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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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'tl and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made steadfast ed, perhax5B tomb* And monumental caves ol' death look cold, And shoot a chillness to my trembling hean. Give me...
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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 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, Looking tranquillity !...
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Crosby place, described in a lect. on its antiquities and reminiscences

Charles Mackenzie - 1842 - 80 pages
...expressed by Congreve : " No, all is hushed and still as death. 'TU dreadful ; How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their...made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity." Mourning Bride, Act I. architecture, with their " dim religious light," and their tall straight lines...
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Results of Reading

James Stamford Caldwell - 1843 - 351 pages
...men's graves. 4 Hark! 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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The amnesty, or, The duke of Alba in Flanders

Charles F. Ellerman - 1843
...like the daughter of a certain hidalgo ! " CHAPTER III. -" 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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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 15

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1844
...emotion rushing from the heart, and quivering in ecstacy upon the lip : "How venerable 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. The...
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The Duke of Alba in Flanders: Or, The Amnesty. An Historical Novel of the ...

Charles F. Ellerman - 1844
...the daughter of a certain hidalgo ! " . CHAPTER III. " 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 world of London, Volume 1

John Fisher Murray - 1845
...of emotion rushing from the heart, and quivering in ecstacy upon the lip : How venerable 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. The...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - 1845 - 484 pages
...undissembled joy ; And thick around the woodland hymns arise. A Temple. CONCRETE. 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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Aids to English Composition

Richard Green Parker - 1845 - 50 pages
...morn appears, mother of dews, At first faint gleaming in the dappled cast. 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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