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" Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps, And throned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity... "
A Thousand Thoughts from Various Authors - Page 5
edited by - 1880 - 374 pages
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 7

1817 - 628 pages
...power, and beauty hev describes. The following stanza presents a striking instance. 1 But these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose...forms and falls The avalanche - the thunderbolt of snows ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show How earth...
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The Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and ...

John Murray (Firm) - 1811 - 618 pages
...for ever." — Rogers. It was such a prospect that inspired those remarkable lines of Byron : — " Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose...yet appals. Gather around these summits, as to show _ How earth may soar to heaven, yet leave vain man below." The points from which such an Alpine panorama...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

1816 - 692 pages
...o'er thy banks, though Empires near them fall. A race of faces happy as the scene, " But these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls And tbrorifed Eternity in icy_ halls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps. The avalanche—the...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 2

1818 - 764 pages
...thi-m by the Roman poets. The Alps themselves, •• The palaces of nature, whose vast walls Hare pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps And throned...falls The avalanche, the thunderbolt of snow,"— Even these, the most glorious objects which the eye of man can behold, were regarded by the ancients...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 2

1818 - 782 pages
...few detached lines is all that is left in regard to them by the Roman poets. The Alps themselves, " The palaces of nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...falls The avalanche, the thunderbolt of snow,"— . Even these, the most glorious objects which the eye of man can behold, were regarded by the ancients...
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Letters during a tour through ... France, Savoy, Switzerland, Germany and ...

Thomas Raffles - 1818 - 374 pages
...lines of Lord Byron occur to me as admirably descriptive of the scenes in which it leaves me : " • Above me are the Alps, The palaces of nature, whose...halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalancbe — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expandi the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these...
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Letters, During a Tour Through Some Parts of France, Savoy, Switzerland ...

Thomas Raffles - 1818 - 330 pages
...«fcord Byron occur to me as admirably descriptive of the scenes in which it leaves me : " ———— Above me are the Alps, The palaces of nature, whose...halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche—the thunderbolt of snow! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1818 - 896 pages
...Have pinnacled in donde their snowy scalps, And throned eternity in icy hall» Of cold snbliraity, where forms and falls The avalanche— the thunderbolt...! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather urouud these buramits, as to show How earth may pierce to heaven, yet leave vain man below/ p. 36....
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The Christian Observer, Volume 16

1818 - 904 pages
...scalps, And throned eternity in icy balls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche—the thunderbolt of snow! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to showHow earth may pierce to heaven, yet leave vain man below.'' p 3G. At length he arrives on the borders...
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Letters During a Tour Through Some Parts of France, Savoy, Switzerland ...

Thomas Raffles - 1819 - 370 pages
...scenes in •which it leaves me : " Above me are the Alps, The palaces of nature, whose, vast wall) Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps, And throned...spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits as to shew How earth may pierce to heaven, yet leave vain man below." Your's, &c. LETTER XX. LAUSANNE. My...
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