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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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Philadelphia Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1828
...a solemnity of thought and feeling peculiarly adapted to such an occasion. 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 steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity !...
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British Theatre: Comprising Tragedies, Comedies, Operas, and ..., Volume 3

Owen Williams - 1828 - 908 pages
...listen— Leon. Hark! Aim. No, all is hush'd, and still as death— 'tis dreadful! How rev'rend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads To bear aloft its arch and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity. It strikes...
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St. Petersburgh: A Journal of Travels to and from that Capital ..., Volume 1

Augustus Bozzi Granville - 1828
...English language. " No, all is hush'd and still as death 1 '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, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight;...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 11

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...remains immovable, and smiles at the madness of the dance about him ! Drydea. How revered 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 stedfast and immoveable. Congrew. Immovably firm...
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The Irish Shield and Monthly Milesian, Volume 1

George Pepper - 1829
...Cathedral : — " 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 steadfast and immovcable ; Looking tranquillity !...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 21

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...Collier of Friendship. How reverend is ihe face of this tall pile, Whose massy pillars rear their aged heads To bear aloft its arched and ponderous roof, By its own weight made iteadftut and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! it strikes an awe And terrour on my aking sight. Congreie....
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The Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster, Volume 7

Edinburgh encyclopaedia - 1830
...Hark!— ภ/ ¡๋. No, all ¡a hushed, and still as death.— 'Tia dreadful. " How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arched and pond'rous roof; By its own weight made btedfast and ¡mmoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes...
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The Lives of the Players, Volume 2

John Galt - 1831
...cathedral : — " Now 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, • Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror to my aching sight...
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The Lives of the Players: Macklin

John Galt - 1831
...cathedral: — " Now 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, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror to my aching sight ;...
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Tacitus. Tr. by A. Murphy, Volume 5

Publius Cornelius Tacitus - 1831
...occasion required. 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 steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity ! It...
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