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" Whistling through hollows of this vaulted aisle. We'll listen— Leon. Hark! Aim No, all is hush'd, and still as death — 'tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd... "
Lives of the English Poets: Smith-Savage - Page 230
by Samuel Johnson - 1905
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Jones's British Theatre, Volume 2

English drama - 1795
...hnfh'' 1, and flill as death-—'tis dread* full Hew reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whofe ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made ftedfaft and immoveable, Looking tranquility. It ftrikes an...
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Bell's British Theatre, Volume 19

John Bell - English drama - 1797
...No, all is hush'd, and still as death— 'tis dreadful! How reverend 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 tranquil t ,. It strikes an...
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Johnson's Lives of the English Poets abridged, with notes and illustrations ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1797 - 239 pages
...all is hufh'd, and ftill as death 'Tis dreadful 1 How reverend is the face of this tall pile; Whofe ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made fttdfaft and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It flrikes an...
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The Monthly Review

1798
...hush'd and still as death How reverend is the face of this tall pile, By its own weight made stcdfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice j my own affrights me with its echoes." On an island in...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

Biography - 1798
...hufli'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 pond'rous roof, By its own weight made ftedfaft and immovcable. Looking tranquillity ! it ftrikes an...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...No, all is husVd, and still at death — Tis dreadful 1 How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To...aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight rr.ade stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight...
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The Port Folio, Volume 3

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1810
...description of the temple in his Mourning Bride : " How reverend is the face of this tall pile. Whose amient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its...ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immovable. Looking tranquillity!"— Mourning Bride. Cheerfulness. When joy is settled into a habit,...
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Lives of English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...is hufli'd and ftill as death. — 'Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tail pile, Whofe ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft...arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made ftedfaft and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It ftrikes an awe And terror on my aching fight ; the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801
...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...arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made fledfaft and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It ftrilces an awe And terror on my aching fight ;...
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The Life of David Garrick, Volume 1

Arthur Murphy - 1801 - 507 pages
...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 tranquillity ! It ftrikes an awe And terror on my aching fight ; the tombs...
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