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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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Chats on Writers and Books, Volume 1

John N. Crawford - 1903
...finest poetical passage he had ever read. It is a description of a temple. 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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English Literature: From Milton to Johnson, by Edmund Goose

Richard Garnett - 1903
...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 steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity. It...
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From Milton to Johnson

Richard Garnett - 1903
...I^eonora. 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 it& arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity....
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Choice of Choices [poems]

1905 - 261 pages
...the theme, And earth and heaven repeat the strain of love. 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 ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight. The...
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A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method for the Student ...

Banister Fletcher - 1905 - 738 pages
..."Harrison (F.). " Theophano." (Historical Novel). FRENCH ROMANESQUE. " How reverend is the face of Ihis tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble...arched and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror on the aching sight." ...
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Calendar, Part 3

University of Calcutta - 1908
...thou hope, who took'st the way To raise in me inexpiable hate. (7) Almcria. 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 I And terror on my aching sight ; the...
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English Prose (1137-1890)

John Matthews Manly - 1909 - 544 pages
...Leo. Hark! Atm. 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 immoveable, Lookinp! tranquillity!...
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Selected Essays of Lamb

Charles Lamb - 1910 - 285 pages
...lines he had in his mind are from Congreve's ' Mourning Bride,' II, 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.' " Ainger. 66:19-20. Fox and Dewesbury. George...
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William Congreve

William Congreve - 1912 - 466 pages
...Aim. No, all is hushed, and still as death dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, sc Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To...arched and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight; the...
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The Technic of the Speaking Voice: Its Development, Training, and Artistic ...

John Rutledge Scott - 1915 - 660 pages
...through the last six lines. Now all is hushed and still as death! 'Tis dreadful! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their...heads, To bear aloft its arched and ponderous roof, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight! The tombs And monumental caves...
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