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" I have always observed that the visitors to the abbey remained longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid monuments of the great and the heroic. They linger... "
The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror - Page 138
1821
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1820 - 438 pages
...the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure ; but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men is ever new,...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1822 - 424 pages
...the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...heroic. They linger about these as about the tombs oi' friends and companions ; for indeed there is something of companionship between the author and...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1821 - 354 pages
...the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure : but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men is ever new,...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824 - 804 pages
...the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure: but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men is ever new, active...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 3

1834 - 532 pages
...the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that coM curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure ; but the intercourse between (he author and his fellow-men is ever new,...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1834 - 320 pages
...the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...posterity only through the medium of history, which is continu" ally growing faint and obscure : but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.], Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1836 - 250 pages
...admiration with which they gaze on the splen did monuments of the great and the heroic. They lin ger about these as about the tombs of friends and companions...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure ; but the intercourse between the author and his fellow men is ever new,...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

1839 - 256 pages
...admiration with which they gaze on the splen did monuments of the great and the heroic. They lin ger about these as about the tombs of friends and companions...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure ; but the intercourse between the author and his fellow men is ever new,...
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq

Washington Irving - 1843 - 390 pages
...the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure: but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men is ever new, active...
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The Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1843 - 458 pages
...the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...monuments of the great and the heroic. They linger about there as about the tombs of friends and companions; for indeed there is something of companionship...
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