind of Melancholy, or rather Thoughtfulnefs, that is not difagreeable. I know that Entertainments of this Nature are apt to railc...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...N" 7. the the ufe to which it is applied, with the folemnity of the building, and the condition of the people who lie in it, are apt to fill the mind with a kind of melancholy, or rather thoughtfulnefs, that is not difagreeable. I yefterday paffed a whole afternoon in the church-yard,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1789 - 398 pages
...place, and the ufe to which it is applied, with the folemnity of the building, and the condition of the people who lie in it, are apt to fill the mind with a iind-of melancholy, or rather vhoughtfulnefs, that is not difagreeable. I yeiterday pafled a whole...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - 1801 - 392 pages
...place, and the use to which it is applied, with the solemnity of the building, and the condition of the people who lie in it, are apt to fill the mind with a kind of melancholy, or rather thoughtfulhess, that is not disagreeable. Spectator, N 26. If the latter .members of this sentence*...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 407 pages
...place, and the use to which it is applied, with the solemnity of the building, and the condition of the people who lie in it, are apt to fill the mind...disagreeable. I yesterday passed a whole afternoon in the church yard, the cloisters and the church ; amusing myself with the tomb stones and inscriptions, which...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1816
...place, and the use to which it is applied, with the solemnity of the building, and the condition of the people who lie in it, are apt to fill the mind...inscriptions that I met with in those several regions of the de;id. Most of them recorded nothing else of the buried person, but that he was born upon one day,...
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The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ...

Spectator The - 1816
...place, and the use to which it is applied, with the solemnity of the building, and the condition of the people who lie in it, are apt to fill the mind...thoughtfulness , that is not disagreeable. I yesterday passed the whole afternoon in the churchyard, the cloisters, and the church, amusing myself with the tomb-stones...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1817 - 407 pages
...place, and the use to which it is applied, with the solemnity of the building, and the condition of the people who lie in it, are apt to fill the mind...disagreeable. I yesterday passed a whole afternoon m the church yard, the cloisters and the church ; amusing myself with the tomb stones and inscriptions,...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1819 - 436 pages
...place', and the use' to which it is applied, with the solemnity of the building', and the condition of the people' who lie in it, are apt to fill the mind...thoughtfulness', that is not disagreeable'. I yesterday passed the whole afternoon in the church'-yard, the cloisters', and the church', amusing myself with the tomb'-stones...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 pages
...place, and the use to which it is applied, with the solemnity of the building, and the condition of the people who lie in it, are apt to fill the mind...disagreeable. I yesterday passed a whole afternoon in the church yard, the cloisters and the church ; amusing myself with the tomb stones and inscriptions, which...
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