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" Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a dullness to my trembling heart. "
The British drama - Page 276
by British drama - 1804
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Noctes Atticæ, or Reveries in a garret; containing observations on men and ...

Paul Ponder (pseud.) - 1825
...and the structure of a noble cathedral is delineated in a masterly manner. How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity. It...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...LEONORA. Hark! ALMERIA. No, all is hush'd and still as death. Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile ; Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It...
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Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1825 - 380 pages
...able to describe this." And then he burst out with his usual warmth : " How reverend is the face of this tall pile, ' Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, 4 By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, ' Looking tranquillity!'...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...LEONORA. Hark! ALMERIA. No, all is hush'd and still as death. Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile ; Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveablc. Looking tranquillity ! It...
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Noctes Atticae: Or, Reveries in a Garret; Containing Short, and Chiefly ...

Paul Ponder ([pseud.]) - 1825 - 228 pages
...and the structure of a noble cathedral is delineated in a masterly manner. How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity. It...
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Arliss's Literary collections

John Arliss - 1825 - 358 pages
...thistle. And like a true Briton he merry and free. LINLITHGOW PALACE, SCOTLAND. " How reverend 19 the face of this tall pile ; Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roofs, By m own weight m nle steittast and immoveahle ; Looking tranquillity.''...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...Almeria's speech is the one on which the remarks above were chiefly made. How reverend is the face of this tall pile; Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity. It...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 82

1822
...aisle. We'll listen No; all is hush'd and still as death 1 'tis dreadful! How rev'rend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads To bear aloft its arch'd and pondrous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and i minor cab It1, Looking tranquillity!...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1826 - 420 pages
...Hark ! Alaieria. No, all is IiushM and still as death. 'Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and iaioioreabJe,, .. . nquillity '...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...Almeria's speech is the one on which the remarks above were chiefly made. How reverend is the face of this tall pile; Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its. own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity....
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