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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 Monuments and Genii of St.Paul's and Westminster Abbey: Comprising Naval ...

George Lewis Smyth - 1826 - 1042 pages
...transient wind Whistling through hollows of this vaulted. aisle: We'll listen— LEONORA. Hark! AI.MI.M \. No, all is hushed and still as death. — Tis dreadful!...the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars raise their marble heads, To bear aloft the arched and ponderous roof By its own weight made stedfast...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826 - 432 pages
...the following passage from Almeria's speech is the one on which the remarks above were chiefly made. How reverend is the face of this tall pile; Whose...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. It...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826 - 430 pages
...the following passage from Almeria's speech is the one on which the remarks above were chiefly made. How reverend is the face of this tall pile; Whose...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 European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 82

1822 - 608 pages
...this vaulted aisle. We'll listen No; all is hush'd and still as death 1 '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 pondrous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and i minor cab It1, Looking tranquillity!...
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The unknown; or, The northern gallery, Volume 2

Francis Lathom - 1826 - 256 pages
...forbid /it!" she silently prayed. ... .i .. CHAP. VI " How rev'rend is the face of this tall pil«, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arched and pond'rou»roof, By its own weight made stedfast and iminoveable! " CONGREVE. "Ay, my mother. With all...
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Truckleborough hall [by W.P. Scargill].

M A Scargill - 1827 - 460 pages
...comprehend, what we would have, and what we are using all our diligence to obtain. CHAPTER XVI. How rev'rend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marhle heads, To hear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof I By its own weight made steadfast and imrnoveahle....
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St. Petersburgh: A Journal of Travels to and from that Capital ..., Volume 1

Augustus Bozzi Granville - 1828 - 670 pages
...Dr. Johnson's opinion, the most poetical description in the English language. v "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 pond'ruus roof, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ;...
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St. Petersburgh: A Journal of Travels to and from that Capital ..., Volume 1

Augustus Bozzi Granville - 1828 - 660 pages
...opinion, the most poetical description in the English language. " No, all is hush'd and still as death 1 'tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall...pillars rear their marble heads To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight;...
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Philadelphia Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1828 - 332 pages
...shaded cloisters, create a solemnity of thought and feeling peculiarly adapted to such an occasion. 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 made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity !...
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British Theatre: Comprising Tragedies, Comedies, Operas, and ..., Volume 5

Owen Williams - 1828 - 926 pages
...We'll listen— Leon. Hark! Aim. No, all is hush'd, and still as death— 'tis dreadful! How rev'rend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads To bear aloft its arch and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity. It strikes...
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