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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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1900
...the curtain fall ; And universal darkness buries all." s" 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 nnmovable, Looking tranquillity! — it strikes...
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Westminster Abbey

Georgina E. Troutbeck - London (England) - 1900 - 278 pages
...CHOIR " How reverend is the face of this tall pile, VK Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immovable Looking tranquillity I " IF any visitor, entering the Abbey, wishes to obtain...
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A Historical Description of Westminster Abbey: Its Monuments and Curiosities

Westminster Abbey - Cathedrals - 1901 - 132 pages
...•' All is hush'd and still as death.— 'Tfs dreadful! How reverend is the face of thia tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To...arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and Immoveable, Looking tranquillity I It3 strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight;...
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Chats on Writers and Books, Volume 1

John N. Crawford - Authors, English - 1903
...passage he had ever read. It is a description of a temple. How reverend is the face of this tall pile ; Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads To bear...ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight. Boswell records...
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English Literature: From Milton to Johnson, by Edmund Goose

Richard Garnett - English literature - 1903
...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...arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the...
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English Prose (1137-1890)

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1909 - 544 pages
...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...arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Lookinp! tranquillity! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight; the...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: Together with a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1910
...arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and unmovable, Looking tranquillity I—it strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight. The tombs And monumental caves of death look be found in Shakspeare. Sir, a man may have no more than tt: guineas in the world, but he may have...
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William Congreve

William Congreve - 1912 - 466 pages
...rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arched and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity! It strikes an...the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, i. — 'Tis :\nd shoot a dullness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice;...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...No, all is hush'd and still as death. — 'Tis dreadful! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, nship and love. In spite of difference of soil and...language and manners, of laws and customs, in spite steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight; the...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, 1 Cf. Gayley, p. 238. nted sally produced a roar of applause. After all, however, those w steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ;...
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