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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 Martyrs: Or, The Triumph of the Christian Religion, Volume 2

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1812
...a Gothic Church : Now allis hushed, and still as death : His 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 stedfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity ! It...
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Biographia Dramatica: Names of dramas: M-Z. Latin plays by English authors ...

David Erskine Baker - 1812
...Hark! Altneriri, No, all is hush'd, and still as death. 'T is 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 stedfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity! It...
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Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse: Containing ..., Volume 3

David Erskine Baker - 1812
...Leonora. Hark! dlmeña. No, all is hush'd, and still as death. T is 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 stedfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity ! It...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1813
...LEoN. Hark ! ALM. No, all is bush-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 pond-rous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity !...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 10

Alexander Chalmers - 1813
...LEON. Hark ! ALM. No, all is hush'd, and still as deafh. 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, By its own \yeight made steadfast and immovcable, Looking tranquillity !...
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The London Theatre: A Collection of the Most Celebrated Dramatic ..., Volume 8

Thomas Dibdin - 1815
...Lew. Hark! Aim. No, all is husli'd, and still as death 'tis dreadful ! How rev'reud is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch and pondVous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity. It strikes...
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The Columbian Reader,: Comprising a New and Various Selection of Elegant ...

Rodolphus Dickinson - 1815 - 204 pages
...re.turn, theljiorror of this place And silence, wiH increase your melancholy. How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient, pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft it's areh'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immovcabl^, Looking tranquillity.....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...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 stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...lord. 89. Description of an ancient Cathedral. CONGREVE. Tis dreadful : How rev'rend 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 Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1819
...and to gratify my readers, by a passage from " The Mourning Bride." 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 it* own weight made steadfast anil immoveable, Looking tranquillity !...
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