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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 chilness to my trembling heart. "
The Works of Lord Byron - Page 447
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1904
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The Life of David Garrick, Volume 1

Arthur Murphy - 1801 - 544 pages
...the temple, and defcribes that awful ftructure in the following lines : No, all is hndi'd, and ftill as death !—'tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whofe ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pnnd'rous roof, Looking...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1801 - 424 pages
...hollows of this vaulted ifle ; We 'Jl hften— LEONORA. Hark! ALMERJA. No, all is hufh'd and ftill as death. -^ 'Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whofe ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its...
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The wanderer: or, A collection of original tales and essays, Volume 2

Charles Fothergill (of Salisbury.) - 1803 - 342 pages
...Congreve forcibly struck my recollection, where he says——— " . "Tis dreadful ! " How rev'rend is the face of this tall pile, " Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads " To bear aloft its arch'dand pond'rous roof! " By its own weight made stedfast and immoveablc. " Looking tranquillity,...
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The British drama, Volume 1

British drama - 1804 - 954 pages
...some transient wind Whistling through hollows of tins vaulted aisle. We'll listen Jjon. Hark ! Aim. No, all is hushed, and still as death — 'tis dreadful...arched and ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and ¡mmoveable, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the...
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The British Drama: Tragedies. 2 v

1804 - 516 pages
...else some transient wind Whistling through hollows of this vaulted aisle. We'll listenLeon. Hark" Alm. No, all is hushed, and still as death — 'tis dreadful...arched and ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the...
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The British Drama: pt. 1-2. Tragedies

1804 - 510 pages
...some transient wind Whistling through hollows of this vaulted aisle. We'll listen Leon. Hark ! Alm. No, all is hushed, and still as death — 'tis dreadful...heads, To bear aloft its arched and ponderous roof, Ну its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 2

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804 - 740 pages
...adoramus. The same effect in a Gothic church, is finely described by Congreve : No, all is hush'd, and still as death ;.... 'tis dreadful ! How reverend...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 British drama, Volume 1

British drama - 1804 - 946 pages
...some transient wind Whistling through hollows of this vaulted aisle. We'll listen Leon. Hark ! Mm. No, all is hushed, and still as death — 'tis dreadful ! How reverend is the race of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arched and...
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History of the City and Cathedral of Lichfield

John Jackson - 1805 - 308 pages
...Cathedral. OESCRIPTJON DESCRIPTION . OF THE STATUES, MONUMENTS, &c. OF THE CATHEDRAL OF LICHFIELD*. " How reverend is the face of this tall Pile, Whose...pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof! By its own weight rnade stedfast and immoveable. Looking Tranquilhty, —...
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The Lives of the Most Celebrated English Poets, with Criticisms. Extracted ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 322 pages
...No — all is hush'd, and still as death — 'Tis dreadful ! How rev 'rend is the face of this tail pile. Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable ! Looking tranquillity! It...
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