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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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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...as distant from truth, as the eyes are from the cars. — Thales. f -~ 414 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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An Historical, Topographical, and Descriptive View of the County ..., Volume 2

Eneas Mackenzie, Marvin Ross - 1834
...time at least, every idea of examining the parts of which it is composed. " 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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An historical, topographical and descriptive view of the county ..., Volume 2

Eneas Mackenzie - 1834
...time at least, every idea of examining the parts of which it is composed. " 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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1835
...material objects, without any intermixture of moral notions (2), which (1) [" 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 stedfast and unmoveable, Looking tranquillity ! —...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1835
...material objects, without any intermixture of moral notions ( 2 ), which (1) [" 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 stedfast and unmoveable, Looking tranquillity!.—...
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Progressive Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: Particularly Designed to ...

Richard Green Parker - 1835 - 144 pages
...and expression, in the manner in which he has heretofore been directed. 752. 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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The bridal of Triermain, Harold the dauntless, Field of Waterloo, and other ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1836 - 310 pages
...his fane of old.2 i [" All it hush'd, and still as death—'tin 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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...LEONORA. Hark! ALMERIA. No, all Is hush'd and still as death.— 'Tis dreadful* How reverend is the face from the world. But he seemed to have forgotten that the same verse which contains arch'd and pond'rnus roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveablc, Looking tranquillity !...
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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - 1840 - 502 pages
...listen— tx>. Hark' Atm. No, all is hush'd and still as death.— Tts 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 immoveable, Looking tranquillity !...
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The Dramatic Works of Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, and Farquhar: With ...

William Wycherley, Leigh Hunt - 1840 - 668 pages
...Leon. Hark ! Aim. No, all is hnsh'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 itnmoveable, Looking tranquillity !...
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