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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 Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 pages
...he made a lord. DESCRIPTION of an ancient CA/IHEDRAL. (CONCRETE.) • -'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 pond'rous roof! By its own weight made stedfast, and immoveable. Looking tranquillity, it...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays,: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - 1808 - 382 pages
...behold the tomb of Anselmo), an image the most poetical of any in the English language : " How rev'rend 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 stedfast and immoveable, " Looking tranquillity...
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Love for Love: A Comedy in Five Acts

William Congreve - 1808 - 412 pages
...vaulted aisle. We'll listen No, all is hush'd, and still as death — 'tis dreadfijl ! How rev'rend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To boar aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity...
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The Literary panorama, Volume 5, Issue 1809

1809 - 672 pages
...my fancy, and occasioned much investigation, I shall avail myself of the poet's words, and exclaim : How reverend is the face of this tall pile» Whose...pillars rear their marble heads To bear aloft its arch'dand pond'rous roof. By its own weight made stedfast and immovable* Looking tranquillity! Co NO...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 422 pages
...Whistling thro' hollows of this vaulted isle ; We '11 listen— LEONORA. Harkl ALMERIA. 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 immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 494 pages
...Whistling thro' hollows of this vaulted aisle; We'll listen— LEONORA. Hark! ALMERIA. No, all is hush'd and still as death. "Tis dreadful ' How reverend is...pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its areh'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity !...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 464 pages
...LEONORA. Hark ! ALMKRIA. No, all is hush'd and nil! as death. ' I , . dreadful ! How reverend is the fuce 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 Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 682 pages
...thou see mie breastis trublous state, Theere love doth harrie up mie joie, and ethc ! " All is hush'd and still as death ! — 'tis dreadful : How reverend is the face of this tall pile! Give me thy band, and let me hear thy voice. Mourning Bride. I wretched bee, beyonde the hele of late,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 598 pages
...listen— LEONORA. Hark! ALMERIA. No, all is hush'd and still as death.— Tis dreadful I How reverend n the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads. To bi-ar aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof. By its own weight mude stedfaat and immoveable, Looking...
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The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes, Volume 1

1811 - 718 pages
...else some trmiieK wind Whistling through hollows of this vaulted aisk. We'll listen Leon. Hark! Aim. 'd in Pandora's box, shoVr, in your presence, stcdfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the...
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