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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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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - 1845 - 429 pages
...morn appears, mother of dews, At first faint gleaming in the dappled east. How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their...arched and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity ! Youth is not rich in time ; it may be poor ; Part with...
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The poets of Yorkshire, commenced by W.C. Newsam; complete and publ. by J ...

William Cartwright Newsam - 1845
...Hark ! Almeria. No, all is hnsh'd, aml 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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Memoirs of a Femme de Chambre, Volume 2

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - 1846 - 440 pages
...and arrived before the halldoor just as it was getting dusk. CHAPTER lV. "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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Ellen Middleton: A Tale

Georgiana Fullerton - 1846 - 360 pages
...and arrived before the hall-door just as it was getting dusk. CHAPTER IV. "How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads To bear aloft its arch'd aud ponderous roof, By Its own weight made steadfast and immoveable — Looking tranquillity....
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First Impressions of England and Its People

Hugh Miller - 1847 - 407 pages
...Leonora.—Hark! Almeria.—No, all is hushed and still as death: 'tis dreadful. How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their...arched and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immovable,— Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on the aching sight:...
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The Fourth Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed for the ...

Salem Town - 1847 - 408 pages
...silence, and in solemn warning speaks. Now all is hushed and still as death — How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their...arched and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable. It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight. The tombs, And monumental...
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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1847
...passage he had ever read : ho recollected none in SHAKESPEARE equal to it, — (How reverend is the face The worthiness of praise distains his worth, If that the prais'd himself bring the p arch'd and pond'rous roof, !!> its own weight MI lib- steadfast and unmovcablCt Looking tranquillity...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. in Twelve Volumes: With All ...

Walter Scott - 1848 - 823 pages
...his fane of old.3 1 ["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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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - 1848 - 874 pages
...The Dnkeuf Buckingham, in" Abialotn ami Achitophel." — CKGKEII. • •• How reverend is the face n was a part of the clamour arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and untnoveablct Looking tranquillity !...
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History of Architecture: From the Earliest Times; Its Present Condition in ...

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1848 - 426 pages
...front of it is a canopy under which is the idol, Visvacarma. " The ancient pillars rear their rocky heads, To bear aloft its arched and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immovable ; Looking tranquillity, it strikes an awe And terror to my aching sight." What...
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