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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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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - 1849 - 432 pages
...expression, in the manner in which he hail heretofore been directed." 788. How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'dt and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 6

Walter Scott - 1849
...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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Bridal of Triermain. Minor poems

Sir Walter Scott - 1900
...his fane of old.2 i 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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1900
...great Anarch ! lets the curtain fall ; And universal darkness buries all." s" 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 nnmovable, Looking tranquillity! ...
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The Novels and Poems of Sir Walter Scott: Poems and ballads

Walter Scott - 1900
...his fane of old.2 All is hush'd, and still as death 'tis dreadful I 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 1 It...
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The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 12

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1901
...Bride ' " ' 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 immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight :...
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International Library of Masterpieces, Literature, Art and Rare ..., Volume 8

Harry Thurston Peck - 1901
...Hark ! ALMERIA. No, all is hushed and still as death. 'T is dreadful 1 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 my aching sight ; the...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and ...

Robert Chambers - 1902
...listen. Leon. Hark! Aim. No ; all is hushed and still as death. 'Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face ] M . steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the...
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Anthology of English Poetry: Beowulf to Kipling

Robert Naylor Whiteford - 1903 - 432 pages
...interior of a cathedral in his " The Mourning Bride," Act II. i : "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 immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ;...
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The Story of Seville

Walter Matthew Gallichan - 1903 - 271 pages
...persons have thrown themselves from its summit. CHAPTER V The Cathedral ' 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.' WILLIAM CONGREVZ. ' T ET us build such a huge and...
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